JOB POSTING
Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207

Centre For Women's & Gender Studies
Position Title: TEACHING ASSISTANT
   
Course: WGST 2P91
   
Course Details: Historical Perspectives on Women
Start 2014-01-01     End 2014-04-30
   
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 60 hours per section. Marker/grader duties are included in the contract. Duties and responsibilities will be in accordance with Article 22 of the Collective Agreement. Under the direction of the course instructor, duties include grading; preparing and teaching seminars; attending lectures regularly; reading course materials; attending weekly meetings with the instructor; consulting with students during office hours; keeping track of students? grades; etc.
 
Qualifications:
-A completed M.A. is required. The candidate must have substantial, demonstrable training in women?s and/or gender studies and in current feminist theory.
-If there are insufficient numbers of applicants with completed M.A.s, applicants with Honours B.A.s will be considered, as long as applicants have substantial, demonstrable training in women?s and/or gender studies and in current feminist theory.
-A minimum overall GPA of 78% (B+) is required.
-Substantial, demonstrable training in women?s history from the Middle Ages to the mid-twentieth century is required. This training could be in material history and/or intellectual history, including training in such fields as history, literature, philosophy, medieval and renaissance studies, liberal studies, or art history.
-Strong writing skills and library research skills are assets.
-The successful applicant must be extremely dependable.
 
Applications:
Applications will be accepted until 2013-07-10

Applications should include a cover letter, a current resume, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date.

Dr. Shannon Moore, Director
Centre For Women?s and Gender Studies, MC D411
Brock University
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
Fax: 905-984-4840
 
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:
 
For office use only: 2013-06-26 - #6420 - Approved