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Teaching Assistant Posting ‑ School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Posted by School of Communication Sciences and Disorders on August 19, 2019 in Job Postings

Posting date: August 19, 2019

Application Deadline: September 9, 2019

Position: TA45 - Teaching Assistant Position 45 hours for CMSD 5150 – Speech and Language Acquisition​ (Fall Term 2019 - September to December 2019)

Department/Location: School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Pay Rate: In accordance with Agreement between Dalhousie University and Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - TA45 $1,098                

Work Assignment:

  • Conduct two tutorials on English morpho-syntax; mark morpho-syntax test; provide support to students
  • Assist in marking the language sample collection/transcription/analysis assignment
  • The Teaching Assistant will report to the Professor of Record for this course, Dr. Elizabeth Kay-Raining Bird

Requirements of Position:

  • 2nd or 3rd Year Student in SCSD, in good standing
  • Excellent writing/communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of English morphology and syntax, language sample collection and transcription methods, and language development relevant to CMSD 5150

If you are interested in the above position, please apply by email by sending a cover letter by the application deadline to: 

Dr. Elizabeth Kay-Raining Bird
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building
5850 College Street, 2nd Floor, Room 2C01
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2

All offers of employment are conditional upon sufficient student enrollment in the course and approval by the University. 

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.