TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

POSITION POSTING
McGILL UNIVERSITY

"McGill University is Committed to Equity in Employment"

Date of Posting (yyyy-mm-dd):  2019-03-01

Hiring Unit & Address:
Earth & Planetary Sciences, FDA 238

Application Deadline Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  2019-03-30
Course Title:  Field School I
Course Number:  EPSC 231
Instructor:  Christie Rowe

Hours of work(per term):  80

Number of TA positions available (estimate):  3

Dates of Appointment (yyyy-mm-dd)

Starting:  2019-05-01
Ending:  2019-05-16

Salary

Hourly rate:  $29.33
Per Term:  $2,346

Required Duties:

Under the general supervision of course instructor. Prepares course material. Coordinates logistics for field courses, including managing camping equipment and directing students in camp maintenance. Drives vehicle with students to mapping areas. Assists with tutoring and grading. Performs related duties.

Qualifications Required:

B.Sc. degree. Enrollment in Earth & Planetary Sciences M.Sc. or Ph.D. graduate program. Must be able to read and navigate on a topographic map. Must have working knowledge of undergraduate-level structural geology (equivalent to a B or higher in EPSC203). Must be comfortable with field mapping techniques including making measurements with a Brunton compass, identifying deformation structures in sedimentary rocks, and constructing cross sections, reading and navigating on topographic maps. Must be organized and approachable. Ability to deal effectively with diverse range of people. English, spoken and written. Applicant must have a driver's license which is valid in the USA.

Language Requirements (if relevant):  

Name & Title of Course Supervisor:  Jeffrey McKenzie, Chair

Dept. Authorization:  Jeffrey McKenzie

Date:  2019-02-28


NOTE: All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit within ten (10) working days from the close of the posting.
NOTE: Announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrollments.