Teaching Assistant / Marker Positions

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JOB POSTING~Marker/Teaching Assistants 

DEPT/LOCATION: SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES/HALIFAX campus 

POSTING DATE: July 16, 2024 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 22, 2024 

The School of Health Sciences is now accepting applications for the following positions. PAY RATE: The pay rate for all positions is in accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement.  

01 POSITION: Marker, HSCE 1000.03 – Foundations of Health Care Practice 

Fall 2024; up to a maximum of 85 hours. 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: HSCE1000.03 is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to develop and  enhance their critical reading, writing, and thinking skills, against the backdrop of topics and issues relevant to  contemporary practice and study in the health sciences (diagnostic medical ultrasound, magnetic resonance  imaging, nuclear medicine technology, radiological technology, and respiratory therapy). Specifically, students  will learn about evidence-based decision making, health and its determinants, the funding and delivery of health  care in Canada, professionalism, communication, teamwork, and diversity.  

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The MARKER will grade the evaluative components of HSCE 1000. Responsibilities include:  regular meetings and e-mail communication with course faculty to review expectations for each assignment;  grading assignments, quizzes and a term paper; and recording, tracking and regularly submitting grades to course  faculty.  

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: an undergraduate degree in one of the health professions, English, literature or  library sciences; an understanding of the evidence based decision-making process.  

02 POSITION: Teaching Assistant Position (90 hours each) for the following two courses: 

  • HSCE 1020.03: Human Anatomy & Physiology I (Fall 2024) 
  • HSCE 1030.03: Human Anatomy & Physiology II (Winter 2025) 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The TA will be responsible for working with the course professor to ensure that the  course runs efficiently and that student evaluations are prompt with appropriate feedback. Evaluation of  student performance will be shared between the TA and the course professor. The TA reports to the course  professor. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Individuals interested in applying for this position should have familiarity with  anatomical and physiological terminology and principles. The successful applicants will preferably be enrolled  in a graduate program in one of the biological sciences. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and  

capacity for organization and working to a deadline are required. Familiarity with the Dalhousie Brightspace  online portal or other online learning resource tools would be beneficial. 

03 POSITION: Teaching Assistant (130 hrs), HSCE 3000.03, Culture, Diversity, & Health, Fall 2024 This course is taught online using On-line Web Learning (Brightspace). Students taking this  distance course may include students who are located throughout Canada. 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will be responsible for working with the course professor to  ensure that the course runs efficiently. Evaluation of student performance (marking) and proctoring  examinations will be shared between the teaching assistant and the course professor. The Teaching Assistant  reports to the course professor. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Individuals interested in applying for this position should have outstanding  organizational and communication skills, should work well with others and be self-motivated independent workers. The successful applicant will be familiar with and interested in current issues related to  cultural competency and diversity in the Canadian health care context. Excellent verbal and written  communication skills are required. Master’s student is preferred but those with relevant undergraduate  preparation and experience will be considered.

04 POSITION: Teaching Assistant (130 hours), HSCE 4030.03: Leadership in Health Care – Fall 2024 This course is taught online using On-line Web Learning (Brightspace). Students taking this distance course may include students who are located throughout Canada. 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: This course is taught on-line using on the Brightspace platform. The Teaching Assistant will  be responsible for working with the course professor in this course to ensure that the course runs efficiently and  effectively. Evaluation of student performance and participation on an ongoing basis will be expected of the TA  in this role. The Teaching Assistant reports to the course professor. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Individuals interested in applying for this position should have outstanding  organizational and communication skills, should work well with others and be self-motivated independent  workers. The successful applicant will be familiar with and interested in current issues related to leadership in  the Canadian health care context. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Experience  with Brightspace is an asset. Master’s student is preferred but those with relevant undergraduate preparation  and experience will be considered.  

If you are interested in the above, please apply with a current CV, specifying the position(s) of interest by the  application deadline to:  

Irene Fitzgerald, Administrative Manager 

School of Health Sciences, Dalhousie University 

irene.fitzgerald@dal.ca 

All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the  courses 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 (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability,  racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for follow-up will be  contacted.




Marker Posting

Dalhousie University

Department: Faculty of Law

Weldon Law Building

6061 University Avenue Dalhousie University Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Posting Date: July 15, 2024

Application Deadline: August 19, 2024

Position:  Marker 

Term/Dates: Fall & Winter term (September 2024 – April 2025)
Pay Rate:  $24.00 per hour  

Estimated Hours: 80 hrs per semester

Work Assignment:  

Markers are needed for LAWS 2510 and 2520, a course offered by the Law School to undergraduates. 

Duties primarily include marking assignments exams within a relatively short timeframe (including during or immediately after exam period), assisting with proctoring assessments, and corresponding or meeting with students to discuss grades.
Requirements:  

The successful applicant will ideally be enrolled as a JD or LLM student at the Schulich School of Law. If the student is enrolled in the JD program, they must be in their second or third year of studies. Previous marking experience is an asset. 

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

Cydney Kane & Yan Lu

cydneykane@dal.ca

yan.lu@dal.ca

Applications should be sent to both of the above and must include a resume, transcript (printed from Dal On-Line) and short cover letter by August 19, 2024.


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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity


Lead Teaching Assistant Posting

Dalhousie University

Department: Faculty of Law

Weldon Law Building

6061 University Avenue Dalhousie University Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Posting Date: July 15, 2024

Application Deadline: August 19, 2024

Position:  Lead Teaching Assistant

Term/Dates: Fall & Winter term (September 2024 – April 2025)

Pay Rate:  $30.05 per hour

Estimated Hours: 90 hrs per semester

Work Assignment:  

A Lead Teaching Assistant is needed for LAWS 2510 and 2520, a course offered by the Law School to undergraduates. 

In addition to marking duties, the Lead Teaching Assistant is responsible for being the conduit between the course professors and the markers. The Lead Teaching Assistant is expected to coordinate which markers will grade which assignments, manage the course grade book, and conduct other administrative tasks that the course professor assigns. 

Requirements:  

The successful applicant will ideally be enrolled as a JD or LLM student at the Schulich School of Law and must have been a marker for LAWS 2510 and 2520 in the previous academic year. If the student is enrolled in the JD program, they must be in their third year of studies. 

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

Cydney Kane & Yan Lu

cydneykane@dal.ca

yan.lu@dal.ca

Applications should be sent to both of the above and must include a resume, transcript (printed from Dal On-Line) and short cover letter by August 19, 2024.

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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity

 


Teaching Assistant Posting 

Dalhousie University 

Halifax NS B3H 4R2 

Posting Date: July 2nd, 2024 

Application Deadline: July 19th, 2024 

Position: Teaching Assistant (January 2025 – April 2025) 

Department/Location: Marine Affairs Program, Faculty of Science, Dalhousie  University 

Pay rate: $30.05 per hour (65 hours) (in accordance with the CUPE Collective  Agreement) 

Work Assignment: The Teaching Assistant will assist with MARA 5013 (Marine  Protected Areas) in the Winter term of the 2024-2025 academic year. 

Duties include but are not limited to: 

  1. Attend all lectures (unless agreed-to with instructor in advance)
  2. Assist with the set up and maintenance of the Brightspace page for the course. 3. Be available to students throughout the term to answer questions about course material
  3. Plan, prepare and deliver a presentation on a relevant MPA topic 5. Support facilitated discussions on the readings
  4. Mark assignments as agreed upon at the beginning of the term

Requirements of position: applicants should be currently enrolled in, or have a Master  of Marine Management degree, an understanding of the course topic, and experience in  the field of marine conservation. Previous teaching and/or mentoring experience  academic or otherwise) would be considered an asset.  

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE SEND A BRIEF  COVER LETTER AND C.V BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO: 

Cali Goud 

Dalhousie University 

Marine.affairs@dal.ca 

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 qualified Aboriginal  people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority  sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would  contribute to the diversity of our community.  

For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringdiversity.




Teaching Assistant Posting 

Dalhousie University 

Halifax NS B3H 4R2 

Posting Date: Wednesday, July 10th, 2024 

Application Deadline: Friday, July 26th, 2024 

Position: Teaching Assistant  

Department/Location: Marine Affairs Program, Faculty of Science, Dalhousie University Pay rate: $30.05 (65 hours) (in accordance with the CUPE Collective Agreement) 

Work Assignment: The Teaching Assistant will assist with MARA 5012 (Community Based Co Management) in the fall term of 2024 – 2025  

Duties include but are not limited to: 

  1. Attend all lectures (unless agreed-to with instructor in advance)
  2. Be available to students throughout the term to answer questions about course material, syllabus, assignments, and to create camaraderie amongst the class.
  3. Plan, prepare and deliver online activities in collaboration with professor had meet the course learning objectives.
  4. Assist with the development of open educational resources that support the MARA5012 course.
  5. Assist with the database management, course research support, and knowledge mobilization related to co-management.
  6. Mark assignments as agreed upon at the beginning of the term.

Requirements of position: Ideal applicants should have a Master of Marine Management degree  and/or strong experience in interdisciplinary research and coursework related to marine issues,  or a related field. Experience in evaluating writing and critical thinking skills will be considered  an asset. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE SEND A BRIEF COVER  LETTER AND C.V BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO: 

Cali Goud 

Marine Affairs Program Administrator 

Dalhousie University 

Marine.affairs@dal.ca 

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 qualified Aboriginal people, persons 

with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and  gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our  community.  

For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringdiversity.


TEACHING ASSISTANT, MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Halifax, NS B3H 3E2POSITIONS (Fall 2024):
Type
Course
Number and Hours
Teaching Assistant
ENVS / ERTH / GEOG 3500
2 x 110-hour position
Marker/Demonstrator
ENVS / ERTH / GEOG 3500
2 x 55-hour positions
DEPARTMENT/LOCATION:  Earth and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science
POSTING DATE:  July 11th, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  July 26th, 2024
RATE OF PAY:  According to the CUPE AgreementWORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will be responsible for assisting the primary instructor for ENVS / ERTH / GEOG 3500 “GIScience and Spatial Data” (formerly Geoscience Information Management) with delivering the lab component of the class. Responsibilities include in person supervision of two in-person lab section per week; monitoring and responding to discussion board questions related to structured workshops and lab projects; grading weekly workshops; and providing occasional one on one assistance through screen sharing applications. The TA reports directly to the instructor.

The Marker/Demonstrator will be responsible for assisting the primary instructor for ENVS / ERTH / GEOG 3500 “GIScience and Spatial Data” with grading large-value lab projects, and tests / exams. The M/D reports directly to the instructor.

REQUIREMENTS: The Teaching Assistant must be a senior undergraduate or graduate student at Dalhousie University, with strong command of Geographic Information Systems software (primarily ESRI ArcGIS Pro™ & ArcGIS Online). The ability to communicate effectively; to lead and engage ENVS / ERTH / GEOG 3500 students; and to provide constructive feedback are required skills for this position.
The Marker/Demonstrators must be senior undergraduate or graduate students at Dalhousie University, with strong command of Geographic Information Systems software (primarily ESRI ArcGIS Pro™). The ability to communicate effectively, to lead and engage ENVS / ERTH / GEOG 3500 students and provide constructive feedback are required skills for this position.

Applications must include a brief covering letter, a résumé or curriculum vitae, and should be sent to:

Dr. Peter Porskamp
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Science
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS CANADA, B3H 4J1
peter.porskamp@dal.ca

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 visitwww.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING  

Dalhousie University  

Halifax, Nova Scotia  

B3H 3J5  

POSTING DATE: July 11, 2024 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 26, 2024 

POSITION: TA 110 hours  

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: School for Resource and Environmental Studies (Studley Campus) PAY RATE: as per CUPE Collective Agreement 

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: Fall term (September – December 2024) 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: One TA position is available to assist the instructor with ENVI 5504 – Management of Natural Resources and the Environment. This in-person course is a required  cornerstone for all first-year students in the Master of Resource and Environmental Management  (MREM) program, and explores foundations of natural resource management through lecture, tutorial,  and field trips. Topics include management paradigms, systems, principles, approaches, tools and  institutions associated with a wide range of sectors such as fisheries, forests, agriculture, the coastal  zone, oceans, parks and protected areas, energy, waste, water, and others. 

DUTIES: The TA will be responsible for providing instruction to supplement the instructor’s knowledge,  assisting with design of course elements, answering student questions, and grading. Training will be  provided for all duties as well as grading calibration undertaken with the instructor. 

This course also has several field trips (all-day or half-day on Wednesdays). The TA may join field trips  as a learning experience if they wish but these will not count towards duties. 

Duties will include but are not limited to: 

  • Keeping regular communication with the instructor and responding to student inquiries using  Microsoft Teams; 
  • Using Brightspace to assist with administration of the course (e.g., uploading grading feedback); Developing and delivering material for up to two lecture slots (2hr 50min) on management topics of  the TA’s speciality / interests which are complementary to the instructor’s expertise; Developing and delivering material for up to two tutorial slots (2hr 50min) on topics of the TA’s  choice to support leadership in environmental management (e.g., advocacy, science  communication, facilitation, scientific writing, inclusion, conflict resolution, numeracy, word  processor proficiency, etc.); 
  • Support assessment design; 
  • Grading assignments. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  

  • Entering at least the second year of a Master’s program, be enrolled in a PhD program, and/or be  the holder of a graduate degree in a relevant discipline; 
  • A record of expertise (e.g., peer-reviewed publications, work experience, relevant degree experience, lived experience, etc.) in relevant topics to demonstrate ability to develop and deliver  course content; 
  • Reliable, energetic, and enthusiastic about the course;
  • Comfortable presenting to, and facilitating discussion among, graduate and undergraduate students;  
  • Available during the fall semester (Sept 3 – Dec 3) for two Wednesday lecture periods and two  Wednesday tutorial periods to deliver course material. Dates will be agreed upon with the instructor; Available during the fall semester to meet with students and answer questions, as needed. 

Preferences will be given for holders of existing Master’s degrees or PhD candidates, as well as for  candidates with previous TA experience. The instructor’s speciality areas are environmental law and  management of forests / freshwaters. Preference will be given to a TA with complimentary / different disciplinary expertise and interests. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE. Applications must include a brief cover letter and a CV / résumé with  contact information for at least one reference. Applications should be sent by email to: 

Ben Collison
School for Resource and Environmental Studies
b.collison@dal.ca

The successful candidate will be notified by July 31 at the latest. If you have further questions about the  position, please email Ben at the address above. 

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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity


ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE TEACHING ASSISTANTS
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Science
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada  B3H 4R2
POSTING DATE: July 8, 2024
CLOSING DATE: July 22, 2024
POSITION: Teaching Assistants for ENVS 1100.03, Foundations of Environmental Science: ecosphere, resources & sustainability
SALARY:
2 TAs at 65 hours as per CUPE Collective Agreement
1 TA at 90 hours as per CUPE Collective Agreement
JOB DESCRIPTION: Teaching assistants will lead undergraduate students in tutorial sessions covering a variety of topics in introductory-level environmental science and environmental studies. TAs will grade tutorial assignments and student participation. The tutorials are designed to be hands-on to provide opportunities for small group discussions. TAs are responsible for tutorial preparation, assessment grading, and exam invigilation. Each 65-hr TA will lead two 2-hour tutorials per week while the 90-hr TA will lead three 2-hour tutorials per week.
QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: Successful applicants must be senior undergraduate, graduate or professional students at Dalhousie University, in a field related to environmental science/studies or with undergraduate education in a field related to environmental science. TAs must be reliable, energetic, and enthusiastic about the tutorial topics, and comfortable in facilitating the learning of undergraduate students in the tutorials.
Applications must include a covering letter and a résumé/curriculum vitae with two references and should be emailed to Caroline.Franklin@dal.ca.
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 Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

 

Marking Positions – Fall Term 2024
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Science
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada  B3H 4R2
Course: ENVS 3501: Environmental Problem Solving I in Fall Term 2024
 
Posting Date: July 8, 2024 
 
Application Deadline: July 22, 2024
 
Positions: 2 Markers (at 35 hours each)
 
Salary: according to CUPE collective agreement
 
Work Assignment:
The Marker will be responsible for assisting the course instructor teaching ENVS 3501 “Environmental Problem Solving I” by grading quizzes and assignments as well as updating and maintaining the class grade database. The Marker will report directly to the ENVS 3501 instructor.
 
Requirements of Position:
The Marker must be a senior undergraduate, graduate, or professional student at Dalhousie University. Preference will be given to candidates with a broad environmental focus in their studies (experience in both science and social science is an asset) and experience with Brightspace. The Marker must be reliable, energetic, and enthusiastic about the position. The Marker will be required to work online and in consultation with the instructor of the course.
 
To apply, please email your cover letter and CV/résumé to Caroline.Franklin@dal.ca.
 
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 Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

FACULTY OF HEALTH, COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE: July 8, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Health, College of Pharmacy

PAY RATE: According to CUPE Agreement Local 3912

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

Assist an instructor in the presentation and delivery of a course.  Required to directly interact with students and duties include a combination of the following: tutoring, marking, conducting discussion groups/tutorials, proctoring, and other duties of a similar nature.  Please check the Dalhousie Academic Timetable for details.

ASSIGNMENT TA HRS DATES PROF
PHAR1061.03 SBA 1 45 Hrs Sept 3-Oct 2/24 Andrea.Murphy@dal.ca
PHAR1062.03 SBA 2 45 Hrs Mar 24-Apr 11/25 Andrea.Murphy@dal.ca
PHAR1074.03 Skills Lab 2 45 Hrs Jan 6-Apr 7/25 Rmewing@dal.ca
PHAR1075.03 Skills Lab 3 45 Hrs Jan 6-Apr 7/25 Lisa.Walker@dal.ca
PHAR2013.02 CAS 2A 45 Hrs Sept 3 -Dec 3/24 Jennifer.Isenor@dal.ca
PHAR2073.03 Skills Lab 4 45 Hrs Sept 3-Dec 3/24 Heidi.Framp@dal.ca
PHAR3073.03 Skills Lab 6 45 Hrs Sept 3-Dec 3/24 Rmewing@dal.ca
PHAR3075.03 Skills Lab 8 45 Hrs Jan 6-Apr 7/25 Heather.Penney@dal.ca

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:

Must have experience in the subject matter, be competent in Brightspace, and have a high degree of organizational and technical skills.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE APPLY with a cover letter and a resume by the application deadline (only electronic applications will be accepted). Applicants should clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirements of the position. Identify previous relevant experience. Include “TA Posting ???” for the position you are applying in the subject line of the email. Only candidates selected will be contacted.

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

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

If you require any support for the purpose of accommodation, such as technical aids or alternative arrangements, please let us know of these needs and how we can be of assistance. Dalhousie University is committed to ensuring all candidates have full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed at www.dal.ca/about/leadership-governance/university-policies.html.


TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

FACULTY OF HEALTH, COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

POSTING DATE: July 8, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Health, College of Pharmacy/Halifax

PAY RATE: According to CUPE Agreement Local 3912

WORK ASSIGNMENT:
A Teaching Assistant in a problem-based learning (PBL) unit is responsible for guiding and facilitating a small group of eight to ten students through a formalized learning and problem-solving process.  Teaching Assistants meet with their assigned student group for 6 scheduled hours per week at specified times.  Length of units vary.  Teaching Assistants are also expected to attend a weekly teaching assistant meeting, as well as provide regularly scheduled verbal assessments and written evaluations to students.  Preparation for tutorials is an expectation.  Teaching Assistants are trained, and peer evaluated within the College of Pharmacy. Teaching Assistants will be report to the Associate Director, Education.

Year 1 – 10 positions – approx 8-10 hrs per wk for varying number of wks in X & Y Term

Year 2 – 8 positions – approx 8-10 hrs per wk for varying number of wks in X & Y Term

Year 3 – 8 positions – approx 8-10 hrs per wk for varying number of wks in X & Y Term

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:

Must have formal education in the health sciences.  Expertise in the subject matter is not needed.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE:

pharmued@dal.ca

Undergraduate Curriculum Administrator

College of Pharmacy

Dalhousie University

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

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

If you require any support for the purpose of accommodation, such as technical aids or alternative arrangements, please let us know of these needs and how we can be of assistance. Dalhousie University is committed to ensuring all candidates have full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete
Accommodation Policy can be viewed at www.dal.ca/about/leadership-governance/university-policies.html.




LAB DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

FACULTY OF HEALTH, COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE: July 8, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2024

POSITION: Lab Demonstrators

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Health, College of Pharmacy/Halifax

PAY RATE: According to CUPE Agreement Local 3912

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

Seeking pharmacists/senior pharmacy students who believe in the importance of patient-centered care to share their experience with our students as a skills lab demonstrator. This mentoring helps to shape the students’ skills while providing professional satisfaction to demonstrators. Lab Demonstrators will have an opportunity to explore contemporary issues in pharmacy practice, including many aspects of prescribing.  Lab Demonstrators will be working with small groups of students in workshops or in lab stations with the designate year of the Skills Lab.  Being a lab demonstrator is an excellent teaching and mentoring opportunity.  NOTE: Senior Students will only be considered for positions in Phar 1073, 1074, 1075.

Year 1

PHAR1073X Skills Lab 1 – 12 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 9 wks in X Term

PHAR1074Y Skills Lab 2 – 12 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 8 wks in Y Term

PHAR1075Y Skills Lab 3 – 12 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 8 wks in Y Term

Year 2

PHAR2073X Skills Lab 4 – 10 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 7 wks in X Term

PHAR2074Y Skills Lab 5 – 10 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 8 wks in Y Term

Year 3

PHAR3073 Skills Lab 6 – 10 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 6 wks in X Term

PHAR3075 Skills Lab 8 – 10 positions – approx 4.5 hrs per wk for 6 wks in Y Term

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:

Current Pharmacist with a valid Maritime Canadian pharmacy license or Pharmacy Student Registrant with your provincial pharmacy regulatory authority, excellent communication skills and a positive attitude towards pharmacy.  Experience in PBL Curriculum is required for student applicants.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE APPLY with a cover letter and a resume by the application deadline (only electronic applications will be accepted). Applicants should clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirements of the position. If applying for multiple courses, please submit only one application but address each year in the cover letter. Identify previous relevant experience. Include “Lab Demonstrator Posting 2024” in the subject line of the email. Only candidates selected will be contacted.

Kim.Sponagle@Dal.Ca

Skills Lab Administrator

College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University

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

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

If you require any support for the purpose of accommodation, such as technical aids or alternative arrangements, please let us know of these needs and how we can be of assistance. Dalhousie University is committed to ensuring all candidates have full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed at www.dal.ca/about/leadership-governance/university-policies.html.




MARKER POSTING

FACULTY OF HEALTH, COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE: July 8, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2024

POSITION: Marker

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Health, College of Pharmacy

PAY RATE: According to CUPE Agreement Local 3912

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

Assist an instructor in marking and/or grading the written work of students.

MARKERS

ASSIGNMENT MARKER HRS DATES PROF
PHAR1011.02 CAS 1 40 Jan 6-Apr 7/25 Jennifer.isenor@dal.ca
PHAR1073.03 Skills Lab 1 45 Sept 3-Dec 3/24 Lisa.Walker@dal.ca
PHAR2013.02 CAS 2A 40 Sept 3-Dec 3/24 Jennifer.Isenor@Dal.ca
PHAR2014.02 CAS 2B 60 Jan 6-Feb 16/25 Kyle.wilby@dal.ca
PHAR2063.03  SBA 3 35 Sept 3-Dec 3/24 Jane.Gillis@Dal.ca
PHAR2064.03  SBA 4 35 Jan 6-Apr 7/25 Jane.Gillis@Dal.ca
PHAR2051.09 PBL 3 30 Sept 3-Dec 3/24 Jeremy.macdonald@dal.ca
PHAR2074.03 Skills Lab 5 40 Jan 6-Apr 7/25 Kim.sponagle@dal.ca
PHAR3051.09 PBL 5 30 Sept 3-Dec 3/24 jeremy.macdonald@dal.ca

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:

Must have experience in the subject matter and have a high degree of organizational and technical skills.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE APPLY with a cover letter and a resume by the application deadline (only electronic applications will be accepted). Applicants should clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirements of the position. If applying for multiple courses, please submit only one application but address each year in the cover letter. Identify previous relevant experience. Include “Marker Posting 2024/25” in the subject line of the email. Only candidates selected will be contacted.

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

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

If you require any support for the purpose of accommodation, such as technical aids or alternative arrangements, please let us know of these needs and how we can be of assistance. Dalhousie University is committed to ensuring all candidates have full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed at www.dal.ca/about/leadership-governance/university-policies.html.

 


 TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

POSTING DATE:   July 5, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   July 12, 2024

POSITION: Marker, up to 35 hours

September-December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $24.00/hour, as per CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

The Marker will assist with marking for PSYO/NESC 3970.03 (Molecular Neuroscience). This requires marking assignments, short online quizzes, midterms and final exam.

Approximately, but not exceeding, 35 hours of marking will be required for this position. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants who have demonstrated ability to assess good scientific writing and who have a strong background in molecular neuroscience or equivalent will be given preference. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Lucia Caceres

Email:  lucia.caceres@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  July 5, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  July 12, 2024

POSITION: Marker, up to 35 hours

September-December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $24.00/hour, as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

The Marker will assist with marking for NESC/PSYO 3770.03 (Behavioral Neuroscience). This requires marking assignments, short online quizzes, midterms and final exam.

Approximately, but not exceeding, 35 hours will be required.  

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants with knowledge of behavioural neuroscience will be given preference. Applicants with experience TAing Behavioural Neuroscience or equivalent will be given preference. Applicants who demonstrate the ability to assess good scientific writing will be given preference.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Lucia Caceres

Email:  lucia.caceres@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  July 5, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 12, 2024

POSITION: Marker, up to 35 hours

January – April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $24.00/hour, as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

The Marker will assist with marking for NESC/PSYO 3770.03 (Behavioral Neuroscience). This requires marking assignments, short online quizzes, midterms and final exam.

Approximately, but not exceeding, 35 hours will be required.  

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants with knowledge of behavioural neuroscience will be given preference. Applicants with experience TAing Behavioural Neuroscience or equivalent will be given preference. Applicants who demonstrate the ability to assess good scientific writing will be given preference.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Lucia Caceres

Email:  lucia.caceres@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




 TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  July 5, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   July 12, 2024

POSITION: Marker Position (approximately 35 hours)

September-December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $24.00/hr (as per the CUPE Collective Agreement)

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

For PSYO/NESC 3670.03 (Genes, Brain and Behaviour), the Marker will assist in grading of answers to ‘short answer questions’ of in-person midterm and final exams. The marking is concentrated into two intense, short bouts tied to the time of the examinations.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants with a broad background in cell biology, genetics or molecular neuroendocrinology will be given priority.  Applicant must have strong writing skills. . Proficiency with Excel and Word is required. Brightspace experience is considered an asset.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Ian Weaver

E-Mail:  ian.weaver@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  July 5, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  July 12, 2024

POSITION: Marker, 60 hours

January 2025 – April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $24.00/hour, as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

The Marker will grade short- and long-answer exam responses for PSYO/NESC 3190.03 (Psycholinguistics) in the Winter term. Approximately 60 hours of marking will be required for this position. Because they will be grading paper exams, the Marker must be available to pick up exams from Dalhousie’s Studley campus in Halifax.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants must be familiar with fundamental language/linguistics concepts (phonetics, phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax) and/or with tasks commonly used in psycholinguistic research (e.g., lexical decision, naming tasks, eye tracking, EEG). Preference will be given to applicants who have taken a psycholinguistics class and/or have conducted psycholinguistics research, and who have experience grading undergraduate students’ written work. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Erin Sparks

Email: erin.sparks@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  July 5, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  July 12, 2024

POSITION: Marker, 130 Hours 

PSYO 3280 (Personality)

January – April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $24.00/hour, as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

Approximately, but not exceeding, 130 hours of marking will be required for this position. The marker will help with marking personality quiz submissions, short reflection papers, multiple choice and short answer questions on exams, and entering grades in Brightspace for various components.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: A good knowledge of personality psychology is required.  Candidates that have taken any of the following courses, or any equivalents from other departments or institutions, will be given priority: PSYO 3280 (Personality).

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Sean MacKinnon
Email:  mackinnon.sean@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  July 5, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  July 12, 2024

POSITION: Marker – up to 65 hours

September – December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $24.00/hr, as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

The Marker will assist with marking for PSYO 2444 (Forensic Psychology). This requires marking assignments, short online quizzes, and exams.

Approximately, but not exceeding, 65 hours of marking will be required for this position. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: General content knowledge of forensics (e.g., a prior undergraduate course, evidence of research in the forensic area) is required.  Applicants specializing in forensic psychology will be given priority.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Julie Blais

E-mail: Julie.blais@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  5 July 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  12 July 2024

POSITION: Marker, 50 Hours 

September – December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $24.00/hour, as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Marker will grade short answer questions on in-person assessments (i.e., two tests and possibly a final exam) for PSYO 2090 (Developmental Psychology) in the Fall term using Crowdmark software. Approximately, but not exceeding, 50 hours of marking will be required for this position.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants must have a background in Psychology and have taken a developmental psychology class. Applicants must have experience working as a university TA or marker for course(s) that involved following a detailed grading rubric for grading students’ written work. Familiarity with grading using Crowdmark is an asset. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT WITH (A) A LIST IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER OF ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE AND (B) A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF YOUR EXPERIENCE(S) GRADING STUDENT WRITTEN WORK WITH A RUBRIC TO:

Carolyn Birnie-Porter

Email:  cr551701@dal.ca 

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  July 5, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  July 12, 2024

POSITION: Marker, 50 Hours 

January-April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $24.00/hour, as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Marker will grade one written assignment (with student feedback) and a short answer section on the final exam for PSYO 2090 (Developmental Psychology) in the Winter term. Approximately, but not exceeding, 50 hours of marking will be required for this position.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants must have a background in Psychology or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants who have taken a developmental psychology class and/or have conducted developmental psychology research. Experience grading undergraduate students’ written work is an asset.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Daniella Sieukaran

Email:  daniella@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




Teaching Assistant Posting

Dalhousie University

Department: Physiology & Biophysics

Room 3B1 Sir Charles Tupper Medical Bldg. Dalhousie University Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Posting Date: July 2, 2024

Application Deadline:  July 12, 2024

Positions: A) Up to 9 PHYL1001/1011 Tutorial TA positions– 65 hours each (remote or in-person)

  1. B) 1 PHYL 1011 Nursing student-dedicated TA position- 90 hours (in-person)
  2. C) 1 PHYL1001/1011 Communication TA position– 90 hours (remote or in-person)

Term/Dates: Fall 2024 term: September 3-December 18, 2024

Pay Rate:  In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement 

Work Assignments:  

  1. 9 Tutorial TA positions (65 hours each) – PHYL 1001 & 1011. 

Teaching Assistants will be responsible for providing support for PHYL1001/1011 Human Physiology 1 (1001: online and/or 1011: hybrid). There are 2 types of tutorial positions: one can be conducted entirely remotely, and one requires in-person availability to invigilate exams and/or to lead tutorials. Both types of positions have the same hours requirement, but the hours are split differently (i.e. more grading for the remote position).

Duties will include, but are not limited, to the following:

Each TA will lead a section (between 40-70 students) throughout the course. The responsibilities of TAs include:

  • Leading a weekly online or face-to-face tutorial (1 h). Each tutorial will review important physiological concepts from the previous week. There are 9 tutorials scheduled for the semester and material will be provided by the instructors. TAs will be expected to review and adapt the material, as necessary. 
  • Participating in TA training provided by the course instructors, if necessary.
  • Marking laboratory assignments (3 labs during the semester) on Brightspace, which includes:
    • (1) verification of completeness of PDF submission
    • (2) marking of written essay answers 

It is expected that in-person TAs would be responsible to grade ∼40 submissions per lab, while remote TAs would be responsible to grade ∼70 submissions per lab. The anticipated grading time is 10-20 grading hours per lab. 

  • Communicating regularly with course instructors.
  • For in-person TAs only. Invigilate 3 exams:
    • (1) October 3 and October 31 from 6PM-9PM
    • (2) Final exam: schedule to be released by the Registrar in early October

Each tutorial section will be compensated as a 65 h TA position. Candidates can apply to lead one or two sections (compensated as a 130 h TA position), depending on their availability and interest. 

  • 1 Nursing student-dedicated TA position (90 hours) – PHYL 1011.

Duties will include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Leading one in-person tutorial section (see description above) dedicated to nursing students. This tutorial will occur every Wednesday from 4:05 – 4:55PM throughout the semester.
  • Tracking and monitoring nursing students academic progress and performance.
  • Proactively following up with struggling nursing students and providing support. 
  • Communicating regularly with course instructors about student progress and performance. 
  • Marking laboratory assignments (3 labs during the semester) on Brightspace, which includes:
    • (1) verification of completeness of PDF submission 
    • (2) marking of written essay answers 

It is expected that the TA would be responsible to grade ∼40 submissions. The anticipated grading time is ~10 grading hours per lab.

  • Invigilating 3 exams: 
    • (1) October 3 and October 31 from 6PM-9PM
    • (2) Final exam: schedule to be released by the Registrar in early October 

This position will be compensated as a 90 h TA position. This position is strictly in-person. 

  • 1 Communication TA position (90 hours) – PHYL 1001 & 1011

Duties will include, but are not limited, to the following:

This TA will lead one tutorial section (see description above). In addition, the responsibilities of this TA include:

  • Monitoring the course-specific email account and answering students’ administrative & content-based questions.
  • Directing students to appropriate resources, when necessary.
  • Training new TAs
  • Coordinating lab grading

This position can be completed remotely or in-person, based on the preference of the chosen candidate. 

Requirements for all positions:  

The successful applicants will:

  • exhibit leadership and initiative to become a role model and reliable resource for the students they work with.
  • possess superior communication skills that allow them to provide engaging and dynamic instruction.
  • be well-organized, reliable, ethical, and able to comply with Dalhousie’s academic integrity policy to mark assignments accurately and fairly.
  • be interested in evidence-based pedagogical practices and be willing to be trained and learn.
  • understand physiological core concepts and be able to communicate this knowledge appropriately to the audience. 

Having a graduate degree in a physiology or in a related area or be currently enrolled as a graduate student in physiology is an asset. Having prior teaching or TA experience, especially in physiology courses, will also be considered.

If interested in these positions, please email your application on or before July 12, 2024 to Dr. Joshua Slysz (joshua.slysz@dal.ca). Your application should include a cover letter that indicates which position(s) you are most interested in (feel free to list in order of interest) and your résumé. If you have any questions about these positions, please contact Joshua directly. Offers of employment will be given according to CUPE guidelines. 

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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity

 


Teaching Assistant Posting
Dalhousie University

Department: Physiology & Biophysics

Room 3B1 Sir Charles Tupper Medical Bldg. Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Posting Date: July 2, 2024

Application Deadline: July 19, 2024

Position: 1 PHYL 2041 TA position – 65 hours

Term/Dates: Fall term: September 3-December 4 2024

Pay Rate: In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement

Work Assignment:
The Teaching Assistant will be responsible for providing support for PHYL 2041 Human Neurophysiology.
Communication TA position (65 hours)

This TA will be a key liaison between students and faculty. As such, this person will become the first point of
contact for students, will answer administrative and content-based questions via email, and direct students to
appropriate resources when necessary. It is expected that the individual will understand physiological core
concepts and be able to communicate this knowledge appropriately to the students.
Specifically, this individual will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring the course-specific email account and answering and/or directing students’ questions to
    faculty or resource supports.
  • Monitoring the Discussion Board on Brightspace to answer posted student questions or direct them
    to the appropriate faculty member.
  • Assisting faculty with exam organization, preparation, printing, invigilation, SDA submissions, and
    marking (including for make-up exams, if necessary).
  • Handling of accommodation requests and deferred exams.
  •  Meeting with students to review exams.
  • Monitoring and proactively reaching out to students who appear to be struggling academically.

Having an undergraduate degree in physiology or in a related area or currently being enrolled as a graduate
student in physiology is an asset. Prior teaching or TA experience will also be considered. Also, the individual
should possess superior communication skills which allow them to provide sensitive and appropriate responses
to student requests. They should be well-organized and reliable.

If interested in these positions, please email your application on or before July 19, 2024 to Dr. Stefan Krueger
(stefan.krueger@dal.ca). Your application should include a cover letter detailing any relevant experience. If you
have any questions about these positions, please contact Dr Krueger directly. Offers of employment will be given
according to CUPE guidelines.

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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity


TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

POSTING DATE: July 2nd, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 9th, 2024

POSITION: ENGL 1100 WRITING FOR UNIVERSITY (SECTION 02) Online

DEPARTMENT: English

PAY RATE: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Department of English intends to appoint a Teaching Assistant (TA130) who will be responsible for working with the course instructor to ensure that the course runs efficiently and that student evaluations are prompt with appropriate feedback. Evaluation of student performance will be shared between the TA and the course instructor. The TA reports to the course instructor and is expected to attend classes as well as facilitate a tutorial section for each appointment.

TA #06

ENGL 1100 WRITING FOR UNIVERSITY (SECTION 02)

Instructor: Dr. Madison Trusolino

Lectures: Online – Asynchronous Sessions

**Appointments will be subject to sufficient student enrolment and departmental requirements.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Minimum of a BA Honours in English, with graduate work or previous post-secondary teaching experience preferred.

Applications should consist of a letter requesting consideration, including the names of referees who can be approached if the candidate has prior marking or tutoring experience. 

It should be understood that an applicant’s file will be consulted for academic background. Anyone applying who is not a current graduate student in the department should therefore include a C.V. and transcripts in the application to demonstrate that academic background.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION(S), PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO: 

Dr. Alice Brittan, 

Teaching Assistant Coordinator
Dalhousie University, Department of English

P.O. Box 15000

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Email: gradengl@dal.ca

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

POSTING DATE: July 2nd, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 9th, 2024

POSITION: ENGL 1100 WRITING FOR UNIVERSITY (SECTION 01)

DEPARTMENT: English

PAY RATE: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Department of English intends to appoint a Teaching Assistant (TA130) who will be responsible for working with the course instructor to ensure that the course runs efficiently and that student evaluations are prompt with appropriate feedback. Evaluation of student performance will be shared between the TA and the course instructor. The TA reports to the course instructor and is expected to attend classes as well as facilitate a tutorial section for each appointment.

TA #03

ENGL 1100 WRITING FOR UNIVERSITY (SECTION 01)

Instructor: To Be Determined

Lectures: Fridays 12:35 – 14:25

Tutorials: Fridays 09:35 – 10:25

**Appointments will be subject to sufficient student enrolment and departmental requirements.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Minimum of a BA Honours in English, with graduate work or previous post-secondary teaching experience preferred.

Applications should consist of a letter requesting consideration, including the names of referees who can be approached if the candidate has prior marking or tutoring experience. 

It should be understood that an applicant’s file will be consulted for academic background. Anyone applying who is not a current graduate student in the department should therefore include a C.V. and transcripts in the application to demonstrate that academic background.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION(S), PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO: 

Dr. Alice Brittan, 

Teaching Assistant Coordinator
Dalhousie University, Department of English

P.O. Box 15000

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Email: gradengl@dal.ca

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

POSTING DATE: July 2nd, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 9th, 2024

POSITION: ENGL 1050 Pulp Fiction: Writing Requirements (Section 02)

DEPARTMENT: English

PAY RATE: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Department of English intends to appoint a Teaching Assistant (TA130) who will be responsible for working with the course instructor to ensure that the course runs efficiently and that student evaluations are prompt with appropriate feedback. Evaluation of student performance will be shared between the TA and the course instructor. The TA reports to the course instructor and is expected to attend classes as well as facilitate a tutorial section for each appointment.

TA #05

ENGL 1050 Pulp Fiction: Writing Requirements (Section 02)

Instructor: To Be Determined

Lectures: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 08:35 – 09:25

Tutorials: Fridays 09:35 – 10:25

**Appointments will be subject to sufficient student enrolment and departmental requirements.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Minimum of a BA Honours in English, with graduate work or previous post-secondary teaching experience preferred.

Applications should consist of a letter requesting consideration, including the names of referees who can be approached if the candidate has prior marking or tutoring experience. 

It should be understood that an applicant’s file will be consulted for academic background. Anyone applying who is not a current graduate student in the department should therefore include a C.V. and transcripts in the application to demonstrate that academic background.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION(S), PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO: 

Dr. Alice Brittan, 

Teaching Assistant Coordinator
Dalhousie University, Department of English

P.O. Box 15000

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Email: gradengl@dal.ca

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

POSTING DATE: July 2nd, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 9th, 2024

POSITION: ENGL 1040 Reading Pop Culture: Writing Requirement (Section 01)

DEPARTMENT: English

PAY RATE: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Department of English intends to appoint a Teaching Assistant (TA130) who will be responsible for working with the course instructor to ensure that the course runs efficiently and that student evaluations are prompt with appropriate feedback. Evaluation of student performance will be shared between the TA and the course instructor. The TA reports to the course instructor and is expected to attend classes as well as facilitate a tutorial section for each appointment.

TA #02

ENGL 1040 Reading Pop Culture: Writing Requirement (Section 01)

Instructor: To Be Determined

Lectures: Tuesdays 17:35 – 19:25

Tutorial: Thursdays 17:35 – 18:25

**Appointments will be subject to sufficient student enrolment and departmental requirements.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Minimum of a BA Honours in English, with graduate work or previous post-secondary teaching experience preferred.

Applications should consist of a letter requesting consideration, including the names of referees who can be approached if the candidate has prior marking or tutoring experience. 

It should be understood that an applicant’s file will be consulted for academic background. Anyone applying who is not a current graduate student in the department should therefore include a C.V. and transcripts in the application to demonstrate that academic background.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION(S), PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO: 

Dr. Alice Brittan, 

Teaching Assistant Coordinator
Dalhousie University, Department of English

P.O. Box 15000

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Email: gradengl@dal.ca

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

POSTING DATE: July 2nd, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 9th, 2024

POSITION: ENGL 1025 Literature: Why It Matters (Section 01)

DEPARTMENT: English

PAY RATE: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:
The Department of English intends to appoint a Teaching Assistant (TA130) who will be responsible for working with the course instructor to ensure that the course runs efficiently and that student evaluations are prompt with appropriate feedback. Evaluation of student performance will be shared between the TA and the course instructor. The TA reports to the course instructor and is expected to attend classes as well as facilitate a tutorial section for each appointment.

TA # 02

ENGL 1025 Literature: Why It Matters (Section 1)

Instructor: Dr. P. Robertson

Lectures: Mondays 17:35 – 19:25

Tutorial: Wednesdays 17:35 – 18:25

**Appointments will be subject to sufficient student enrolment and departmental requirements.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Minimum of a BA Honours in English, with graduate work or previous post-secondary teaching experience preferred.

Applications should consist of a letter requesting consideration, including the names of referees who can be approached if the candidate has prior marking or tutoring experience. 

It should be understood that an applicant’s file will be consulted for academic background. Anyone applying who is not a current graduate student in the department should therefore include a C.V. and transcripts in the application to demonstrate that academic background.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION(S), PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO: 

Dr. Alice Brittan, 

Teaching Assistant Coordinator
Dalhousie University, Department of English

P.O. Box 15000

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Email: gradengl@dal.ca

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

POSTING DATE: July 2nd, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 9th, 2024

POSITION: ENGL 1005 Literature: Global Perspective (Section 1) TA130

Online/Asynchronous

DEPARTMENT: English

PAY RATE: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Department of English intends to appoint a Teaching Assistant (TA130) who will be responsible for working with the course instructor to ensure that the course runs efficiently and that student evaluations are prompt with appropriate feedback. Evaluation of student performance will be shared between the TA and the course instructor. The TA reports to the course instructor and is expected to attend classes as well as facilitate a tutorial section for each appointment.

TA # 03

ENGL 1005 – Literature: Global Perspective (Section 1)

Online/Asynchronous

Instructor: To Be Determined

**Appointments will be subject to sufficient student enrolment and departmental requirements.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Minimum of a BA Honours in English, with graduate work or previous post-secondary teaching experience preferred.

Applications should consist of a letter requesting consideration, including the names of referees who can be approached if the candidate has prior marking or tutoring experience. 

It should be understood that an applicant’s file will be consulted for academic background. Anyone applying who is not a current graduate student in the department should therefore include a C.V. and transcripts in the application to demonstrate that academic background.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION(S), PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO: 

Dr. Alice Brittan, 

Teaching Assistant Coordinator
Dalhousie University, Department of English

P.O. Box 15000

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Email: gradengl@dal.ca

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

MARI 3650 – Ocean Technology 

POSTING DATE: July 2, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 16, 2024 (automatically renewed for 5 days until filled)

POSITION: Demonstrator and Marker, 2 positions, up to 65 hours each

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Summer SEASIDE program, Biology Department

INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Charles Bangley 

PAY RATE: as per CUPE agreement 

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: August 14th – August 31st, 2024

WORK ASSIGNMENT: Assist with the summer class Ocean Technology, MARI 3650 (class dates August 14th – August 31st, 2024).  Help the instructor with preparing field trip and laboratory materials, assisting students on field trips and in labs, being available to organize and clean up from labs and field trips, and entering class data from field trips into Excel sheets. 45 hours are dedicated to field and lab work, 15 hours for marking. Work may extend beyond the last day of class.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  Previous teaching experience (TA or Demonstrator) is important; previous student of SEASIDE is an asset; graduate student with experience in the marine field is an asset; Candidates must provide up to date (within last 3 years) Standard First Aid and CPR certification or be willing to complete a certification course before the position begins. Valid driver’s license an asset, in case driving is required. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Charles Bangley, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 

Email: charles.bangley@dal.ca

All offers of employment and the associated number of hours 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




Teaching Assistant Job Posting 

Dalhousie University 

Department: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine 9th Floor, 5850 College Street, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building 

Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 

Posting Date: July 2, 2024 

Application Deadline: July 18, 2024 

Position: Teaching Assistants for BIOC 2300/3400/3700 Term/Dates: Fall Semester – September 3 through December 4th, 2024 Pay Rate: In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement  

Teaching Assistants are needed for the following courses: 

BIOC2300 – Introductory Biochemistry – (65-hr) 

  • Variable time through the week (1 position)
  • Flexible schedule except for exam proctoring 

Job description: 

BIOC 2300 is a lecture course being delivered online and asynchronously in the fall term. However, exams in this course will be held in person on the Dalhousie Halifax campus. The course covers the fundamentals of biochemistry, including acid-base chemistry, thermodynamics, reduction/oxidation, 

the organization and structure of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids, protein function and enzyme kinetics, and the integration of metabolism. The teaching assistant (TA) will be responsible for monitoring the course email account and answering student questions through email. The TA will also be expected to offer in-person or online help sessions as part of the Biochemistry Resources Center. This can be conducted in person in Tupper room 8J or online. The TA will be welcome to assist in any flipped classes. In addition, the TA will help with exam proctoring and grading. Evaluation will include three 1.5-hour midterms to be held in evening sessions and one 3- hour final exam to be held in the regular exam period. The TA will be required to have previously taken BIOC 2300. Work hours will be flexible, and the TA will be responsible for keeping track of hours worked.

BIOC3400 – Nucleic Acid Biochemistry 

  • Wednesday 2:30-5:30 PM (5 TA positions) & Thursday 2:30-5:30 PM (5 TA positions) Supervisor: Dr. Shawn Xiong 
  • Wage: 65-hour paid position ($1,953)  
  • Ideal candidate & Expectations: 
    • Preference will be given to BMB graduate students who require a teaching assistantship as a program requirement. Among other candidates, preference will be  given to students who have worked as teaching assistants in the course before OR have taken the course in the past two years.
    • Past teaching/tutoring/mentoring experiences and excellent time/project  management skills are assets
    • Possess & demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in biochemistry  and molecular biology of nucleic acids
    • Passionate about and experienced in working with students 1-on-1 or in groups o Successful candidate will prepare and deliver learning content to registered students  under the supervision of Dr. Xiong, such as 15-20 min lab instruction at the  beginning of each lab or other lab related topics  
    • Successful candidates will supervise students in their assigned lab sessions o Successful candidates will grade and provide timely feedback to registered students o Successful candidates may offer office hours and/or invigilate exams as needed o Once recruited, TAs may choose to pre-run some of the experiments before students to get familiar with the lab and thus better prepare for one’s teaching o TA training session: All TA candidates regardless of new or returning are required to  attend the following training session:
      • August 29th at 2:30 – 4:30 PM in the Tupper 8-J01
      • The offer of the TA position is contingent on the successful completion of the  training session

BIOC3700 – Biomolecular Chemistry 

  • Tuesday 2:30-5:30 PM (5 TA positions)
  • Supervisor: Dr. Shawn Xiong 
  • Wage: 65-hour paid position ($1,953)  
  • Ideal candidate & Expectations:
    • Preference will be given to BMB graduate students who require a teaching assistantship as a program requirement. Among other candidates, preference will be  given to students who have worked as teaching assistants in the course before OR have taken the course in the past two years. 
    • Past teaching/tutoring/mentoring experiences and time/project management skills  are
    • Possess & demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in protein  biochemistry, biophysics, and enzymology
    • Passionate about and experienced in working with students 1-on-1 or in groups o Successful candidates will prepare and deliver learning content to registered students  under the supervision of Dr. Xiong, such as 15-20 min lab instruction at the  beginning of each lab or other lab related topics 
    • Successful candidates will supervise students in their assigned
    • Successful candidates will grade and provide timely feedback to registered students o Successful candidates may offer office hours and/or invigilate exams as needed o Once recruited, TAs may choose to pre-run some of the experiments before students to get familiar with the lab and thus better prepare for one’s teaching o TA training session: All TA candidates regardless of new or returning are required to  attend the following training session:
      • August 27th at 2:30 – 4:30 PM in the Tupper 8-J01
      • The offer of the TA position is contingent on the successful completion of the  training session

Application procedure: 

If you are interested in the above positions, please apply in writing by the application deadline to: Róisín McDevitt via email (roisin.mcdevitt@dal.ca) 

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 

Applications must include: 

  • C.V. highlighting previous teaching/tutoring/mentoring experience with specific course  number(s) and term of employment/service
  • Research Supervisor TA Consent Form (required for graduate students and undergraduate  honors thesis students) 

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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity


TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY        Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

TITLE: Integrated Science Program Demonstrator, 45 hours

POSTING DATE: June 28, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Until position is filled. This is a 5-day posting, renewable every 5 days from the initial posting until position is filled.

POSITION:       One marker/demonstrator position 45 hours

WORK PERIOD:       July to December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Science / Integrated Science / 

PAY RATE:       According to C.U.P.E. agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:  Support the Integrated Science program (DISP), by assisting DISP Faculty with organizing, building, and maintaining the Brightspace pages for SCIE 1506.09 and SCIE 1507.09. These courses include multiple subjects, delivered through single Brightspace sites: first year Biology, Psychology, Statistics, Earth Science, Writing in Science, Integrated Topics. Coordinate with the DISP Faculty. Attend weekly in-person meetings with DISP Faculty. Tasks in Brightspace will include but will not be limited to building and maintaining the grade book, posting learning resources, creating the overall course structure, building quizzes and assessments with instructor guidance.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Minimum upper-year undergraduate in a science discipline. Previous experience teaching and building courses in Brightspace. Excellent communication and time management. Previous experience working with an interdisciplinary team. Experience teaching in the integrated science program is an asset. 

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by email with a summary of Brightspace and teaching experience, and your resume and schedule to:  

Dr. Gabrielle Tompkins, Director, Integrated Science Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2. E-mail: disp@dal.ca

Please use the email subject line: “SCIE 1506_1507 Demo45 application Fall– Applicant name”.

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 commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY        Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

TITLE: Integrated Science Program Demonstrator, 45 hours

POSTING DATE: June 28, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Until position is filled. This is a 5-day posting, renewable every 5 days from the initial posting until position is filled.

POSITION:       One marker/demonstrator position 45 hours

WORK PERIOD:       December 2024-April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Science / Integrated Science / 

PAY RATE:       According to C.U.P.E. agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:  Support the Integrated Science program (DISP), by assisting DISP Faculty with organizing, building, and maintaining the Brightspace pages for SCIE 1506.09 and SCIE 1507.09. These courses include multiple subjects, delivered through single Brightspace sites: first year Biology, Psychology, Statistics, Earth Science, Writing in Science, Integrated Topics. Coordinate with the DISP Faculty. Attend weekly in-person meetings with DISP Faculty. Tasks in Brightspace will include but will not be limited to building and maintaining the grade book, posting learning resources, creating the overall course structure, building quizzes and assessments with instructor guidance.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Minimum upper-year undergraduate in a science discipline. Previous experience teaching and building courses in Brightspace. Excellent communication and time management. Previous experience working with an interdisciplinary team. Experience teaching in the integrated science program is an asset. 

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by email with a summary of Brightspace and teaching experience, and your resume and schedule to:  

Dr. Gabrielle Tompkins, Director, Integrated Science Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2. E-mail: disp@dal.ca

Please use the email subject line: “SCIE 1506_1507 Demo45 application WInter – Applicant name”.

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 commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

 


Teaching Assistant Posting in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology: MICI2100 – TA 65 (click the link to see the posting).


TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA65)

January – April 2025

 DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $1,953 [one term, 65 hours], as per the CUPE 

Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with PSYO 3511.03 Winter (Data Communication and Visualization in Psychology)

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1) holding office hours;

2) providing intellectual and practical guidance to students for their class work and assignments;

3) facilitating seminar-style discussions;

4) marking and providing constructive feedback on assignments.

5) Communicating regularly with the course instructor with regard to 2), 3), 4) and 

    any other course-related issues.

6) helping with any technological requirements of the course, including the course Brightspace, online teaching and online cognitive tasks to be used in the course.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicant specializing in data visualization and results section writing using estimation preferred. Previous experience with this lab class or equivalent preferred.  Familiarity with data visualization in R.  

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. John Christie

E-Mail:  john.christie@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

September-December 2024

(two positions available)

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 (one term, 130 hours), as per the CUPE

  Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with

Psychology 3502.03W (Statistical Methods II).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1) Assist with student assessment (marking);

2) Answer student questions as they come up

3) Help facilitate weekly statistics workshops (i.e., you need to be present for some in-class facilitation while students work on problems). 

4)  Proofread materials and quizzes uploaded to Brightspace

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Prior experience analyzing data using statistical software is a must and should be comfortable using computers. Students should ideally have completed PSYO 6001 or an equivalent course; focus is on the general linear model. Experience with specific software not necessary, but we will be using R and jamovi in the class, so experience with those would be an asset. You need to be physically present about once a week during class time to take this position. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

  Dr. Sean MacKinnon

Mackinnon.sean@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




 TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA90)

January – April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $2,705 [one term, 90 hours], as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with

PSYO 3444.03 (Criminal Behaviour)

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1) Creating exam questions (both content and practical application questions)

2) Grading a written assignment (approximately 4-5 pages)

3) Grading midterm and final exam (short answers questions)

4) Meeting with students 

5) Reading & learning any unfamiliar material related to the course

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: General content knowledge of forensic (e.g., a prior undergraduate course, evidence of research in the forensic area) is required.  Applicants specializing in forensic psychology will be given priority.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Julie Blais

E-mail: Julie.blais@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA110)

September–December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,306 [one term, 110 hours], as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with

PSYO 3280.03 (Personality).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1) Proctor exams and any make-up exams

2) Proofread exams and other handouts

3) Optionally give one guest lecture on a topic of personality

4) Mark exams, post marks, and collate grades

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants specializing in personality psychology preferred.  General content knowledge of personality (e.g., a prior undergraduate course) is required.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGIAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Simon Sherry

Simon.Sherry@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA110)

January-April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,306 [one term, 110 hours], as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with

PSYO 3129.03 (Childhood 

Psychopathology).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1)  Grading of assignments and the tracking of marks across the course components.

2)  Address students’ questions about grading of assignments and, to some extent, the course/content.

3)  Help maintain Brightspace for class as needed (e.g., posting lectures, assignments, quizzes, exams).

This class is being delivered on-line.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants specializing at the graduate level in Clinical and/or Health Psychology preferred. Clinical experiences working with children with mental health diagnoses, including knowledge of diagnostic procedures and criteria, as well as assessment approach and intervention strategies is required.

An instructor will be hired to teach this course.  The above duties and requirements might therefore be altered somewhat once the instructor is hired.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

   Rebecca Tucker

    Email:  Rebecca.tucker@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA110)

September-December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,306 [one term, 110 hours], as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with

PSYO 3129.03 (Childhood 

Psychopathology).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1)  Grading of assignments and the tracking of marks across the course components.

2)  Address students’ questions about grading of assignments and, to some extent, the course/content.

3)  Help maintain Brightspace for class as needed (e.g., posting lectures, assignments, quizzes, exams).

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants specializing at the graduate level in Clinical and/or Health Psychology preferred. Clinical experiences working with children with mental health diagnoses, including knowledge of diagnostic procedures and criteria, as well as assessment approach and intervention strategies is required.

An instructor will be hired to teach this course.  The above duties and requirements might therefore be altered somewhat once the instructor is hired.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

    Rebecca Tucker

    Email:  Rebecca.tucker@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

January – April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 [one term, 130 hours], as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with 

PSYO 3122.03 (Methods in Experimental

  Clinical Psychology).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1) Grading student presentations and providing student feedback on current topics and controversies in clinical psychology during class conferences.

2) Provide tutorials to students on how to conduct basic analyses using SPSS (correlations and ANOVAs).

3) Collating and grading student essays including APA formatting, grammar, and bibliography.

4) Grading course assignments. 

5) Being available up to two hours per week for student consultation.

6)  Assisting with general class prep as needed, such as photocopying.

7)  Meeting with course instructor to coordinate class activities.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  Students who have previously TAed for Psychology 2000.03 or equivalent will be given preference. 

An instructor will be hired to teach this course.  The above duties and requirements might therefore be altered somewhat once the instructor is hired.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Rebecca Tucker

Email: Rebecca.Tucker@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

September-December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 [one term, 130 hours], as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with 

PSYO 3122.03 (Methods in Experimental

  Clinical Psychology).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1) Grading student presentations and providing student feedback on current topics and controversies in clinical psychology during class conferences.

2) Provide tutorials to students on how to conduct basic analyses using SPSS (correlations and ANOVAs).

3) Collating and grading student essays including APA formatting, grammar, and bibliography.

4) Grading course assignments. 

5) Being available up to two hours per week for student consultation.

6)  Assisting with general class prep as needed, such as photocopying.

7)  Meeting with course instructor to coordinate class activities.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  Students who have previously TAed for Psychology 2000.03 or equivalent will be given preference. 

An instructor will be hired to teach this course.  The above duties and requirements might therefore be altered somewhat once the instructor is hired.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Rebecca Tucker

Email: Rebecca.Tucker@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA90)

September -December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $2,705 [one term, 90 hours], as per CUPE

  Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with

PSYO 3093.03 (Development of Language and

Literacy Abilities).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Attendance, Development & Grading of in-class activities.
  2. Feedback on assignments and papers.
  3. Providing feedback to students on grading.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Ability to attend class is required. Language/development background is required; those with language development background will be given first priority, and second priority will be given to those applicants with language OR development background.  Experience in grading written assignments (and giving feedback that will assist students on future assignments) is preferred. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGIAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Drew Weatherhead

Drew.weatherhead@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




 TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

January – April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 [one term, 130 hours], as per the CUPE

  Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with PSYO

3091.03 (Methods in Developmental Psychology).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1) Organization, preparation, and presentation of materials for some laboratory components of the class;

2) Providing feedback to students about laboratory components;

3) Grading of student lab activities, quizzes, research papers, and presentations.

This class will be delivered in person.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Individuals with a strong undergraduate background in developmental psychology (i.e., have taken at least 1 or 2 undergraduate courses in developmental psychology), preferably with some specialization in developmental (or cognitive or clinical developmental) psychology at the graduate level.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Sophie Jacques

Email: sophie.jacques@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




 TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

September – December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 [one term, 130 hours], as per the CUPE

  Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with PSYO

3091.03 (Methods in Developmental Psychology).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1) Organization, preparation, and presentation of materials for some laboratory components of the class;

2) Providing feedback to students about laboratory components;

3) Grading of student lab activities, quizzes, research papers, and presentations.

This class will be delivered in person.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Individuals with a strong undergraduate background in developmental psychology (i.e., have taken at least 1 or 2 undergraduate courses in developmental psychology), preferably with some specialization in developmental (or cognitive or clinical developmental) psychology at the graduate level.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Sophie Jacques

Email:  sophie.jacques@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

September – December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 [one term, 130 hours], as per the CUPE

  Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with PSYO

  3082.03 (Experimental Social Psychology).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Grading and feedback on assignments associated with the core lab project: The development and writing of a preregistered study in Social Psychology.
  2. Meeting with students to discuss assignments and/or feedback (by appointment).

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: A background in psychology with some experience of social psychology is required. Strong scientific literacy—including an understanding of research design and scientific writing—is required. Familiarity with open science practices are considered assets.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Chris Moore

E-mail:  moorec@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA90)

January-April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $2,705 [one term, 90 hours], as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with

PSYO 3060.03 (Psychological Perspectives of Sex & Gender)

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Listening to the podcast series MEN by Scene on Radio
  2. Grading reflections on the podcast episodes 
  3. Grading and providing feedback on a midterm and final exam 
  4. Answering student questions
  5. Meeting with students (e.g., to review midterm grades)
  6. Organizational duties (i.e., scheduling make-up midterms)

This class will be delivered on-line however there will be an in-person midterm and final exam.  

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants must have completed a course in social psychology and have experience working as a university TA or marker for course(s) with written assignments that involve the application of course material (i.e., not just written assignments that involve students summarizing or recalling course material), and therefore demonstrated knowledge of the subject matter is required. Applicants must have experience following a detailed rubric for grading written assignments. Brightspace experience is considered an asset. Applicant must also be proficient with MS Office, particularly Excel. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE:

  • YOUR MOST RECENT CV 
  • A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGIAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE, AND BRIEFLY EXPLAINING YOUR FAMILIARITY WITH THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER (EG, INTERSECTIONALITY, SEXUAL AND GENDER MINORITIES, SYSTEMIC SEXISM, AND PATRIARCHY) TO:

Dr. Carolyn Birnie-Porter

E-mail:  cr551701@dal.ca 

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

 POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA65)

January-April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $1,953 [one term, 65 hours], as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with

PSYO 3060.03 (Psychological Perspectives of Sex & Gender)

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Listening to the podcast series MEN by Scene on Radio
  2. Grading reflections on the podcast episodes 
  3. Grading and providing feedback on a midterm and final exam 
  4. Answering student questions
  5. Meeting with students (e.g., to review midterm grades)
  6. Organizational duties (i.e., scheduling make-up midterms)

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants must have completed a course in social psychology and have experience working as a university TA or marker for course(s) with written assignments that involve the application of course material (i.e., not just written assignments that involve students summarizing or recalling course material), and therefore demonstrated knowledge of the subject matter is required. Applicants must have experience following a detailed rubric for grading written assignments. Brightspace experience is considered an asset. Applicant must also be proficient with MS Office, particularly Excel. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE:

  • YOUR MOST RECENT CV 
  • A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGIAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE, AND BRIEFLY EXPLAINING YOUR FAMILIARITY WITH THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER (EG, INTERSECTIONALITY, SEXUAL AND GENDER MINORITIES, SYSTEMIC SEXISM, AND PATRIARCHY) TO:

Dr. Carolyn Birnie-Porter

E-mail:  cr551701@dal.ca 

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada  B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA110)

September – December 2024

(three positions available)

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,306 (one term, 110 hours), as per the CUPE

  Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with Psychology 2501.03 (Statistical Methods I).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1) Help facilitate weekly statistics workshops (i.e., you need to be present for some in-class facilitation while students work on problems). 

