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LEAD WRITING TA (LWTA) POSITION
Department for the Study of Religion
Fall and Winter 2021-2022
Posting Start date: May 7, 2021 End Date: May 28, 2021
Position Title: Lead Writing Teaching Assistant (LWTA)
Number of Positions: One
Size of Appointment: 100 hours at the SGS II rate of $46.70 per hour
Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail
Dates of Appointment: June 1 2021-Apr. 30 2022
NOTE: Applicant must be available to actively participate in online training during the summer months.
Campus: St. George
• Current PhD student with least two years' experience as a TA, leading tutorials and grading. Experience in a WIT designated course is desirable.
• Experience leading/facilitating workshops or strong presentation skills.
• Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills, able to collaborate effectively and show tact when working with TAs, instructors, and administrators.
• Demonstrated interest in pedagogy/pedagogical development.
• Strong administrative skills, including the ability to schedule meetings and training sessions, plan and document work.
• Strong time management skills with the ability to meet multiple deadlines.
• Flexible schedule: willing and able to accommodate short notice requests for meetings with WIT participants.