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Queen's University

Department of Philosophy

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Job Opportunities



July 31, 2015


The following Teaching Assistant (TA) positions may be available for this upcoming 2015-16 academic year.  Please note the term the position is available (these are half-year courses):


PHIL259 (fall term) estimated number of TA's needed based on maximum enrolment is 2

PHIL203 (winter term) estimated number of TA's needed based on maximum enrolment is 2


For those students who fall into Group A (Qualified Graduate Student for whom a TAship forms part of their funding package), please notify both Christine Sypnowich (Graduate Coordinator) and Judy Vanhooser (Graduate Assistant) of your preferences.  Preferences must be received by August 10, 2015.

For those students who fall into Group B, C & D, please submit a CV and transcript to the Department of Philosophy (Judy Vanhooser) by August 10, 2015 for any possible TA position available after Group A.

CDS will determine actual contract hours as well as the final number of TA’s needed, closer to the start of term. CDS will work with instructors to fill out the TA forms, meet with the recommended persons to review the responsibilities and expectations and then send copies of the paperwork to you and to the union where applicable.  

These teaching assistantships are for the support of online courses.  Some training and preparation is needed before the start of the course.  Candidates must be prepared to work outside the regular 9-5 work week, and have access to the internet and a computer that meets minimum requirements.  Experience with learning management systems (eg Moodle) and videoconferencing software (eg Blackboard Elluminate) would be an asset. 

The hours in the TA contract will be determined on the basis of the actual course enrolment.




The Faculty Recruitment and Support Office provides prospective faculty members with information on life at Queen's and in the Kingston Community and assists new faculty members and their families with the relocation process. Services are confidential.


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Faculty Recruitment and Support Program

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