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June 27, 2014

 

Teaching Fellowships available for 2014-15:

The Department of Philosophy of Queen’s University requests applications from suitably qualified Philosophy graduate students interested in teaching the following courses as a Teaching Fellow in the upcoming 2014-15 academic year:

Half-courses (3.0 course load):  Fall Term

            PHIL310*  Moral Issues in Development

            (level: 3rd year; estimated enrolment: 70; lecture; 2 x 1.5 hour meetings per

              week; slot 52 – Mon 4:00 – 5:30 and Wed 2:30 – 4:00)

 

Half-courses (3.0 course load):  Winter Term

            PHIL276*  Critical Perspectives on Social Diversity

            (level: 2nd year; estimated enrolment: 70; lecture; 2 x 1.5 hour meetings per

            week; slot 41 – Mon 4:00 – 5:30 and Wed 2:30 – 4:00)

All of the above courses will be taught on campus.  Fall term classes begin September 8, 2014 and end November 28, 2014.  Winter term classes begin on January 5, 2015 and end on March 27, 2015.

Please forward a copy of your transcript, a curriculum vitae and any relevant documentation you feel would assist your application.  All documentation should be forwarded to the Graduate Assistant (Judy Vanhooser jv1@queensu.ca) and the Graduate Coordinator (Christine Sypnowich christine.sypnowich@queensu.ca)  before July 11, 2014.

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June 12, 2014

The following Teaching Assistant (TA) positions may be available to support the following course(s) being offered online this Fall and Winter through Continuing and Distance Studies. 

PHIL259S (Fall) - two half-year TAships

PHIL203S (Winter) - two half-year TAships

PHIL240S (Winter) - two half-year TAships

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. 

Contract hours

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

Please forward a copy of your transcript, a curriculum vitae and any relevant documentation you feel would assist your application to Jon Miller (Acting Graduate Coordinator) (jon.miller@queensu.ca) and Judy Vanhooser (jv1@queensu.ca) before July 18, 2014.

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June 2, 2014

The following Teaching Assistant (TA) positions may be available, depending on enrolments, for this upcoming 2014-15 academic year.  Please note some positions are for both fall and winter terms (full-year courses) and some are for only fall OR winter term (half-year courses),

For those students who fall into Group A (Qualified Graduate Student for whom a TAship forms part of their funding package), please notify both Jon Miller (Acting Graduate Coordinator) and Judy Vanhooser (Graduate Assistant) of your preferences.  Preferences must be received by July18, 2014.

For those students who fall into Group B, C & D, please submit a CV and transcript to the Department of Philosophy by July 18, 2014 for any possible TA position available after Group A.

The Department will attempt to allocate TAships according to the preferences of Group A students wherever possible; however, unfortunately we cannot always satisfy students’ requests in the allocation of TA positions.

The following may be available, depending on enrolments:

PHIL111 (FW) – two full-year TAships available

PHIL111 (FW) – two full-year TAships available

PHIL115-001 (FW) – two or three full-year TAships available

PHIL115-002 (FW) – two or three full-year TAships available

 

PHIL157 (F) – two half-year TAships available

 

PHIL151 (W) – two or three half-year TAships available

PHIL153 (W) – two half-year TAships available

 

PHIL250 (FW) – two full-year TAships available

PHIL257 (FW) – two full-year TAships available

 

PHIL203 (F) – two half-year TAships available

PHIL204 (F) – one or two half-year TAships available

PHIL233 (F) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL263 (F) – one or two half-year TAships available

PHIL270 (F) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL273 (F) – one half-year TAship available

 

PHIL201 (W) – two or three half-year TAships available

PHIL204 (W) – one or two half-year TAships available

PHIL256 (W) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL261 (W) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL276 (W) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL296 (W) – two half-year TAships available

 

PHIL301 (F) – two half-year TAships available

INTS306 (F) – two half-year TAships available

PHIL310 (F) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL351 (F) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL361 (F) – two half-year TAships available

PHIL373 (F) – one half-year TAship available

 

PHIL301 (W) – two half-year TAships available

PHIL329 (W) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL343 (W) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL347 (W) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL352 (W) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL362 (W) – one half-year TAship available

PHIL374 (W) – one half-year TAship available

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May 13, 2014

Teaching Fellowships available for 2014-15:

The Department of Philosophy of Queen’s University requests applications from suitably qualified Philosophy graduate students interested in teaching the following courses as a Teaching Fellow in the upcoming 2014-15 academic year:

Half-courses (3.0 course load):  Fall Term

            PHIL204*  Life, Death and Meaning

            (level: 2nd year; estimated enrolment: 100; lecture; 2 x 1.5 hour meetings per

week; slot unknown)

Half-courses (3.0 course load):  Winter Term

            PHIL204*  Life, Death and Meaning

            (level: 2nd year; estimated enrolment: 100; lecture; 2 x 1.5 hour meetings per

            week; slot unknown)

All of the above courses will be taught on campus.  Fall term classes begin September 8, 2014 and end November 28, 2014.  Winter term classes begin on January 5, 2015 and end on March 27, 2015. 

Please forward a copy of your transcript, a curriculum vitae and any relevant documentation you feel would assist your application.  All documentation should be forwarded to Christine Sypnowich (Graduate Coordinator) before May 30, 2014.

  

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