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Teaching Assistants for Economics (Spring/Summer 2024)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please indicate in your covering letter, the level of course(s) you would prefer to be assigned to (if applicable) and how many hours you are available for the entire Spring/Summer semester.

If you require further information regarding this competition please contact the Department of Economics (economics.dept@uregina.ca)

Under Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Regulations the University of Regina is required to verify that International Students are eligible to work on campus prior to being hired. To confirm this eligibility, International Students are requested to contact UR International - Student Services to obtain a "Verification of Academic Status for the Eligibility to Work on Campus" letter that must be provided to the hiring manager prior to hiring. These letters must be updated each semester and/or as circumstances change.

Position Details

Posting Summary

Position Title Teaching Assistants for Economics (Spring/Summer 2024)
Faculty/Department Faculty of Arts
Unit Arts-Economics
Employee Group CUPE 2419
CUPE 5791 Job Family
Category Student
Number of Vacancies 5+
Position Summary
Applications are now being accepted for Teaching Assistants for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

Teaching Assistants offer support for the delivery of undergraduate courses by providing instructor(s) with qualified undergraduate or senior graduate students who can assist with marking assignments, exams/quizzes, student tutorial assistance, exam invigilation, and other general duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
Priority will be given to applicants who maintain status as full-time students at the University of Regina in the term the position is offered (Spring/Summer 2024) and/or the following term (Fall 2024).

Preference will be given to fourth year and graduate students who have a good academic background relevant to Economics. Student must be familiar with proofreading and editing, self-organized and able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
Physical Demands
Pay Grade As Per CUPE 2419
Salary Range As per CUPE 2419 Collective Agreement
Status Casual
Work Hours
Teaching assistants are being sought to assist with multiple 100-level and 200-level Economics courses.

Time commitment for each course varies depending on the number of students enrolled in the assigned course and the amount of assistance requested by the instructor. Work hours are flexible and to be negotiated between the student and the instructor/Department Head.
Duration (if Term/Temporary) May 6 - June 26, 2024 and July 2 - August 29, 2024
Full-Time/Part-Time Casual
Preference Posting
Target Posting Not Targeted
Additional Information

Contact Information
economics.dept@uregina.ca
Job Open Date 04/01/2024
Job Close Date 04/21/2024
Open Until Filled No
Special Application Instructions
Please indicate in your covering letter, the level of course(s) you would prefer to be assigned to (if applicable) and how many hours you are available for the entire Spring/Summer semester.

If you require further information regarding this competition please contact the Department of Economics (economics.dept@uregina.ca)

Under Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Regulations the University of Regina is required to verify that International Students are eligible to work on campus prior to being hired. To confirm this eligibility, International Students are requested to contact UR International – Student Services to obtain a “Verification of Academic Status for the Eligibility to Work on Campus” letter that must be provided to the hiring manager prior to hiring. These letters must be updated each semester and/or as circumstances change.
Diversity Statement
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.
Competition Number 20240223SS

Reference Letter

Reference Letter

Minimum References 0
Maximum References 0

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently enrolled at the University of Regina?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * I am currently enrolled as an Economics Major
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you worked previously for the Department of Economics as a Teaching Assistant?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * If so, to which classes were you previously assigned?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * I am currently registered as a graduate student.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * I am currently registered as an undergraduate student.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents