Notice of Teaching Assistant Opportunities 202109

Notice of Teaching Assistant Opportunities 202109

School of Public Health & Social Policy, Faculty of Human and Social Development

September to December, 2021 – Graduate Courses

  1. PHSP 501 - Public Health Epidemiology

ONLINE course Sept-Dec 2021

Instructor: Wallis Rudnick, PhD

  1. PHSP 503 - Public Health Practice I: Population Health and Health Promotion

ONLINE course Sept-Dec 2021

Instructor: Matthew Little, PhD

  1. PHSP506 - Public Health Research and Evaluation

ONLINE course Sept-Dec 2021

Instructor: Simon Carroll, PhD

The School of Public Health and Social Policy in the Faculty of Human and Social Development has three TA positions open for graduate level courses, PHSP 501, PHSP 503 and PHSP 506. These online courses run September-December 2021.

A PhD, or PhD candidacy is required for graduate level courses and relevant experience with the subject area. Experience with online/distance education, and the Brightspace platform is an asset for online courses.

Responsibilities include monitoring and responding to course discussion forums, holding virtual or in person office hours for student consultations, responding to student inquiries via email or in person, helping to prepare and grade assignments, potentially preparing and delivering a lecture in the course, grading exams, invigilating exams and monitoring make-up exams.

Please apply with a one page cover letter detailing your prior teaching experience and course subject matter expertise, as well as a copy of your CV or resume that indicates you have completed your PhD candidacy exams (please include date of completion).

For online courses this position may be done remotely given the online format of the course. For PHSP 503, submit all materials via email to: Matthew Little at

For PHSP 501 and PHSP 506, submit all materials via email to the Program Director and Professor, Dr. Catherine Worthington, at and to the Academic Administrative Officer,  Gillian Cornwall at

Please submit your materials by August 25, 2021.

The university reserves the right to fill additional teaching assistantships from the pool of applicants for this, and previous postings. The position may be re-posted if not filled and is subject to satisfactory course enrolment and/or funding.

UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. Read our full equity statement here:

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