JOB POSTING - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207


Philosophy
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Position Title: TEACHING ASSISTANT
 
Course: PHIL 1F90
 
Course Details: Intro. to Philosophy: Philosophical Classics & Contemporary Life
Start 2014-05-01 End 2014-07-31
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 1900-2100
 
Compensation:
Teaching Assistant, Course Coordinator and Lab Demonstrator positions are paid according to the qualifications that the employee holds.

Employees who do NOT hold a 4-year honours degree or a 3-year pass degree will be paid the undergraduate rate - $1,133.00 per 60-hour appointment or $18.88 per hour.

Employees who hold a 4-year honours degree or a 3-year pass degree will be paid the graduate rate - $1,784.00 per 60-hour appointment or $29.73 per hour.

In cases where additional duties are required as part of a Teaching Assistant?s duties, these hours shall be compensated at the appropriate Teaching Assistant rate.
 
Duties:
The nominal workload for this position is 120 hours per section. Duties and responsibilities will be in accordance with Article 22 of the Collective Agreement.
 
Qualifications:
Applicant must be currently enrolled in an MA or PhD program in Philosophy or in a cognate discipline. If vacancies remain, will consider a BA (Honours) in Philosophy.
Previous Teaching Assistantship experience in Philosophy will be an asset.
 
Applications:
Applications will be accepted until 2014-02-26 Applications should include a cover letter, a current resume, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date.

Department of Philosophy
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1

For further information:
F. Meffe, Administrative Assistant, Philosophy
905-688-5550, ext. 3315

Please Note:
If applicable, applicants are responsible for submitting their seniority date with their application. Applicants that don't include a seniority date will be assumed not to have one.

Positions listed on this posting are subject to course enrolments and budgetary approval.

As per Article 22.04 of the Collective Agreement:

- Graduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept an appointment in excess of an average of ten (10) hours per week over an academic term, in which she is enrolled as a full time student, without the prior permission of the Dean of Graduate Studies;
- Undergraduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept more than nine (9) Teaching Assistant appointments, or the equivalent of nine (9) Teaching Assistant appointments in any classification, per term minus the number of courses in which that student is currently enrolled;
- Part-time Graduate Students and Non-Students shall not accept any appointment which, taken together with all other appointments at the University, would cause the member to exceed the maximum number of regular hours (i.e. not overtime hours) allowable in a work week under the Employment Standards Act, as amended from time to time.

Permission to exceed the above mentioned workload limits should be obtained prior to application.

A Collective Agreement governs part-time Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Lab Demonstrator, Course Coordinator and Marker-Grader positions at Brock University. A hardcopy of the Agreement can be obtained from Human Resources or accessed on the Human Resources Web Site - www.brocku.ca/hr-ehs
 
Additional Comments:
In addition, please include the following:
1. An email address;
2. Seminar course numbers you are apply for; and
3. Names of (2) references who can attest to your suitability for the position.
 
For office use only: 2014-02-10 - #7125 - Approved
 
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