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Teaching Assistant Posting ‑ Gender & Women's Studies

Posted by Gender & Women's Studies - Multidisciplinary Centre on July 27, 2020 in Job Postings

POSTING DATE:   23 July 2020

APPLICATION DEADLINE:      July 30, 2020, or until position(s) filled

POSITION:     Teaching Assistant (TA 90), GWST 1010 (Fall Term 2020 – Asynchronous Delivery)

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION:     Gender and Women's Studies

PAY RATE:     As per CUPE Collective Agreement (90 hours)

WORK ASSIGNMENT:     The Teaching Assistant will assist with Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies (GWST 1010.03).

Duties include but are not limited to: Reviewing/reading class content, managing the student grades on Brightspace, marking student assignments and exams, helping the professor manage online discussion boards and meetings with students, and assisting students with course requirements. This will all be done online through Brightspace so adequate capabilities for internet connectivity and bandwidth are necessary.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:     An undergraduate degree in Women's Studies or Gender Studies or in a related field and/or graduate work in Women's Studies or Gender Studies or in a related field.  Excellent time-management for finishing marking. Good interpersonal skills.  Strong essay writing skills and the ability to give reliable grammar and composition advice.  Experience in community/political activism will be an asset.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply before the application deadline, including a CV and a brief essay that demonstrates your writing skills. Send your application via e-mail to:

Norma Ranieri, Administrator, Gender and Women's Studies Program


And to Liesl Gambold, Coordinator, Gender and Women's Studies,

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

More information about preparing to teach online can be found at

​All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment 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 Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit