Teaching Assistant | Winter 2023 | BMS316H1S Social Media & Digital Platforms

Closes: October 14, 2022

Advising students, grading assignments, and participating in some online discussions and activities.

Course description: Social media, digital platforms, and networked technologies are deeply embedded in our contemporary lives, both shaping and shaped by users. But what are their social, cultural, political, and economic impacts? What consequences do they have for how we think, feel, socialize, work, play, and understand ourselves? Students in this course will explore, examine, and debate these questions with reference to their everyday experiences and current examples.

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

  • Start Date
    January 1, 2023
  • Department
    Office of the Principal & VP
  • Compensation
    $46.23 per hour + 4% vacation pay
  • Hours
    36 hours
  • 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: 1

    Estimated course enrolment: 68 students

    Class schedule: Monday 14:00 – 16:00

    Dates of appointment: January 1 – 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