Teaching Assistant

University of Toronto

Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies

Job Posting – Teaching Assistant

Fall Term 2015 (September to December)

The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies seeks one teaching assistants for the following course:

CJS201H1F Introduction to Jewish Culture

This is a general introduction to the history, literatures, and cultures of the Jewish people from antiquity to contemporary times. It will offer a multi-disciplinary approach and a multi-methodological approach to Jewish studies, with a special emphasis on Jewish culture and Jewish secularism.

Qualifications: Applicants should have at least an MA in Religion or History or English 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: Marking 4 term assignments

Hours of work: 77 hours

Estimated Course Enrolment: 50 students

Rate of Pay: SGS I/II - $42.05per hour + 4% vacation pay

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 and CV to:

Professor Yigal Nizri
Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies
170 St. George Street, Room 218
Toronto, ON M5S 3G3
E-mail: jewish.studies@utoronto.ca

Posted on: June 30, 2015
Application due: July 29, 2015

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.

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.