2) Proofreading quizzes, exams, and workshops prior to release to students

3) Uploading quiz questions to Brightspace, proctoring exams

4)  Potentially some learning of material, depending on your background 

5)  Coordinating quiz extensions and proctoring make-up exams 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants having some experience/facility with statistics, good attention to detail, and a great deal of patience are preferred. You need to be physically present at Dalhousie about twice a week during class time at for the workshops at the scheduled times to take this position.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Sean MacKinnon

Mackinnon.sean@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024 

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA90)

January-April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $2,705 [one term, 90 hours], as per CUPE

  Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with

PSYO/NESC 3270 (Developmental Neuroscience)

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Help mark term-paper, assignments, short quizzes, and midterms.
  2. Help set up and invigilate midterm exams, make up exams, and final exam.
  3. Hold 1 hr. review session once per week: review and learn background material so you are comfortable explaining and presenting to your students.
  4. Monitor Brightspace online discussion/question board.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants with knowledge of developmental biology or neuroscience will be given preference. Applicants with experience TAing developmental, cellular, or molecular Neuroscience or equivalent will be given preference. Applicants are required to assess good scientific writing.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Lucia Caceres

Email:  lucia.caceres@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA90)

January-April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $2,705 [one term, 90 hours], as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with

PSYO/NESC 3227.03 (Principles of Human Neuropsychology).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1)  Preparing materials suitable for Blackboard (quizzes, monitoring discussion boards,  Powerpoint lectures etc.).

2)  Troubleshooting technology problems

3)  Holding office hours (either for in-person or virtual) meetings and tutor students on class material.

4)  Preparing and presenting occasional lectures, classroom exercises.

5)  Keeping the gradebook up to date. 

6)  Grading of presentations and exams.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: An above average knowledge of human neuropsychology. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Kim Good

E-mail:  kim.good@dal.ca 

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA90)

January-April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $2,705 [one term, 90 hours], as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with

PSYO/NESC 3170.03 (Hormones and Behaviour)

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Preparing, attending, and delivering weekly active learning tutorial sessions (in collaboration with course instructor)
  2. Creating and vetting quiz and exam questions based on class discussions
  3. Proofing and overseeing the marking of exams (3 total), including recruiting and managing markers from the departmental proctor/marker pool
  4. Marking exams and short written assignments (as needed; in collaboration with the course instructor)
  5. Creating weekly “post-mortem” videos reviewing tricky quiz questions 
  6. Holding virtual office hours with students (by appointment)

Please note this class is being delivered entirely online. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:

Applicants must have a strong background (from previous research, teaching, or coursework experience) in behavioural neuroendocrinology. Knowledge of experimental design and standard research techniques in neuroendocrinology is required. Proficiency with Brightspace, Collaborate Ultra, Microsoft Office, and ChatGPT (or other generative AI software) is required. Previous experience with active learning, experiential learning, or flipped classroom is required.

Previous research experience with studying hormones in rodent models (or other non-human animal models) and video production/editing are considered assets. Strong organizational skills and time management are appreciated.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGIAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Jennifer Stamp

Email:  Jennifer.Stamp@Dal.Ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada  B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

September-December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 [one term, 130 hours], as per the CUPE Collective

  Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with Psychology/Neuroscience 3165.03F.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Trouble shooting equipment at start of term, completing minor repairs as necessary (e.g. soldering), Setting up equipment for weekly lab, assisting in lab demonstrations and supervision of lab exercises.
  2. Developing questions for the on-line modules.
  3. Grading reports, mid-term and final exams.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  Strong background in invertebrate electrophysiology is required. Students must have previous experience with recording and collecting electrophysiological data. As the labs will use invertebrates, experience, and comfort in handling these animals is required. Previous experience with programming in python is considered an asset.  

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV, NOTING YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH INVERTEBRATE ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Shelley Adamo

E-mail: sadamo@dal.ca 

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




 TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA90)

January – April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $2,705 (90 hours) as per the CUPE 

Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

The teaching assistant will perform the following duties: marking of assignments, assist with lectures and demonstrations, hold office hours to help students with course concepts, for PSYO/NESC 3162.03 (Advanced Animal Behaviour), as follows:

– Marking assignments: approximately 30 hours

– Assist with marking of exams: approximately 30 hours

– Assist with lectures and the development of demonstrations: approximately 30 hours

This is an exciting class that usually contains between 50-80 third- and fourth-year students that have taken at minimum a second year animal behavior class (PSYO/NESC 2160) prior to this one.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants must have strong writing skills and have willingness to assist in the planning, development, and execution of interesting and informative demonstrations and lectures. Knowledge of animal behaviour (ethology, behavioural ecology, comparative psychology) is essential.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT LISTING CHRONOLOGICALLY ALL TA POSITIONS YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO: 

Dr. Simon Gadbois

E-Mail:  simon.gadbois@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

January-April -2025

 DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 [130 hours], as per the CUPE Collective

  Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with PSYO/NESC 3161.03 (Measuring Behaviour)

This course will consist of both lectures and online lab work and will have ~36 students. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Marking written assignments 
  2. Holding tutorials for the assignments
  3. Meeting with students 
  4. Generating test questions

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Experience with animal behaviour and laboratory courses is required.  Applicants must have a good knowledge of Brightspace (particularly grading on Brightspace) and Microsoft Teams. Applicants must be able to help students with open-source software installation and usage and will need to effectively communicate to students about their scientific writing. Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years of experience with data analysis, statistics, and the qualitative and quantitative scoring of rodent behaviour from videos. Experience with behavioural phenotyping software is an asset.

This class is being offered on-line asynchronous, but some synchronous online tutorials may be required.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Tamara Franklin

tamara.franklin@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

September – December 2024

 DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 [130 hours], as per the CUPE Collective

  Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with PSYO/NESC 3161.03 (Measuring Behaviour)

This course will consist of both lectures and online lab work and will have ~36 students. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Marking written assignments 
  2. Holding tutorials for the assignments
  3. Meeting with students 
  4. Generating test questions

 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Experience with animal behaviour and laboratory courses is required.  Applicants must have a good knowledge of Brightspace (particularly grading on Brightspace) and Microsoft Teams. Applicants must be able to help students with open-source software installation and usage and will need to effectively communicate to students about their scientific writing. Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years of experience with data analysis, statistics, and the qualitative and quantitative scoring of rodent behaviour from videos. Experience with behavioural phenotyping software is an asset.

This class is being offered on-line asynchronous, but some synchronous online tutorials may be required.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Tamara Franklin

tamara.franklin@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada  B3H 4R2

 POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)
January-April 2025 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 (as per the CUPE Collective Agreement)

WORK ASSIGNMENT:    The Teaching Assistant will assist with PSYO/NESC 3133.03 (Research Methods in Memory). Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Providing an online presence to assist/meet with students
  •   Monitor the course Brightspace communication tools regularly
  •   Post timely responses to questions about course material, lab assignments, etc
  •   Respond to inquiries from students asking about course content, lab requirements, requests for feedback
  • Use chat, video conferencing or other tools as necessary to facilitate discussion of course material, as requested or required by the nature of the student inquiries

2. Marking lab reports

  • Downloading written reports from Brightspace and posting the marked versions back on-line
  • Marking multiple written assignments submitted by each student over the semester (approx. 24-27 pages per student over the term, enrollment = ~22)
  • A rubric will be provided to ease assignment of grades but written comments to the students – especially on the earliest reports – will be expected
  • Assignment dates are staggered throughout the term but will require that the teaching assistant stay on top of the work to ensure timely feedback to students. In most cases, grades are expected to be returned within 1 week of the due date.

3. Marking exams

  • Marking one online midterm exam and one on-line final exam, both of which consist primarily of auto-graded questions but that will require grading of a few short- and long-answer questions
  • A detailed marking key will be provided online by the course instructor
  • Grading must be done in a timely manner to ensure prompt feedback to students and should be returned to the instructor no later than 1 week after the exam closes

4. Holding virtual office hours

  • In addition to checking and posting to discussion boards on a regular (daily) basis, hold “virtual office hours” at a set time for a short duration every day or a few hours per week during which students know that they can interact to gain immediate feedback to questions or inquiries
  • This may include but not be limited to engaging in online chat, using video conferencing tools, etc.
  • Office hours are meant to provide assistance and guidance to student who request additional help and/or feedback on their work5. Communicating regularly with the course instructor
  • Contacting the instructor as necessary to ensure that you are comfortable with the course content, to address any questions/concerns about grading or student performance, etc.

6. Familiarizing yourself with course content, as necessary

  • Course materials are provided online to students and are available to the TA for review
  • The TA must be familiar with the course material and content
  • Analyses depend on students using Jamovi for one-way and factorial within-subjects and repeated-measures designs
  • The TA must be/become familiar with how to use Jamovi for these analyses and able to help students use this tool for analysis
  • The TA must be comfortable with analyzing and interpreting within-subjects and mixed factorial experiments


REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  

REQUIRED

  • Knowledge and background in cognitive psychology and/or human memory above the 3rd-year undergraduate level (e.g., courses taken, independent research experience at an honours and/or graduate level)
  • Knowledge and background in statistics (e.g., courses taken, formal teaching experience in statistics), with the ability to conduct, report, and interpret multi-factorial within- and between-subjects analyses and appropriate pairwise comparisons
  • Knowledge and background in experimental methods beyond the 3rd-year undergraduate level (e.g., courses taken, independent research experience in an honours and/or graduate thesis, formal teaching experience in experimental methods/design)
  • Experience in scientific writing beyond the 3rd-year undergraduate level (e.g., courses taken, independent research experience in an honours and/or graduate thesis or PhD comprehensive project, scientific publication)
  • Knowledge of APA format
  • Knowledge and experience with statistical software (e.g., Jamovi, SPSS, R)
  • Familiarity with Brightspace or other similar online learning management tool
  • Access to an internet-enabled computer and reliable internet connection


PREFERRED

  • Training/experience in cognitive psychology and/or human memory beyond the undergraduate level
  • Training/experience in statistics beyond the undergraduate level
  • Formal training in Teaching Effectiveness (e.g., through coursework or certificate from Centre for University Learning and Teaching)
  • Independent research experience that includes designing and executing experiments in cognitive psychology or a closely related field, with preference given to independent research experience in human memory
  • Prior experience grading and giving feedback on undergraduate laboratory reports in Psychology
  • Experience using Jamovi
  • Experience using Brightspace assessment tools (Assignments, Quizzes, Grades, Rubics)

This course is being delivered online.  

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

 

Dr. Tracy Taylor-Helmick

e-mail:  tracy.taylor-helmick@dal.ca

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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity 

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada  B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)
September-December 2024 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 (as per the CUPE Collective Agreement)

WORK ASSIGNMENT:    The Teaching Assistant will assist with PSYO/NESC 3133.03 (Research Methods in Memory). Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Providing an online presence to assist/meet with students
  •   Monitor the course Brightspace communication tools regularly
  •   Post timely responses to questions about course material, lab assignments, etc
  •   Respond to inquiries from students asking about course content, lab requirements, requests for feedback
  • Use chat, video conferencing or other tools as necessary to facilitate discussion of course material, as requested or required by the nature of the student inquiries


2. Marking lab reports

  • Downloading written reports from Brightspace and posting the marked versions back on-line
  • Marking multiple written assignments submitted by each student over the semester (approx. 24-27 pages per student over the term, enrollment = ~22)
  • A rubric will be provided to ease assignment of grades but written comments to the students – especially on the earliest reports – will be expected
  • Assignment dates are staggered throughout the term but will require that the teaching assistant stay on top of the work to ensure timely feedback to students. In most cases, grades are expected to be returned within 1 week of the due date.


3. Marking exams

  • Marking one online midterm exam and one on-line final exam, both of which consist primarily of auto-graded questions but that will require grading of a few short- and long-answer questions
  • A detailed marking key will be provided online by the course instructor
  • Grading must be done in a timely manner to ensure prompt feedback to students and should be returned to the instructor no later than 1 week after the exam closes


4. Holding virtual office hours

  • In addition to checking and posting to discussion boards on a regular (daily) basis, hold “virtual office hours” at a set time for a short duration every day or a few hours per week during which students know that they can interact to gain immediate feedback to questions or inquiries
  • This may include but not be limited to engaging in online chat, using video conferencing tools, etc.
  • Office hours are meant to provide assistance and guidance to student who request additional help and/or feedback on their work5. Communicating regularly with the course instructor
  • Contacting the instructor as necessary to ensure that you are comfortable with the course content, to address any questions/concerns about grading or student performance, etc.


6. Familiarizing yourself with course content, as necessary

  • Course materials are provided online to students and are available to the TA for review
  • The TA must be familiar with the course material and content
  • Analyses depend on students using Jamovi for one-way and factorial within-subjects and repeated-measures designs
  • The TA must be/become familiar with how to use Jamovi for these analyses and able to help students use this tool for analysis
  • The TA must be comfortable with analyzing and interpreting within-subjects and mixed factorial experiments


REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  

REQUIRED

  • Knowledge and background in cognitive psychology and/or human memory above the 3rd-year undergraduate level (e.g., courses taken, independent research experience at an honours and/or graduate level)
  • Knowledge and background in statistics (e.g., courses taken, formal teaching experience in statistics), with the ability to conduct, report, and interpret multi-factorial within- and between-subjects analyses and appropriate pairwise comparisons
  • Knowledge and background in experimental methods beyond the 3rd-year undergraduate level (e.g., courses taken, independent research experience in an honours and/or graduate thesis, formal teaching experience in experimental methods/design)
  • Experience in scientific writing beyond the 3rd-year undergraduate level (e.g., courses taken, independent research experience in an honours and/or graduate thesis or PhD comprehensive project, scientific publication)
  • Knowledge of APA format
  • Knowledge and experience with statistical software (e.g., Jamovi, SPSS, R)
  • Familiarity with Brightspace or other similar online learning management tool
  • Access to an internet-enabled computer and reliable internet connection

PREFERRED

  • Training/experience in cognitive psychology and/or human memory beyond the undergraduate level
  • Training/experience in statistics beyond the undergraduate level
  • Formal training in Teaching Effectiveness (e.g., through coursework or certificate from Centre for University Learning and Teaching)
  • Independent research experience that includes designing and executing experiments in cognitive psychology or a closely related field, with preference given to independent research experience in human memory
  • Prior experience grading and giving feedback on undergraduate laboratory reports in Psychology
  • Experience using Jamovi
  • Experience using Brightspace assessment tools (Assignments, Quizzes, Grades, Rubics)

This course is being delivered online.  

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Tracy Taylor-Helmick

e-mail:  tracy.taylor-helmick@dal.ca

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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity 

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

January-April 2025

 DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 [one term, 130 hours], as per the CUPE 

Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with PSYO/NESC 3131.03 Fall (Research Methods in Attention)

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1) holding office hours;

2) providing intellectual and practical guidance to students for their lab projects;

3) preparing and presenting occasional lectures, or facilitating seminar-style discussions;

4) developing, administering and marking of presentations and lab reports.

5) Communicating regularly with the course instructor with regard to 2), 3), 4) and 

    any other course-related issues.

6) helping with any technological requirements of the course, including the course Brightspace and MS Teams, online teaching and online cognitive tasks to be used in the course.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Specialization in attention and cognition is required. Previous experience with this lab class or equivalent preferred.  Familiarity with online cognitive experiments is required.  

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. John Christie

E-Mail:  john.christie@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity


TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

September – December 2024

 DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 [one term, 130 hours], as per the CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with PSYO/NESC 3131.03 Fall (Research Methods in Attention)

Duties include, but are not limited to:

1) holding office hours;

2) providing intellectual and practical guidance to students for their lab projects;

3) preparing and presenting occasional lectures, or facilitating seminar-style discussions;

4) developing, administering and marking of presentations and lab reports.

5) Communicating regularly with the course instructor with regard to 2), 3), 4) and 

    any other course-related issues.

6) helping with any technological requirements of the course, including the course Brightspace and MS Teams, online teaching and online cognitive tasks to be used in the course.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Specialization in attention and cognition is required. Previous experience with this lab class or equivalent preferred.  Familiarity with online cognitive experiments is required.  

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. John Christie

E-Mail:  john.christie@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA130)

January – April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $3,907 [130 hours], as per the CUPE Collective 

Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

The PSYO/NESC 3051.03 (Research Methods in Sensation and Perception) Teaching Assistant will have the following duties: 

1) Assist with design and set-up of student laboratories (in-person or online) in visual/auditory/tactile perception and neuroanatomy/neurophysiology simulations (~20 hours).

2) Trouble-shoot difficulties students encounter with specific lab tasks (~10   hours).

3) Mark laboratory assignments (~80 hours).

4) Hold office hours to help students with course concepts (~20 hours).

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants must be familiar with Brightspace. Applicants familiar with Panopto and Collaborate Ultra are preferred. Applicants that have taken PSYO/NESC 3051.03 or equivalent are preferred. Applicants specializing in perception, cognitive psychology or sensory neuroscience preferred.  

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Nathan Crowder

E-mail:  Nathan.Crowder@dal.ca 

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




 TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA90)

September – December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $2,705 [one term, 90 hours], as per the CUPE 

Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

The PSYO/NESC 2570.03 (Cellular Neuroscience) teaching assistant will perform the following duties: 

– Assist is the editing, organization, and posting of online lectures – approx. 10 hours 

– Assist with production and administration of online tests and/or virtual lab exercises – approx. Invigilate in-person exams. 50 hours

– Grading of online tests, virtual lab assignments, and/or exams – approx. 20 hours

– Providing students help by monitoring the course’s online forums, and/or meeting virtually with students: approx. 10 hours

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants must have strong writing skills and have the ability to assist in the planning, development, and execution of high-quality cellular neuroscience-based lectures and assessments.  Applicants familiar with Brightspace preferred. Applicants familiar with Panopto and Collaborate Ultra are preferred. Applicants that have taken PSYO/NESC 2570.03 or equivalent are preferred. Applicants specializing in neuroscience and web-based assessments are preferred.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Nathan Crowder

E-Mail:  Nathan.Crowder@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




 TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA90)

January – April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $2,705 (as per the CUPE Collective Agreement)

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

For PSYO/NESC 2470.03 (Systems Neuroscience), the Teaching Assistant will assist in preparation of online exams and quizzes (delivered on the course learning management system) as well as management of assessments and grades on Brightspace. Provide qualitative feedback for each exam/test assessment. Meet with me each week to discuss course progress and address queries and provide student grade summaries upon request.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants with a broad background in systems level neuroscience will be given priority. Familiarity with learning management systems is required.  Proficiency with Excel, Powerpoint, and Word is required.  Brightspace experience is considered an asset. Familiarity with image and video editing is also an asset.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Ian Weaver

E-Mail:  ian.weaver@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




 TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

POSTING DATE:  24 June 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     2 July 2024

POSITION: Teaching Assistant (TA65)

January – April 2025

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Life Sciences Centre

PAY RATE: $1,953 (as per the CUPE Collective Agreement)

WORK ASSIGNMENT:

For PSYO/NESC 2470.03 (Systems Neuroscience), the Teaching Assistant, will assist in preparing two exams with multiple choice, short answer, and short essay format questions. The TA will also hold office hours to help students with course concepts and to perform exam reviews and will grade two sets of exams with the assistance of markers.

Approximately 40 hours of marking will be required for this position.  The marking is concentrated into two intense, short bouts tied to the time of the examinations.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants with a broad background in systems level neuroscience will be given priority. Proficiency with Excel, Powerpoint, and Word is required. Brightspace experience is considered an asset.

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE YOUR CV AND A SEPARATE WORD DOCUMENT, LISTING IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BY ACADEMIC YEAR AND SEMESTER, ALL CUPE POSITIONS (TA, MARKER, OR DEMONSTRATOR) YOU’VE HELD IN PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE AT DALHOUSIE TO:

Dr. Ian Weaver

E-Mail:  ian.weaver@dal.ca

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 orientations and gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




DEMONSTRATOR AND MARKER POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

MARI 3627-2– Biology and Conservation of Sharks, Skates, and Rays      

POSTING DATE: June 21, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 5, 2024 (automatically renewed for 5 days until filled)

POSITION: Demonstrator/Marker, 2 positions, 112.5 hours and 37.5 hours

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Summer SEASIDE program, Biology Department

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Manuel Dureuil

PAY RATE: as per CUPE agreement ($24/hour)

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: July 25 – Aug 13, 2024

WORK ASSIGNMENT:   75% (112.5 hours) position: Assist with the summer class MARI 3627 Conservation and Biology of Sharks, Skates and Rays Section 2 (class dates July 25-Aug 13 2024). This intensive ~14-day course encompasses daily lectures, labs and field trips. The demonstrator/marker will assist in the preparation and clean-up of the labs (~30 hours), help organize and attend field trips and assist with data collection and the handling of live sharks (~42 hours), and help printing and grading quizzes and the final exam and upload grades on Brightspace (~30 hours). Answering student questions related to the class material during class hours (~10.5 hours). 

25% (37.5 hours) position: Assist with the summer class MARI 3627 Conservation and Biology of Sharks, Skates and Rays Section 2 (class dates July 25-Aug 13 2024). This intensive ~14-day course encompasses daily lectures, labs and field trips. The demonstrator/marker will assist in the preparation and clean-up of the labs (~15 hours), help organize and attend field trips and assist with data collection and the handling of live sharks (~20 hours). Answering student questions related to the class material during class hours (~2.5 hours). 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  Must have a background in marine science or marine conservation. Preference will be given to candidates with backgrounds in elasmobranch conservation and biology.  Must be able to effectively organize large groups of students in the laboratory and field. Previous experience as a demonstrator for SEASIDE classes will be considered an asset. Current standard first-aid and CPR certification. Driver’s License valid in Nova Scotia, extensive driving experience, and clean driving record.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Manual Dureuil, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 

Email: manuel.dureuil@dal.ca 

All offers of employment and the associated number of hours 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANT / MARKER / DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

TITLE:       Ethics in Science TA130, Integrated Science Program/Philosophy

POSTING DATE: June 21, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until position is filled. This is a 5-day posting, renewable every 5 days from the initial posting until position is filled. 

POSITION: Two positions: TA130 (Teaching Assistant, 130 hours)

WORK PERIOD: Fall term (September-December 2024)

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Science, Integrated Science Program (and Philosophy)

PAY RATE: According to the C.U.P.E. agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:  Support the first-year writing component of the Integrated   Science Program (SCIE 1506/1507). Mark several formal written assignments for PHIL 1050.03, Ethics in Science, using a marking rubric. Teach weekly tutorials (Mondays 9:30-1030am and/or 10:30-11:30am) including writing workshops. Meet with students individually.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Undergraduate degree in relevant field completed, and a strong interest and experience in teaching writing and critical thinking skills. A graduate degree completed or in progress in philosophy or a related field is preferred. Applicants with degrees in the sciences will also be considered so long as they also have some relevant background in philosophy (especially ethics) and strong writing skills. Candidates with a background in science as well as philosophy will have priority. Previous experience with the Integrated Science program will be considered an asset.

Integrated Science is committed to encouraging its students to excel in their written work. Extensive and thoughtful feedback is required to help students become better writers.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by email to:

Dr. Letitia Meynell, Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2.

E-mail: Letitia.meynell@dal.ca AND disp@dal.ca with subject line “PHIL 1050 TA Application – Applicant Name”.

Applicants should include a summary of their expertise and teaching experience, their resume, and confirmation of availability for tutorials, which run Mondays 9:30-11:30 am, and lectures, which are Wednesdays 2:30-4:30, in the fall term.

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 commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

TITLE: Biology Lab TA45, Integrated Science Program

POSTING DATE: June 21, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until position is filled. This is a 5-day posting, renewable every 5 days from the initial posting until position is filled

POSITION: TA45 (Teaching Assistants, 45 hours; four positions; two positions Sept-Dec 2024; two positions January-April 2025)

PAY RATE: According to C.U.P.E. agreement 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Science, Integrated Science (Biology)

WORK ASSIGNMENT: Assist the instructor in the delivery of the Biology laboratory component of the Integrated Science Program (SCIE 1507 fall or SCIE 1507 winter). Teach first-year biology labs (must be available between 1:30-5:30 PM on Friday afternoons). Attend a 1-hour pre-lab meeting at a mutually agreed upon time and vet laboratory exercises. Mark student exercises, upload marks, return marked assignments within 1 week, meet with students online to discuss marked assignments if requested.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Comfortable with concepts and techniques at the introductory level in all aspects of introductory biology, especially biodiversity, cell biology, energy and metabolism, physiology and molecular biology. Preference will be given to candidates pursuing an honours or graduate degree in Biology or a related program and candidates with demonstrated potential for teaching excellence. Previous experience with the Integrated Science program is an asset.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by email with a summary of expertise and teaching experience, and your resume and schedule to: 

Dr. Gabrielle Tompkins, Director, Integrated Science Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H4R2. Email: disp@dal.ca. If you are applying for fall term, please use email subject line “SCIE 1506 Biology TA Application – Applicant name”. If you are applying for winter term, please use email subject line “SCIE 1507 Biology TA application – Applicant name”. 

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 commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT/MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY        Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

TITLE: Writing in Science TA90, Integrated Science Program

POSTING DATE: June 21, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until position is filled. This is a 5-day posting, renewable every 5 days from the initial posting until position is filled. 

POSITION: Two positions: TA90 (Teaching Assistant, one term, 90 hours)

WORK PERIOD: September to December 2024

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Science / Integrated Science / 

PAY RATE: According to C.U.P.E. agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT:  Support the Writing in Science Instructor in the overall delivery and assessment of the first-year writing component of the Integrated Science program (DISP). Participate in training and meetings to coordinate marking with the DISP writing in Science Instructor. Provide feedback and mark individual written assignments. Return feedback on student work within one week of submission. Assist in delivery of an Integrated Research Lab forming the basis of a formal report. Follow the Integrated Science writing class guidelines. Respond to student inquiries and meet students (can be virtually) to discuss their work. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Undergraduate degree completed in a life sciences or physical sciences discipline. Research experience at the post-graduate level, and an interest in teaching scientific writing and research skills are preferred. Previous experience evaluating formal scientific writing and previous experience with an integrated science program are assets. 

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing by email with a summary of expertise and teaching experience, your resume and fall schedule to:  

 Dr. Kerrianne Ryan, Writing in Science Instructor, Integrated Science Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2. E-mail: disp@dal.ca

Please use the email subject line: “SCIE 1506 Writing TA application – Applicant name”.

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 commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

TITLE: Statistics TA45, Integrated Science Program

POSTING DATE: June 21, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until position is filled. This is a 5-day posting, renewable every 5 days from the initial posting until position is filled.

POSITION: TA45 (Teaching Assistant, 45 hours; 2 positions; Sep-Dec 2024)

PAY RATE: According to C.U.P.E. agreement 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Science, Integrated Science (Statistics)

WORK ASSIGNMENT: Assist the instructor in the delivery of the Statistics

component of the Integrated Science Program (SCIE 1506). Teach and support first-year statistics tutorials using the statistical software package R. Assist with preparing and administering homework and lab exercises on Brightspace. Compile student-collected data from SCIE 1506 activities (using Google sheets). Mark student exercises and upload marks within 1 week. The TAs will be available during scheduled tutorial time (Tuesdays 8:30-10:00 am), and occasionally at other times for office hours and to assist the instructor with teaching and marking.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Solid working knowledge of statistics at the 1st and 2nd year level and with using statistical tools to explore different types of data. Proficient with the software package R. Preference will be given to candidates pursuing an honours or graduate degree or related program with a statistical focus, or a related program. Previous experience with the Integrated Science program, applications of statistics to other disciplines, and demonstrated potential for teaching excellence are assets. 

If you are interested in the above position, please apply via email with a summary of expertise and teaching experience, and your resume and schedule to: 

Dr. Philippe Fullsack, Statistics Instructor, Integrated Science Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H4R2; email: disp@dal.ca). Please use the subject line “SCIE 1506 STAT TA Application – Applicant name”.

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 commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT / MARKER / DEMONSTRATOR

POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

TITLE: Psychology Lab TA35, Integrated Science Program

POSTING DATE: June 21, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until position is filled. This is a 5-day posting, renewable every 5 days from the initial posting until position is filled.

POSITION: Teaching assistants, 35 hours, four positions: two positions in the fall (Sept-Dec 2024); two positions in the winter (Jan-Apr 2025)

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Science, Integrated Science Program (Psychology)

PAY RATE: According to C.U.P.E. agreement 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: Duties include setting up and assisting the teaching of online labs for the 1st year Psychology/Neuroscience component of Integrated Science (DISP; SCIE 1506 fall or SCIE 1507 winter), marking completed labs, and entering grades. The TA will be available during scheduled lab time (Fridays 1:30-5:30 pm), and occasionally at other times, to assist the instructor with teaching and coordinate additional teaching assistance.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Successful applicants will have a background in Psychology or Neuroscience (upper level undergraduate or graduate), strong presentation and organizational skills, and an interest in science literacy. Previous experience as a teaching assistant at the Introductory level, particularly in DISP, is an asset.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply via email including a summary of your expertise, teaching experience and your schedule, by the deadline to:

Dr. Janusz Borycz, Psychology Instructor, Dalhousie Integrated Science Program and Integrated Science Program. E-mail: disp@dal.ca. If you are applying for fall term, please use email subject line “SCIE 1506 Psychology TA Application – Applicant name”. If you are applying for winter term, please use email subject line “SCIE 1507 Psychology TA application – Applicant name”. 

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 commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

TITLE: Integrated Field Trips TA65, Integrated Science Program

POSTING DATE: June 21, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until position is filled. This is a 5-day posting, renewable every 5 days from the initial posting until position is filled

POSITION: One position: TA65 (Teaching Assistant 65 hours, Fall term: September-November 2024)

PAY RATE: According to C.U.P.E. agreement 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Science, Integrated Science (Biology)

WORK ASSIGNMENT: Assist in the development and delivery of 5-6 field trips for the Integrated Science Program (SCIE 1506). This includes preparation for and guiding field trips, assisting with development of species identification materials, vetting field trip exercises, managing and cleaning class field data, and marking exercises for 80 students. Field trips include Biology content as well as content integrated with Earth and Environmental Sciences. Must be available for 5-6 field trips, scheduled Thursdays (or Friday afternoons) September-November. Must be available to organize and distribute field equipment prior to scheduled field trips during the fall.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Minimum upper-level undergraduate student in Biology/Marine Biology, Environmental Science or a related field. Field experience in terrestrial ecology, marine biology, and biodiversity, with expertise in identification of a wide range of species (plants, lichen, macroalgae, and macroinvertebrates) is essential. Previous marking and teaching experience is an asset. A graduate degree (completed or in progress) in a relevant field is an asset. Current first aid is an asset. If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing to: 

Dr. Gabrielle Tompkins, Director, Integrated Science Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H4R2. Email: disp@dal.ca. Please use the email subject line: “SCIE 1506 Field TA Application – Applicant first and last name”.

Applicants should provide a summary of expertise and teaching experience, resume and confirmation of availability for the field trips.

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 commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.


TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING

First Year Interest Groups in Science (FIGS):

Psychology, Neuroscience, Health & Medicine, Oceans, Earth & Environment, Problem Solving

POSTING DATE: June 12, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE: until position is filled
This is a 5-day posting, renewable every 5 days from the initial posting.

POSITION: 6 TA 45 positions  PAY RATE: According to the CUPE Agreement 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty of Science / LSC 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: In collaboration with the course instructor (and SCIE4444 students where relevant), the TA will help develop the content, activities and outreach for 10 one-hour sessions for a first-year interest group in science (FIGS). Training, content and activity development will begin in late August. During the Fall, the TA will prepare and co-deliver in person active learning sessions with the SCIE 4444 (Leadership in Science) students once a week. Session planning includes coordinating any guest speakers, preparing active learning activities and workshops, and engaging first year students. The TA will also collaborate with the FIGS coordinator to training, supporting, and contributing to the developmental opportunities and feedback for the peer leaders where appropriate. Each TA will be assigned to one of the FIGS sessions listed below, please indicate your interest, relevant experience and availability in your application. 

In addition to in-class sessions TAs will participate in: (1) a weekly meeting with peer leaders to plan upcoming sessions, debrief and discuss the most recent sessions, and provide mentoring/training of the peer leaders where relevant; and (2) a separate weekly meeting with the course coordinator and other FIGS TAs. There is no marking required and the provides an opportunity to develop and facilitate creative active learning opportunities to help first year science students develop their paths, passions, and scientific communities. 

FIGS Sessions:

FIGS 0001 Psychology: Behaviour and Mental Health — Friday — 12:35–13:25

FIGS 0002 Neuroscience of the brain — Friday — 11:35-12:25

FIGS 0003 Health and Medicine — Friday — 14:35-15:25

FIGS 0004 Oceans — Friday — 13:35-14:25

FIGS 0005 Earth and Environment — Friday — 15:35-16:25

FIGS 0008 Logic and Problem Solving — Thursday — 13:05-13:55 *Mathematics

FIGS 0021 Science for Everyone — Friday — 10:05-11:25 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Preference will be given to graduate students or post-doctoral fellows and those with experience leading FIGS groups.  Candidates should be studying or researching in a field pertinent to the content of the FIGS. Candidates must demonstrate a strong communication and leadership skills. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic and outgoing; he or she must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with both first year and senior undergraduate students and be able to work collaboratively as well as independently. Candidates must be available to attend the weekly sessions as listed above. 

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND CV VIA EMAIL TO: Dr. Kerrianne Ryan 

Email: kpryan@dal.ca

All offers of employment and the associated number of hours are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course, incoming graduate students and approval by the university.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from qualified Indigenous people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identifies, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H6

POSTING DATE: June 18th, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 9th, 2024

POSITION: ENGL/CRWR 1030 Reading and Writing Stories (Section. 01) 

T260 – Tuesday & Thursday 14:35-16:25

DEPARTMENT: English

PAY RATE: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Department of English intends to appoint Teaching Assistants (TA260) for three positions. TAs will be responsible for working with the course instructors to ensure that the course runs efficiently and that student assessments are prompt with appropriate feedback. Evaluation of student performance will be shared between the TA and the course instructors. The TA reports to the course instructors and is expected to attend classes as well as facilitate a tutorial section for each appointment.

Please state in your cover letter what class(es) and tutorial section(s) you are applying for. The department welcomes applications for multiple posts.

TA #02 – Fall 2024 term
ENGL/CRWR 1030: Reading & Writing Stories T260 (Section 1)
Lectures: Tuesdays and Thursdays 14:35 – 16:25
Tutorial: Wednesday 17:35-19:25

TA #03 – Fall 2024 term
ENGL/CRWR 1030: Reading & Writing Stories T260 (Section 1)
Lectures: Tuesdays and Thursdays 14:35 – 16:25
Tutorial: Wednesday 12:35-14:25

TA #04 – Fall 2024 term
ENGL/CRWR 1030: Reading & Writing Stories T260 (Section 1)
Lectures: Tuesdays and Thursdays 14:35 – 16:25
Tutorial: Friday 13:35-15:25

**Appointments will be subject to sufficient student enrolment and departmental requirements.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Minimum of a BA Honours in English and/or Creative Writing, with graduate work or previous post-secondary teaching experience preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching both academic and creative writing.

Applications should consist of a letter requesting consideration, including the names of referees who can be approached if the candidate has prior marking or tutoring experience. 

It should be understood that an applicant’s file will be consulted for academic background. Anyone applying who is not a current graduate student in the department should therefore include a C.V. and transcripts in the application to demonstrate that academic background.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION(S), PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO: 

Dr. Alice Brittan 

Teaching Assistant Coordinator
Dalhousie University, Department of English
P.O. Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Email: gradengl@dal.ca

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANTS POSTING
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada     B3H 4R2
POSTING DATE:  June 15, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  June 30, 2024
POSITION(S):  Teaching Assistants, ERTH 3001 (TA90 x 2)
DEPARTMENT/LOCATION:  Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
PAY RATE:  According to CUPE Agreement Local 3912
WORK ASSIGNMENT:  Each position is for 90 hours of work.  Duties are varied and will include organizing field gear, tracking student purchases, demonstrating good field practices in the field, marking assignments and notebooks in the evenings, and assisting the course instructors with teaching and safety related duties. Field Schools starts on August 19, 2024 and ends on September 01, 2024.
REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  Applicants should be graduate students in the Department of Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University.  Previous experience as a teaching assistant and attendance at a field school are essential requirements. First-aid training is required, and a valid driver license is an asset.
If you are interested in the above positions, please apply in writing (preferably email) by the application deadline to:
Dr. Isabelle Coutand (icoutand@dal.ca)
Your application must include a short CV with a cover letter (max 2 pages all included), which should indicate why you are interested in the position and highlights how your past experience makes you suitable for the job.
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 qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

POSTING DATE: June 13, 2024 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 20, 2024 

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITION 

(TA 90) 

POSITION: Teaching Assistant – Winter Term 

DEPARTMENT: Oceanography 

PAY RATE: As per CUPE agreement  

WORK ASSIGNMENT: OCEA 2002 – The Blue Planet II 

Duties will include, but are not limited to, preparing and delivering an “In the News” lecture each week,  preparing questions for and marking the final exam, and being available for consultation with students  registered in the course. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: 

Good communication and interpersonal skills required as the TA will be making weekly presentations  and working both with groups of students and in one-on-one meetings. An Oceanography graduate  student is preferred.  

If you are interested in the position, please email a cover letter and resume to:  Sharon.Bellefontaine@dal.ca 

Administrator 

Department of Oceanography 

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity,  diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons  (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members  of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of  2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For  more information, please visit. www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




POSTING DATE: June 13, 2024 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 20, 2024 

Marker Position 

POSITION: Marker – Fall Term 

DEPARTMENT: Oceanography 

PAY RATE: As per CUPE agreement (up to 50 hours) 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: OCEA 4401 – Marine Management I 

DUTIES INCLUDE: Provide preliminary grade on formal written assignments. You will be expected to  mark student submissions in the exam period. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  

Undergraduate degree completed in Ocean Sciences or Marine Biology, graduate degree completed or  in progress in marine management, environmental studies or a related field, and a strong interest and  experience in teaching writing and critical thinking skills. Candidates with an interdisciplinary  background in marine sciences and management will have priority. Previous experience with the Marine  Affairs Program will be considered an asset. 

Further details: OCEA 4401 is committed to encouraging its students to excel in their written work.  Extensive and thoughtful feedback is required to help students become better writers. 

If you are interested in the position, please email a cover letter and resume to:  Sharon.Bellefontaine@dal.ca 

Administrator 

Department of Oceanography 

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity,  diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons  (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members  of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of  2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For  more information, please visit. www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity. 




POSTING DATE: June 13, 2024 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 20, 2024 

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITION 

(TA 45) 

POSITION: Teaching Assistant – Fall Term 

DEPARTMENT: Oceanography 

PAY RATE: As per CUPE agreement  

WORK ASSIGNMENT: OCEA 4370 – Deep Sea Biology 

Duties may include but are not limited to assistance with lecture preparation and delivery, running  weekly discussion groups, assisting students in developing panel presentations, and being available for  consultation with students registered in the course. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: 

Good interpersonal skills required as the TA will be working with groups of students and must be  available for one-on-one assistance. A graduate or undergraduate student with an Oceanography  background and/or has taken the course before is preferred. 

If you are interested in the position, please email a cover letter and resume to:  Sharon.Bellefontaine@dal.ca 

Administrator 

Department of Oceanography 

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity,  diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons  (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members  of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of  2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For  more information, please visit. www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




POSTING DATE: June 13, 2024 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 20, 2024 

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITION 

(TA 45) 

POSITION: Teaching Assistant – Fall Term 

DEPARTMENT: Oceanography 

PAY RATE: As per CUPE agreement  

WORK ASSIGNMENT: OCEA 3004 – The Last Billion Years 

Duties include but are not limited to assisting students registered in the course, grading assessments  and exams, and managing the course website. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: 

Good interpersonal skills are required as the TA will be working with groups of students and must be  available for one-on-one assistance. A graduate student from the departments of Oceanography and/or  Earth Science is preferred. 

If you are interested in the position, please email a cover letter and resume to:  Sharon.Bellefontaine@dal.ca 

Administrator 

Department of Oceanography 

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity,  diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons  (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members  of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of  2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For  more information, please visit. www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




POSTING DATE: June 13, 2024 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 20, 2024 

Marker Position 

POSITION: Marker – Fall Term 

DEPARTMENT: Oceanography 

PAY RATE: As per CUPE agreement (up to 65 hours) 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: OCEA 2020 – Tools and Concepts in Ocean Sciences I 

Tools & Concepts in Ocean Sciences is a hands-on course that introduces students to a breadth of  laboratory and data analysis methods commonly used in ocean sciences. 

Marker duties will include grading assignments and lab books. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: 

Applicants must be well organized and have completed chemical or physical oceanography courses at  the 4000- or 5000-level. Preference will be given to applicants that have chemical or physical laboratory  experience or experience working with data from ocean instruments. 

If you are interested in the position, please email a cover letter and resume to:  Sharon.Bellefontaine@dal.ca 

Administrator 

Department of Oceanography 

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity,  diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons  (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members  of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of  2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For  more information, please visit. www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




POSTING DATE: June 13, 2024 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 20, 2024 

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITION 

(TA 90) 

POSITION: Teaching Assistant – Fall Term 

DEPARTMENT: Oceanography 

PAY RATE: As per CUPE agreement 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: OCEA 2001 – The Blue Planet I 

Duties will include, but are not limited to, preparing and delivering an “In the News” lecture each week,  preparing questions for and marking the final exam and being available for consultation with students  registered in the course. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: 

Good communication and interpersonal skills required as the TA will be making weekly presentations  and working both with groups of students and in one-on-one meetings. An Oceanography graduate  student is preferred.  

If you are interested in the position, please email a cover letter and resume to:  Sharon.Bellefontaine@dal.ca 

Administrator 

Department of Oceanography 

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity,  diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons  (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members  of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of  2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For  more information, please visit. www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




POSTING DATE: June 13, 2024 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 20, 2024 

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITIONS 

3 Positions 

(TA 110) 

POSITION: Teaching Assistants – Fall and Winter Term 

DEPARTMENT: Oceanography 

PAY RATE: As per CUPE agreement 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: OCEA 1001/OCEA 1002 – Conversations with Ocean Scientists I/II 

Conversations with Ocean Scientists is a year-long course sequence that introduces students to the  breadth of ocean sciences and scientific communication, especially scientific writing (fulfills CAS general  writing requirement). During this course, students learn about, observe, and practice different forms of  scientific discourse on a variety of ocean topics. 

Teaching assistant duties will include delivery of weekly tutorials and evaluation of assignments, which  are mostly written work. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: 

Applicants must feel comfortable leading tutorials without assistance. Good interpersonal skills and strong English writing skills are required. Applicants should be available for both fall and winter  semesters. If your availability differs, please clearly state this in your cover letter. Preference will be  given to applicants with a background in oceanography or an ocean-related field. 

If you are interested in the position, please email a cover letter and resume to:  Sharon.Bellefontaine@dal.ca 

Administrator 

Department of Oceanography 

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity,  diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons  (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members  of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of  2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For  more information, please visit. www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING 

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY 

Halifax, NS B3H 3E2 

POSTING DATE: June 10, 2024 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2024 or until filled 

POSITION: TA 90 – MGMT/SUST 3701: Resource and Environmental Problem-Solving 1: The  Community as a Living Laboratory, Fall 2024 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: School for Resource and Environmental Studies RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will be responsible for assisting the primary  instructor for MGMT/SUST 3701.03 “Resource and Environmental Problem Solving – 1: The  Community as a Living Lab”. 

REQUIREMENTS: The Teaching Assistant must be a graduate student at Dalhousie  University, possess a background in environmental studies or related field, skills in Brightspace, and especially an aptitude for and experience in mentoring undergraduate  students in collaborative research in the broader community. The Teaching Assistant must be  reliable, energetic, and enthusiastic about the position and about coaching 3rd year students to  conduct applied, problem-solving research, mostly for their first time. 

Specific skills sought include effective communication skills, and knowledge and experience in  qualitative, quantitative and/or mixed-methods in scholarly research. Roles broadly include  providing project guidance and mentorship, marking assignments, and coaching  undergraduate students related to project management and effective communication in  scholarly writing and with project partners outside university. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY  THE APPLICATION DEADLINE. Applications must include a covering letter and a résumé or  curriculum vitae and should be sent to: 

Dr. Heather Cray via email (hcray@dal.ca). 

School for Resource and Environmental Studies 

Dalhousie University, 

Halifax, NS 

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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




TEACHING ASSISTANT POSTING  

Dalhousie University  

Halifax, Nova Scotia  

B3H 3J5  

POSTING DATE: 10 June 2024 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 July 2024 or until filled 

POSITION: Teaching Assistant – 90 hours – 1 position available, or 2 positions depending on enrollment 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: School for Resource and Environmental Studies, Studley Campus; in  person 

PAY RATE: as per CUPE Collective Agreement 

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: September 1st – December 30 2024 

WORK ASSIGNMENT: The Teaching Assistant will assist with ENVI5507 – Environmental Informatics /  INFO6681 – Geospatial Information Management  

Duties include, but are not limited to:  

– Prepare and assist with lab sessions (1 per week; approximately 3 hours Friday afternoons from 1:00pm to 3:55pm) 

– Grade weekly workshops and assignments 

– Maintain updated electronic records of student progress on Brightspace 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: ENVI5507 / INFO6681 is a cross-listed, graduate-level course in the  Master of Resource and Environmental Management / Master of Information program. Lab sessions will  focus on geographic information systems (GIS), data classification, and spreadsheets, with a focus on  geospatial environmental and information management problems. Therefore, preference will go to  applicants who have formal course work and experience in GIS, Environmental Informatics, Information  Management, and/or Landscape Ecology. Previous teaching assistant experience in environmental  studies or environmental geography will also be considered an asset. Additionally, the Teaching  Assistant will require recent experience with software used in the labs including ArcGIS Pro and  Microsoft Excel.  

