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GA(T)s - Graduate Assistantships (Teaching)

Graduate Assistants (Teaching) are appointed to assist the instructor of record in various aspects of teaching an undergraduate course offered through the Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) and Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation (BCR) programs. Depending on the course, GA(T) duties may include assisting with lectures, being available for office hours, grading assignments, exam invigilation, providing tutorial direction, and assisting in the preparation of demonstration and instructional aids.

GA(T) positions within the BHSc and BCR programs are available for both Fall (September-December) and Winter (January-April) terms for graduate students not holding a major scholarship. Students may hold one (1) Full GAT appointment per term.

Successful applicants will complete and sign the Assignment of Assistantship Duties form (see forms below) with their GA(T) instructor. The completed form will be submitted to the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Health & Science Education) for approval. A formal Letter of Offer will also be provided to the student for review and signature. The signed Letter of Offer and Assignment of Assistantship Duties form are then submitted to the Graduate Student’s Association (GSA).

A review of the GA(T)’s performance will also be conducted prior to the end of the term. Both the GA(T) and instructor will discuss the GA(T)’s performance and complete a Graduate Assistant Performance Review form.

All GA(T) holders are encouraged to undertake the various teaching workshops and certifications.

Applications for potential GA(T) appointments are accepted on an ongoing basis.  Interested students are required to complete an application form, cover letter with a clear statement of interest as well as a current curriculum vitae (CV) to the course instructor for consideration.

 

GA(T) forms and information


Teaching Assistantship Guidelines

GA(T) Guidelines

Assignment of Assistantship Duties

GA(T) Assignment of Assistantship Duties

Graduate Assistant Performance Review

GA(T) Performance Review

Compensation Schedule – Schedule A of the Collective Agreement

Schedule A GSA Agreement May 2020 to December 2022

Available GA(T) teaching workshops and certifications through the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning

Link


Winter 2023 (January to April, 2023)


Course Code

MDSC 301

Course Name

Introduction to Bioinformatics

Instructor

Dr. Tatiana Maroilley

Position

Half GA(T)

Application Deadline

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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MDSC 301

UofC

BCR program GA(T) positions

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