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Engineering Science- Thesis

Posting Date: July 22nd, 2021

Closing Date: August 12th, 2021

Duties

The Engineering Science Thesis TA provides administrative support to the Engineering Science Thesis Course (communicating with students and supervisors, posting grades, scheduling the thesis presentations, etc), assists in the planning and running of workshops to support students in completing their deliverables, and assesses thesis presentations. All fourth year students in Engineering Science are required to complete a half or full-year thesis, and submit several deliverables, including a proposal, an interim report, a presentation and a final report. 

Qualifications

We are looking for candidates who have excellent oral and written communication skills, experience working with the administrative side of an undergraduate course (or good organizational skills from other experiences), and can identify opportunities for improvement and provide feedback to program staff.

Relevant Criterion

Previous experience is the more relevant criterion than the need to acquire experience in respect of this posted position.

Details

Department
Division of Engineering Science
Course ID
ESC499H1Y
Campus
St. George
Salary
$46.70 + 4% vacation pay
Course Enrollment
~200
Dates of Appointment
Sep 1st, 2021 to Apr 30th, 2022
Number of Positions
1
Number of Hours
Size of Appointment
130
Tutorial/Lab Schedule
N/A
How to Apply
A complete application must include a resume and cover letter that outlines relevant experience. Please submit application for this position to lisa.romkey@utoronto.ca. If during the application and/or selection process you require accommodation due to a disability, please contact Diane Giang at director.engsci@utoronto.ca.

Policies

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the position.

The University of Toronto invites all qualified applicants to make application.

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca. During employment, to request accommodation from the University, contact the supervisor or department chair and/or Health & Wellbeing Programs & Services at hwb@utoronto.ca. For more information about accommodations at U of T, please visit our Accommodation webpage.

 

All jobs are posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement. It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrollment.

Duties of this position shall be performed at the campus on which the position is located. Where the duties are intended to be performed at another location, such other location will be specified in the posting.

Positions posted here are open to Graduate Students in the School of Graduate Studies, Postdoctoral Fellows and Undergraduate Students in the University of Toronto.

Preference in hiring shall be given to Graduate Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto or those who have made application to be enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto.

The hiring criteria for Teaching Assistant positions are academic qualifications, the need to acquire experience, previous experience and previous satisfactory employment under the provisions of this collective agreement.