If you are interested in the above position, please submit a letter and resume by the application  deadline to (only electronic applications will be accepted):  

Dr. Heather Cray 

School for Resource and Environmental Studies 

hcray@dal.ca  

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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity




The College of Sustainability is currently accepting applications for the following positions for the Fall term 2024.

  1. SUST 1000 Teaching Assistant (tutorial component)
  2. SUST 1000 Teaching Assistant (lecture component)
  3. SUST 1000 Marker
  4. SUST 1000 Literacy Marker
  5. SUST 2000 Teaching Assistant (tutorial component)
  6. SUST 2000 Teaching Assistant (lecture component)
  7. SUST 2106 Teaching Assistant (tutorial component)
  8. SUST 3000 Teaching Assistant (tutorial component)
  9. SUST 3000 Teaching Assistant (online)
  10. SUST 3000 Marker
  11. SUST 3108 Teaching Assistant (tutorial component)
  12. SUST 4001-4002 Teaching Assistant
  13. SUST 4125 Teaching Assistant
  14. SUST 4103 Marker
  15. Lecture Series Teaching Assistant (lecture component)
  16. Sustainability Leadership Certificate (SLC) Program-Teaching Assistant

The application deadline is Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024.

Here is the link given in below to apply online along with detail job description.

TA/M Job posting-Fall term 2024-College of Sustainability


Please note the following Teaching Assistant, Marker, and other related positions described in the form linked here: TA Marker MATH-STAT, available for the Fall 2024 and Winter 2025 terms in the MATH/STAT Dept.  Apply for anything that interests you that you are available for by Monday, June 17th at noon, Atlantic time.   (The attached document is just a summary of the positions listed in the application form linked.)

https://forms.office.com/r/k2f8jLpx5i

It will be considered an asset if applicants have a MSc or PhD completed or in progress in mathematics or statistics, as well as relevant teaching experience.  Senior undergraduate students, and graduate students from related fields with appropriate course experience may also be considered.

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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

Please note that Markers and TAs are CUPE members.

For more details see the CUPE Collective Agreement:

www.dal.ca/collectiveagreements

https://3912.cupe.ca/documents/collective-agreements/


Teaching Assistant Posting 

Dalhousie University 

Department: Department of Pharmacology 

Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building 

5850 College Street 

Dalhousie University 

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 

Posting Date: June 5, 2024 

Application Deadline: August 19, 2024 

Position: Teaching Assistant (TA90) 

Term/Dates: September to December 2024/Fall Term 

Pay Rate: In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement  

Work Assignment: 

The Teaching Assistant is responsible for providing support for PHAC 1471 Pharmacology for Pharmacy. 

Duties may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Occasional meetings with course coordinator to review course schedule and TA tasks/workload. Availability to students to address questions about course assessments, as needed. Assist in exam room set up and invigilating course exams (dates and times TBD). Additional in-person
  • availability during course times (Tues/Thurs 10:30-noon) may be needed at various times throughout the term,  these will be discussed and scheduled by the course coordinator, as needed.
  • Marking and providing feedback on course assessment components, including student essays, based upon  existing grading rubrics. 
  • While there will be tasks assigned throughout the term (September- end of November), the end of the term  (early-mid December) may require additional attention, as this time period includes grading final assignments,  final exam invigilation and tabulation of the final course grades.  
  • Interested and adequately qualified candidates may also be offered the opportunity to prepare and deliver a  lecture within the course. 

Requirements: 

Previous instructional and evaluation experience and familiarity with online course tools are considered assets. 

The successful applicant: 

  • will preferably be a graduate student (or recent graduate) in the Department of Pharmacology, or a related  discipline 
  • have a strong knowledge of Pharmacology and the topics covered in this course. Any additional preparation  time needed to become familiar with the subject matter to make appropriate assessment decisions are the  responsibility of the successful candidate. 
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Please note: the successful candidate will be required to work on the Dalhousie University Halifax campus;  however, exceptions and alternate work arrangements may be made ONLY for current MSc/PhD Pharmacology  graduate students based at DMNB. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and CV by the application  deadline to Lori Lawson at lori.lawson@dal.ca. Applicants should clearly demonstrate how they meet the  requirements of the position. Identify previous TA experience (course #, dates), if applicable. Only candidates  selected for an interview will be contacted. 

All offers of employment are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and budgetary  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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity


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TA and Marker positions- Nursing (Click link to see the postings)


Teaching Assistant Posting

Dalhousie University

Department: Physiology & Biophysics

Room 3B1 Sir Charles Tupper Medical Bldg. Dalhousie University Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Posting Date: May 28, 2024

Application Deadline:  June 14, 2024

Positions: 1 PHYL 3120 Classroom TA position – 65 hours

Term/Dates: Fall 2024 term: September 3-December 17, 2024

Pay Rate:  In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement 

Work Assignments:  

  • 1 Exercise Physiology Classroom TA position (65 hours) – PHYL 3120

This TA will support the instructor with the delivery of this advanced exercise physiology seminar, taught on the flipped classroom principle. Specifically, the responsibilities of this TA include:

  • Communicating with supervisors and get familiar with weekly material and grading expectations.
  • Independently reviewing online material on Brightspace to be able to guide students through the concepts.
  • Attending classes when necessary. Classes run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:35-11:25AM. The chosen TA must be available for most of these classes. 
  • During class, actively communicating with students to ensure they are on the right learning path. Challenging them with additional questions. 
  • Accurately and in a timely manner, marking weekly concept maps, exams, and end-of-semester projects, in collaboration with instructors. 
  • Providing relevant feedback and constructive criticism to students to support their learning. 

Requirements:  

The successful applicant will:

  • exhibit leadership and initiative to become a role model and reliable resource for the students they work with.
  • possess superior communicating skills that allow them to provide engaging and dynamic instruction.
  • be well-organized, reliable, ethical, and able to comply with Dalhousie’s academic integrity policy to mark assignments accurately and fairly.
  • be interested in evidence-based pedagogical practices and be willing to be trained and learn.
  • understand physiological core concepts and be able to communicate this knowledge appropriately to the audience. 
  • demonstrate interest and knowledge of exercise physiology and its impact on health and disease. 

Having a graduate degree in a physiology or in a related area or be currently enrolled as a graduate student in physiology is an asset. Having prior teaching or TAing experience, especially in exercise physiology courses, will also be considered.

If interested in these positions, please email your application on or before June 14, 2024 to Dr. Marie-Soleil Beaudoin (marie-soleil.beaudoin@dal.ca). Your application should include a cover and your résumé. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Marie-Soleil directly. Offers of employment will be given according to CUPE guidelines. 

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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity


DEMONSTRATOR AND MARKER POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

MARI 3627-1– Biology and Conservation of Sharks, Skates, and Rays 

POSTING DATE: May 16, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 03, 2024 (automatically renewed for 5 days until filled)

POSITION: Demonstrator and Marker, 2 positions, up to 75 hours each

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Summer SEASIDE program, Biology Department

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Chris Mull

PAY RATE: as per CUPE agreement ($24/hour)

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: June 17 – Jul 3, 2024

WORK ASSIGNMENT: Assist with the summer class MARI 3627 Conservation and Biology of Sharks, Skates and Rays Section 1 (class dates June 17 – July 3 2024). This intensive course encompasses daily lectures, labs and field trips. The demonstrator/marker will assist in the preparation and clean-up of the labs (including shark or skate/ray dissections; ~20 hours), help organize and attend field (including 3 boat trips assisting in the handling of live sharks;~20 hours), and help grade assignments as needed and watch student presentations (instructor will be officially evaluating presentations) (~10 hours). The demonstrator will also help to assist and organize groups of students in the class (in the presence of the instructor; ~20 hours), and answering student questions in-class related to the class material (~5 hours)

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  Must have a background in marine science or marine conservation. Preference will be given to candidates with backgrounds in elasmobranch conservation and biology is preferred.  Must be able to effectively organize large groups of students in the laboratory and field. Previous experience as a demonstrator for SEASIDE classes will be considered an asset. Current standard first-aid and CPR certification. Driver’s License valid in Nova Scotia, extensive driving experience, and clean driving record.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Christopher Mull, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 

Email: creeas@gmail.com 

All offers of employment and the associated number of hours 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.


Teaching Assistant Posting — Summer Sessions
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Science
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
POSTING DATE: April 08, 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 22, 2024
POSITION: Teaching Assistant, ENVS 3001.03, Environmental Science Field School
DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Environmental Science, Faculty of Science
PAY RATE: Stipend for 90 hrs, according to the CUPE collective agreement
WORK ASSIGNMENT: Five TA positions are available to assist the instructors with the summer class ENVS 3001.03, Environmental Science Field School, in the field and classroom. Duties will include assisting in preparation of class materials, obtaining, and preparing field gear and supplies, assisting in teaching duties in the field, providing logistical support for overnight trips, driving a mini-van or SUV to field sites, and assisting with marking assignments. This third-year, 3 credit-hour Environmental Science class will provide students with hands-on experience in the subject of field methodology across the interdisciplinary field of Environmental Science including forestry, invasive species surveys, freshwater systems, navigation with compass and GPS, and writing field notes. The class will run August 19, 2024, to August 30, 2024, all day, every day with one day off on Saturday, August 24th. The TAs will also be available to assist the instructor with preparatory work on August 17-18 and post-class administration on September 3-4, if required.
REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Research, teaching or relevant class work experience in environmental science or a natural science discipline. Schedule must be free every day (must have no other commitments) from August 19-30, including weekends and for the overnight trips. Must have up-to-date certification in Standard First Aid and CPR, and a valid driver’s license.
To apply: Send a cover letter and resume by email to:
Dr. Susan Gass: susan.gass@dal.ca
If you have further questions about the positions, please email Susan.
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 Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Teaching Assistant Posting in Microbiology and Immunology:

Click here to see the posting: MICI 3115 – TA 65


DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

BIOL/MARI/ENVS 3623 – Coastal Ecology 

POSTING DATE: May 8, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 24, 2024 (automatically renewed for 5 days until filled)

POSITION: Demonstrator, 2 positions, up to180 hours total (e.g., 90 each)

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Summer SEASIDE program, Biology Department

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Jen Frail-Gauthier

PAY RATE: as per CUPE agreement 

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: July 5 – 23, 2024

WORK ASSIGNMENT: Help with the summer class Coastal Ecology, Biology 3623 (class dates July 5- 23 2024). Duties include helping to prepare field trip and laboratory materials, helping students on field trips (6 day trips) and in labs (at least 3), organizing and cleaning up from labs and field trips (equipment and space). No grading is required, except for logistically monitoring the time for students’ presentations on the last two days of the class.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  Previous experience in a learning environment (TA or Demonstrator) is important; previous student of Coastal Ecology is an asset; senior undergraduate or graduate student with coastal ecology and species (plants, seaweeds, animals) identification experience is an asset; Candidates must provide up to date (within last 3 years) Standard First Aid and CPR certification or be willing to complete a certification course before the position begins. Valid driver’s license an asset, in case driving is required. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Jen Frail-Gauthier, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 

Email: jfrail@dal.ca

All offers of employment and the associated number of hours 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.


MARKER and DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

BIOL 3219/2601 – Flora of Nova Scotia 

POSTING DATE: May 8, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 24, 2024 (automatically renewed for 5 days until filled)

POSITION: Demonstrator, 1 position, up to 90 hours (depending on enrollment)

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Summer SEASIDE program, Biology Department

INSTRUCTORS: Anna Crofts and Dr. Karsten Fatur

PAY RATE: as per CUPE agreement 

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: July 5 – 23, 2024

WORK ASSIGNMENT: Assist with the summer class Flora of Nova Scotia, BIOL 3219/2601 (class dates July 5- 23 2024). Demonstrator will assist students with interpreting taxonomic keys and identifying plants in both field and laboratory, as needed (4 hours each lab, plus 8 hours on 4 field days). Demonstrator will communicate with the instructors to organize field equipment required for each trip. Demonstrator will assist students with safely navigating and traversing field sites. Five of the 90 hours for grading assignments. 

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: A Bachelor’s degree in Biology or Environmental Science is preferred, with the completion of, or experience teaching, university-level courses in botany, including components such as anatomy, morphology, systematics, taxonomy, and ecology. Knowledge of Nova Scotia’s ecosystems, as typified in the Ecological Land Classification for the Province. Ability to safely use and demonstrate the use of dissecting microscopes. Experience in identifying the native terrestrial vascular plants of Nova Scotia considered an asset, as are experience with surveys in the field, ecosystem delineation, and experience with GPS considered assets. Candidates must provide up to date (within last 3 years) Standard First Aid and CPR certification or be willing to complete a certification course before the position begins. Valid driver’s license an asset, in case driving is required. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Anna Crofts and Dr. Karsten Fatur

Email: croftsanna@gmail.com and karsten.fatur@gmail.com

All offers of employment and the associated number of hours 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.


MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

OCEA/BIOL/MARI 3003 – Field Oceanography 

POSTING DATE: April 18, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 10, 2024 (automatically renewed for 5 days until filled)

POSITION: Demonstrator –150 hours – One position

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Summer SEASIDE program, Biology Department

INSTRUCTOR: Laura deGelleke

PAY RATE: as per CUPE agreement 

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: 18 July 2024 – 16 Aug 2024

WORK ASSIGNMENT: Assist with the field- and lab-intensive summer class, OCEA /BIOL /MARI 3003.03, Introduction to Field Oceanography. Meets all day Mon-Fri, from July 25 – Aug 13, 2024. Specific duties include:  a) Preparation, participation and assistance with field sampling onboard 50 foot research boat on day trips in coastal waters; b) Preparation, participation and assistance with laboratory analyses; c) Answering student questions. The position requires preparation during the week prior to the first class, considerable involvement for the duration of the class, and clean up and organization of equipment in the days after the class is over.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITIONBSc in Ocean Sciences, Marine Biology or a related field. The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree completed or in progress in Oceanography with the satisfactory completion of two of the four core Oceanography courses (i.e. Biological, Geological, Chemical, or Physical Oceanography) in addition to relevant experience in the field and lab, including water and benthos sampling from small research ships and common laboratory analyses (e.g. sieving, microscopy, plankton counting, nutrient analyses, chlorophyll analyses). Candidates must be available the week before the class begins to help with preparation. Candidates must provide up to date (within last 3 years) Standard First Aid with CPR certification or be willing to complete a certification course before the position begins. 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Laura deGelleke, Oceanography Dept, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 

Email: laura.degelleke@dal.ca 

All offers of employment and the associated number of hours 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.




MARKER/DEMONSTRATOR POSTING

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

BIOL/MARI 3635 Species at Risk          

POSTING DATE: April 18, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 06, 2024 (automatically renewed for 5 days until filled)

POSITION: Demonstrator – 90 hours each – 2 positions

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Summer SEASIDE program, Biology Department

INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Christopher Course and Carter Feltham 

PAY RATE: as per CUPE agreement 

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: May 13 – May 28, 2024

WORK ASSIGNMENT: Assist with the summer class BIOL/MARI 3635: Species at Risk field course, which is taught from May 13-28, 2024.  Duties include: Assist students in the field and lab (including a 7-day overnight camping trip, and marking some student work), drive students in rented vans, be responsible for class equipment and supplies, organize food, meals, clean-up.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:  Senior-level undergraduate, graduate or graduate student, who has taken courses such as: Animal Diversity, Nature Conservation, Ecology, Conservation Biology, Ornithology, Herpetology, DISP, Species At Risk Field Course and other field-intensive courses. Desired expertise includes identification of NS species of birds, plants, lichens, mammals, reptiles and amphibians; navigation experience; GIS mapping experience; and Species at Risk knowledge. Must have Driver’s License valid in NS, a clean driving record, current Standard First Aid and CPR. Must be able to hike on and off trails, through brush and on uneven and wet ground. Must be able to swim and paddle a canoe. Must have suitable field attire including rain gear and rubber boots.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Dr. Christopher Course, Biology Dept, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS   B3H 4R2
E-mail: ch608098@dal.ca 

All offers of employment and the associated number of hours 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 www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

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