TA/AA Positions Summer 2017

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) Program
Teaching/Academic Assistant Policies and Application Procedures

The primary purpose of a teaching/academic assistants is to support online undergraduate teaching within the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) program.

Graduate students who are within terms of support are eligible to serve as Teaching Assistants in introductory and upper level undergraduate courses, in subject areas in which they have experience. Senior undergraduate students can serve as an Undergraduate Teaching Assistants in one or other of our introductory courses. Academic Assistants are also eligible to apply for these positions in areas in which they have experience.  

Candidates must be prepared to work outside of the regular 9-5 work week and have access to high-speed internet and a computer that meets ITS minimum requirements. Experience with learning management systems (eg. onQ) and videoconferencing software (eg. Adobe Connect) would be an asset. The actual number of hours of work and the number of positions available per course will be determined depending on the course and enrolment. Applications will be evaluated according to preference group, qualifications and experience. For a list of available teaching/academic assistant positions and minimum qualifications/ background requirements please see the link below. 

Summer 2017 Teaching/Academic Assistant Positions for Online Courses

Those interested in applying for a teaching/academic assistant position must submit an application to Alana Korczynski korczyns@queensu.ca by Friday, March 31st, 2017. Please be sure to include with your application a CV, and a one-paragraph statement regarding your relevant experience. If you are a current undergraduate or graduate student also include a copy of your unofficial transcript(s). 

You must be available for the full Term.  If you plan to be absent during the Term, i.e. take holidays, attend conferences, etc., it is advised that you reconsider pursuing a position at this time.

We will do our best to accommodate your request, however, we cannot guarantee you will receive a position. Those who do not carry out their duties satisfactorily may lose their position.

Application Deadline:  Friday, March 31, 2017


All teaching/academic assistant appointments are governed by the Collective Agreements between the University and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the University and the United Steelworkers (USW). In addition, teaching/academic assistants and the instructor of the course are asked to sign a teaching/academic assistant Contract which sets out the expected duties of the position.

Questions?  Contact Alana Korczynski at korczyns@queensu.ca 

Updated 03.20.17