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Teaching Assistant posting: Gender and Women’s Studies

Posted by Gender and Women’s Studies on July 5, 2022 in Job Postings

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:   June 30, 2022

APPLICATION DEADLINE:      July 13, 2022

4 POSITIONS:     Teaching Assistant (TA 90), GWST 1010 (Fall Term 2022 – In-Person 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), currently scheduled for Mondays and Wednesday, 1135-1255, September-December 2022.

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.

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 Resume/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


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