TA151703- Summer 2021-IDEV*1000 DE Understanding Global Inequalities and Development

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
International Development Studies
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Summer 2021
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
IDEV*1000 DE
Course Name: 
Understanding Global Inequalities and Development
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
Level of Appointment for GTA, GSA-1 UTA(s)
The following is an estimate of number and levels of available appointments at the time of posting. This may change (increase or decrease) at the time of assignment contingent on departmental needs.
This Posting includes Multiple Work Assignments: 
Number of Available 0.5 (70 hour) Work Assignments: 
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Required Qualifications: 
Graduate students in international development or related areas with substantial knowledge of development theory and advanced familiarity with one or more social science disciplines, such as Geography, Capacity Development, Anthropology, Sociology, Economics or Political Science, as they relate to the development field. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. high degree of initiative with ability to self-manage and meet deadlines. Detail-oriented and highly organized. NOTE: Applicants must include a cover letter and resume which provides details and examples of how they meet each required and preferred qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Field research experience in a non-industrialized country. Preference will be given to graduate students currently registered in a PhD program.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
See duties and qualifications above and WebAdvisor.
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
May 13, 2021 to August 20, 2021
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GTA $42.94/hr; $6014.68/semester effective 2021/22
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Friday, April 16, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 

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