2017-18 Winter Session Teaching Positions



SESSIONAL LECTURER POSITIONS:


The Department of Sociology invites applications from qualified applicants to deliver the following 1.5-unit Sociology courses during the 2017/18 academic session. For a more detailed description of the course, go to http://web.uvic.ca/calendar2017-09/CDs/SOCI/CTs.html 

In keeping with Article 13.01 of the Collective Agreement between UVic and CUPE 4163 (Component 3), Expressions of Interest are hereby sought from doctoral students, adjunct faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and sessional lecturers in the department, as well as other interested parties. Offers of sessional employment will be made from the pool of qualified individuals who express interest in teaching during 2017-18 Winter Session.  The position is subject to availability of funding and attainment of minimum course enrollment numbers.

 

Fall 2017:

SOCI 331 – Politics and Society, Monday and Friday 11:30am-1:00pm

Applications or expressions of interest should be received by Wednesday, 31st of May 2017 at 9.00 am.  Applications will be accepted after this deadline only if the position has not been filled.  Submitted materials will not be returned. The application should be sent to:  Sean Hier, Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Box 3050, Victoria BC V8W 3P5 ().

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Spring 2018:

SOCI 281 - Sociology of Genders, Thursdays 6:30-9:20pm

Applications or expressions of interest should be received by Friday, 9th of June 2017 at 9.00 am.  Applications will be accepted after this deadline only if the position has not been filled.  Submitted materials will not be returned. The application should be sent to:  Sean Hier, Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Box 3050, Victoria BC V8W 3P5 ().

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITIONS:

SOCI 100 Teaching Assistant Coordinator and LTC Consultant;

Tutorial Leaders for Sociology 100A and 100B;

Teaching Assistants (for courses other than 100A and 100B)*

*Teaching assistants will be working with 200 and 300 level courses only.  

For information on the courses scheduled for the Fall and Spring terms to assist with selection of course(s)/instructors for a TA positionm you can visit the department’s website:  https://www.uvic.ca/socialsciences/sociology/undergraduate/courses/index.php   You may also check out the descriptions of Sociology courses here:  http://web.uvic.ca/calendar/CDs/SOCI/CTs.html

You may submit your application via email, signature is not required.  If you are applying for more than one position, please use separate application forms. 

To apply: Apply using CUPE 4163 Application form only and submit to Zoe Lu, Department of Sociology, Cornett A332, or via email, .

Deadline: 4:00pm, Wednesday 14th June 2017

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.

 

Appointment Priority Policy: In making assignments, priority will be given to graduate students as set out in Appointment Priority Policy A of Appendix "A" of the UVic/CUPE 4163 Collective Agreement. Please note that an application does not ensure employment. However, all interested students are invited to submit applications in the event that there are more positions available than there are applications from the students in the priority categories, or where attrition over the course of the term results in positions becoming available. Postings are subject to funding availability and/or course cancellations.

Appointment period: August 1st 2017 to April 30th 2018

Remuneration: $15,612 (600 hours @ $25.02/hr plus 4% vacation pay).

Duties: This position includes 240 hours of TA work for SOCI 100 plus 250 hours of administrative coordinator work reporting to the main instructor of SOCI A/B, and 110 hours of TA consultant work reporting to the Director of the Learning and Teaching Centre. The duties and responsibilities of the SOCI 100 TA Coordinator & LTC Consultant include the following:                 

  • Preparing tutorial materials
  • Leading five 50-min tutorials SOCI 100 tutorials (for eight weeks each term)
  • Grading exams and tutorial assignments
  • Preparing students for exams
  • Managing and submitting grades into CourseSpaces
  • Offering regular office hours
  • Answering student emails (as defined by tutorial outline)
  • Invigilating examinations
  • Maintaining open communication with Course Instructor
  • Coordinating all SOCI 100 A & B grades across tutorials/TAs
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve issues if/when they arise for Teaching Assistants
  • Develop/distribute/compile results from anonymous student assessments of Teaching Assistants
  • Meet regularly with SOCI 100 A & B instructors, Undergraduate and Graduate Advisors to ensure smooth program delivery
  • Offer at least 8 hours of professional development workshops for your group of TAs in consultation with the department(s)/school, the graduate advisor(s), and the LTC Professional Development Programs and TA training manager.
  • Meet one-on-one with the LTC Professional Development Programs and TA Training Manager ahead of your own workshop delivery.
  • Attend the TAC preparation week in August, 2017, and TAC group meetings monthly during term of appointment.
  • Conduct teaching observations of new TAs in your department(s) and provide written and face-to-face feedback to each TA. Provide teaching observations and feedback for experienced TAs when requested.
  • Conduct scheduled and/or by appointment one-on-one consultations with TAs.
  • Undertake relevant administrative duties related to the role including liaising with the LTC, scheduling workshops, representing the program at department meetings, and writing reports.

Appointment Priority Policy: In making assignments, priority will be given to students as set out in Appointment Priority Policy A of Appendix "A" of the UVic/CUPE 4163 Collective Agreement. Please note that an application does not ensure employment. However, all interested students are invited to submit applications in the event that there are more positions available than there are applications from the students in the priority categories, or where attrition over the course of the summer results in positions becoming available. Postings are subject to funding availability and/or course cancellation.

Remuneration: $25.02 per hour plus 4% vacation pay.

TUTORIAL LEADERS FOR SOCI 100A AND 100B

Duties: The duties and responsibilities of a teaching assistant/tutorial leader may include some or all of the following:                   

  • Preparing weekly tutorial materials
  • Leading two or three 50-min tutorials each week (for eight weeks each term)
  • Preparing students for exams
  • Managing and submitting grades into CourseSpaces
  • Leading in‑class tutorials
  • Offering regular office hours
  • Answering student emails (as defined by tutorial outline)
  • Invigilating examinations
  • Maintaining open communication with Course Instructor

 

Experience in holding tutorials would be an asset, but not required. Training and coordination will be provided.

Appointment Priority Policy: In making assignments, priority will be given to students as set out in Appointment Priority Policy A of Appendix "A" of the UVic/CUPE 4163 Collective Agreement. Please note that an application does not ensure employment. However, all interested students are invited to submit applications in the event that there are more positions available than there are applications from the students in the priority categories, or where attrition over the course of the summer results in positions becoming available. Postings are subject to funding availability and/or course cancellation.

Remuneration: $25.02 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

Duties: Teaching Assistants will be working with 200 and 300 level courses only. The duties and responsibilities of a teaching assistant may include some or all of the following:                 

  • grading exams
  • marking papers
  • reading course materials
  • preparing exams/quizzes
  • preparing grades
  • in‑class teaching
  • presence during established office hours
  • invigilation during formal examination