Teaching Assistant | 2022-2023 | BMS200Y1Y Book & Media Histories for Book & Media Studies

Closes: July 11, 2022

Advising students, grading assignments, leading a weekly tutorial, and participating in some online discussions and activities.

Course description: Traces the long history of media in culture and society, including books and other communication technologies. Covers historical developments including orality and writing, printing and the book, image and sound reproduction, wired and wireless communication, electronic and broadcast media, and contemporary digital media. Examples and case studies will be drawn from a variety of different sociocultural contexts, media industries, and creative practices.

Please note as of the posting date for this position, the course is designated to be offered in-person.

  • Start Date
    September 1, 2022
  • Department
    Office of the Principal & VP
  • Compensation
    $46.23 per hour + 4% vacation pay
  • Hours
    55 hours per position
  • How to Apply
    usmc.principalsoffice@utoronto.ca
  • Terms

    Qualifications:

    MA required. In accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 4 Collective Agreement, Article 15.07, preference in hiring will be given to graduate students in the field of Information, Communication & Culture, or a closely related discipline.

    Number of positions: 8

    Estimated course enrolment: 198 students

    Size of appointment: 55 hours per position

    Class schedule: Lecture: Tuesday 10:00am – 12:00pm. Tutorial: Please refer to the UofT timetable for a schedule: https://timetable.iit.artsci.utoronto.ca

    Dates of appointment: September 1, 2022 to May 6, 2023

    Application process:

    Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, and the names of two referees to:

    University of St. Michael’s College c/o Office of the Principal

    email: usmc.principalsoffice@utoronto.ca

    Disclaimer:

    Please note that this position is tentative, pending funding, final course determinations and enrolments.

     

    This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 4 Collective Agreement.

    Vaccination Requirement

    As an employee of the University, you must be fully vaccinated to be able to attend and perform duties on University premises as required, even if some or all of your duties can be performed remotely. To read about our process in reviewing Medical Exemptions please visit this link.

    We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

    The University of St. Michael’s College 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, LGBTQ persons, people who take a religiously informed view of human experience, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    If you require accessibility accommodation, please contact Human Resources at 416-926-1300 ext. 7191 or hr.stmikes@utoronto.ca