Positions available for 2013-14:
DRAM 200, DRAM 300 - Graduate TAs
- please contact Cultural Studies for information.
DRAM 205, 220 - Undergraduate TAs
These positions consist mostly of marking. Please send a one page letter saying why you would be a good TA for each course you are interested in. Criteria will be related largely to overall marks and especially relevant marks. See DRAM100 instructions.
Send application to Lee Atkinson
DRAM 240 - Undergraduate TAs
This position consist mainly of lab supervision and some marking. Required - excellent CAD and/or Stagemenagement skills. Please send a one page letter saying why you would be a good TA for DRAM240 and why you are interested in. Criteria will be related largely to overall marks and especially relevant marks.
Send application to Adair Redish
DRAM 100 Undergraduate TAs
Job Description (some or all may apply)
-Facilitating a lab group of approx.15 students
-Attending TA meetings
-This is a paid position - approx.$1,600 annually
Profile of a TA
-May be in his/her graduating year as a Drama Major (STSC and medials may be considered).
-Has a broad range of drama courses (minimum 6.0 credits by the end of 3rd year)
-Usually has a cumulative grade of A- or higher in drama courses
-The student has excellent communication skills, both in written and spoken forms (please see application procedure)
Note: These are guidelines for hiring a TA. They are not regulations.
-What are the student's individual class marks, particularly in DRAM 200, 220, 201, 202, 210, 219, 300? What is the student's cumulative mark in all courses at Queen's?
-Does the student have a broad range of experience inside and outside the department in academic and practical areas?
-Has this student demonstrated an exemplary sense of responsibility?
-Is the student planning to go into teaching (at any level) and/or onto graduate school?
Please notify Lee Atkinson in the spring of 3rd year (usually during the advising appointment) and submit a letter (no more than one page) hardcopy by April 30 outlining:
1. What do you have to offer? (Please include experience you have had in theatre and course work and how they have affected your understanding of a University degree and/or Theatre)
2. What would you like to get from the experience of being a TA? (Try using ICE to answer these 2 questions)
3. Theatre resume (optional)
4. Please include your student number, unofficial transcript, email, phone number, and address.
A committee of several people (3 or more), including the Head, will choose TAs. Some interviews may be held.
There will be a list kept of all the applicants and if a space becomes available after the initial round of hiring then the rest of the applicants will be considered.