Instructional Assistant Job Postings
Subject to final budgetary approval, the Religion and Culture department invites applications for Instructional Assistants (IAs) for Winter 2013. The exact number of positions available will be determined when final enrolment numbers are available. The number of winter term contracts issued will depend upon a combination of the enrolment levels.
Position Overview: The following is just a few things an IA may be asked to perform. A final description will be agreed upon by the successful applicant and professor.
IAs will be required to prepare for and run weekly workshops; mark assignments, tests and exams; attend meetings with the instructors; hold office hours, and respond to e-mails from students in their workshops. The total weekly commitment is likely to be from 6-8 hours, with the exact number depending on the number of groups assigned to the IA, and the enrolments of those groups. There will also be approximately 4-5 peak periods throughout each term for marking assignments and/or exams, during which the required number of hours to be worked will increase.
Compensation: $21.70 (4th year)/hour, $27.54 (MA/PhD)/hour. This position will be limited to eight weeks of work with no more than 40 hours allotted.
Applications and Due Dates: Applicants should send a cover letter, including a statement about the his/her suitability for the position and what s/he can bring to the course, a resume, and the names of two academic references. Note that references from faculty members who can speak to your writing ability and/or participation in class would be preferred. Official transcripts are not required as the department has access to - and will refer to - academic records. Complete applications should be emailed or delivered to: Lori Lougheed (firstname.lastname@example.org), Religion and Culture office, Room 2-119, Alvin Woods Building, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5.
The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, February 8, 2013.
IA Payroll Form