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Teaching Assistant Posting (TA90): Indigenous Studies Program INDG 2052

Posted by Indigenous Studies Program (Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences) on December 1, 2021 in Job Postings

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE: December 1, 2021


POSITIONS: Teaching Assistant (TA 90) for INDG 2052/CANA 2052/SOSA 2052 (Winter 2022).

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Indigenous Studies Program, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

PAY RATE:  As per CUPE 3912 Collective Agreement (90 hours)

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with CANA 2052/INDG 2052/SOSA 2052, Contemporary Issues in Indigenous Studies; a course with approx. 70 students. Duties include, but are not limited to: marking student assignments, essays, and tests, following class lectures (online), and delivering guest lecture, if desired. 90 hours of work during the 2022 winter term are expected. The Teaching Assistant reports to the course instructor.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: An undergraduate degree in Indigenous Studies, Sociology, or in a related field, or graduate work in Indigenous Studies, Sociology, or in a related field. Strong writing skills and the ability to give reliable grammar and composition advice are required, as are strong interpersonal skills. Familiarity with Brightspace is required for content and grade submission. Preference will be given to students with a background in Indigenous Studies. Lived experience as an Indigenous person is an asset.

If you are interested in the TA position, email a cover letter outlining your qualifications, along with your resume and availability, by the application deadline to:

Margaret Robinson
Coordinator, Indigenous Studies Program
Dalhousie University

All offers of employment 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 minority sexual orientation and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit