Teaching Assistant

University of Toronto, Centre for Jewish Studies

Job Posting: Teaching Assistant (CUPE Unit 1)

CJS390H1F1 Tales of Violence: Life and Death of European Jewry

This course will introduce students to the history of anti-Jewish violence from the perspectives of political science, history, and literary studies. Course reading materials will include government-produced reports, surveys, press, novels, songs, short stories, and testimonies.

Qualifications:

Applicants should have at least an MA in History or Political Science or German or Slavic Studies or Comparative Literature, preferably with a concentration in Jewish Studies. First consideration will be given to full-time graduate students at the University of Toronto.

Duties:

Meeting with instructor, responding to student inquiries and marking 3 papers. The position also involves attending lectures.

Position: 1

Estimated Course Enrolment: 30

Hours of Work: 54 hours

Class Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday 2pm–5pm

Dates of Appointment: 5 May 2014 to 26 May 2014

Salary: $42.05/ hour plus 4% vacation pay (SGSI, II, PDF)

Posting Date: April 7, 2014

Closing Date: April 22, 2014

Final availability of the position is contingent upon enrolment, budgetary consideration and the determination of appointments as governed by the collective agreement.

Application Process:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V. and names of two references by April 22, 2014. Applications should be sent to:

Professor Anna Shternshis
Centre for Jewish Studies
170 St. George Street, Room 218
Toronto, ON  M5S 3G3

The job is posted in accordance with CUPE 3902, Unit 1 Collective Agreement. The Department’s hiring policy is available in the Programs Office and at the CUPE, Local 3902 office: http://www.cupe3902.org/

The position posted above is tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolments. In accordance with the Employment Equity Policy, the University of Toronto encourages applications from qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and person with disabilities.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Note: Although a graduate student’s preference as to the campus location of his/her TA appointment will be taken into account, both the initial TA appointment (or CI appointment) and the subsequent appointment obligation related to that appointment may be met through position(s) on any one of the three University of Toronto campuses (UTM, UTSC or St. George) in courses in the same discipline as the initial appointment. TAs will only be assigned to courses in fields in which they are or should be qualified to assist.

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

The Departmental Hiring Policy is available in the Department office and in the CUPE Local 3902 office.

In accordance with the Employment Equity Policy, the University of Toronto encourages applications from qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.