Specialist position details


ECE 410 - Power Electronics - Lab TA1

Hourly Rate: $27.652

Possible available sections1

  • B01 - Monday 1:30pm-4:30pm
  • B02 - Monday 1:30pm-4:30pm
  • B03 - Wednesday 1:30pm-4:30pm
  • B04 - Wednesday 1:30pm-4:30pm
  • B06 - Friday 2:30pm-5:30pm

Term of appointment from: May 29, 2023 to July 28, 2023

Total hours: 48

Average weekly hours: 4.5

Summary of duties and responsibilities

Check all connections wired by students, help students work through lab experiments, answer questions, mark lab reports, keep record of students' marks, provide course instructor with lab marks preparation and, provide student consultation at established hours, prepare and demonstrate lab experiments. Since this lab involves high voltage, high current, and rotating machines, safety regulations must be strictly followed.

Required qualifications and experience

Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or an acceptable equivalent. Registered as a Master or Ph.D. student in Electrical or Computer Engineering or acceptable equivalent. Taken undergraduate course in power electronics. Have working knowledge of electronics in energy conversion and control. Have good communication skills.

Other criteria considered include the career and/or pedagogical value a particular position will provide to the graduate/undergraduate student, the student's preferences, and other sources of graduate student financial support being received. The department appointment priority policy provides priority to graduate students in their academic department or school before others. The policy is posted in the department and is available on request.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and aboriginal persons.

Please submit a completed application form online or drop it off at the front desk of EOW 448 by: April 2, 2023.

1 Number of available positions is subject to funding availability, enrollment and/or course cancellation.

2 Effective July 1, 2019 for academic and scientific assistants. See CUPE 4163 collective agreement University of Victoria, Human Resources February 16, 2021.