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Teaching Assistant/ Marker/ Demonstrator Posting: Department of Russian

Posted by Department of Russian on September 8, 2022 in Job Postings

Teaching Assistant/ Marker/ Demonstrator Posting

Dalhousie University

Department:               Department of Russian, 6135 University Avenue,  Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Posting Date:                         8 September  2022

Application Deadline:             12 September 2022

Position:                                 TA 130 for RUSN 1020, fall 2022 (Five positions available)

Term/Dates:                            September – December, fall 2022

Pay Rate:
                                In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement

Work Assignment:

Working in close consultation with the Part-Time Academic, and following a set plan, the Teaching Assistant is responsible for keeping up with the weekly lectures, leading tutorial groups (material will be delivered online), leading monthly revising/editing workshops, familiarity with the required literature, grading tests and essays, keeping records and the calculation of final grades. Be available to students outside of class time via email.


Applicants should be entering and/or have completed their final year of a BA Honours. Good teaching skills, including grammar training and strong English composition skills, commitment to student learning and strong sense of personal responsibility.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by the application deadline to

Applications must include a cover letter and resume.

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