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Teaching and Academic Assistant Positions

The primary purpose of a teaching/academic assistant is to support undergraduate teaching.

There are opportunities for on campus assistants in the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences and online assistants in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) Program. Please ensure you follow the application procedures outlined carefully. Applications that are not fully completed or that are submitted incorrectly will not be considered.

Questions about on-campus TAships? Contact Sherry Dering at

Questions about online TAships? Contact the Bachelor of Health Sciences program at


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

The primary purpose of a teaching/academic assistants is to support 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 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, in particular for candidates applying to online courses. Experience with learning management systems (eg. onQ/Elentra) and videoconferencing software (eg. Zoom) 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. 

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).

BHSc On-Campus TA Application

BHSc Online TA Application

**Please submit your application package as ONE PDF document.**

Summer 2020 TA Positions

Application Deadline: February 28th

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 the Bachelor of Health Sciences program at .

*Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

Applications are being accepted for Teaching Assistantships (TAships) in the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences. 

Positions available for:

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

All Teaching Assistants selected must have participated in this year’s or previous TA Day training sessions.  This all-day Teaching Development Day training is offered the first week of September through the Centre for Teaching & Learning. 
As well, all Teaching Assistants must complete AODA-800 and Health and Safety Awareness Training. 

TA appointments and rate of pay will be made according to the Collective Agreement between PSAC and Queen’s University on behalf of Graduate Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows at Queen’s University.


Check back soon for application deadlines


**You must have your supervisor’s permission to TA.  Your application will not be considered without your supervisor’s signature.  Please fill out the form, save the pdf, print, have your supervisor sign and submit the application.

Application Deadline:  

Questions?  Contact Sherry Dering at