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Teaching Assistant posting: Faculty of Agriculture ‑ Business and Social Sciences

Posted by Faculty of Agriculture - Business and Social Sciences on December 16, 2021 in Job Postings



Faculty of Agriculture

Dalhousie University

Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada B2N 5E3

Posting Date:  December 14, 2021

Application Deadline: December 19, 2021 – or until position filled

Position:    TA – Winter 2022 – January to April 2022

MGTA 2000 – Human Resource Management

Department/Location: Business and Social Sciences, Agricultural Campus

Pay Rate:  90 hours as per CUPE Collective Agreement - $2,197.00 gross.

Work Assignment:  
This course is taught in-person. Duties include but are not limited to:
1) Preparation: Assist in rubric design and workshop setup.

2) In-class: Instruct a sub-group of the class, answer questions, supervise and evaluate during the workshop sessions.

3) Office duties: Discuss and give feedback on course design and planning of sessions as the course progresses, discuss student engagement and evaluation.

4) Marking, grading, and proctoring: Grade assignments, give feedback, invigilate in class mid-terms as required.

5) Other: Meet with individual students to advise on assignment improvement and course plans.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:   Applicants with relevant education at the undergraduate or graduate degree (i.e., with a background in Ag. Business, Ag. Economics, Int'l Food Business programs at DalAC or Business, Commerce, or Economics programs from another campus). Successful completion of a course in Human Resource Management with a minimum grade of A- or equivalent at the degree level are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to graduate students in the Department.

Applications must include a cover letter clarifying qualifications and relevant experience, and a curriculum vitae. Please include an official or unofficial copy of your transcript.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply through email by the application deadline to:

Steven Dukeshire, Dept Chair


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 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