TA Positions - Current Openings

Department of Classics & Archaeology 

Teaching Assistant Posting Spring/Summer 2023

For the Spring/Summer 2023 Academic term the Department of Classics & Archaeology may require Teaching Assistants for the course listed below (conditional upon enrolment figures and budgetary approval).

Spring/Summer Term

CLST 205

Ancient Humour 


Course descriptions are available HERE

The primary purpose of teaching assistantships is to support undergraduate teaching.  Consequently, academic excellence in the course for which teaching assistantships exist is mandatory. 

Duties may include:

  • General duties to assist the professor
  • Preparation of tests/exams
  • Marking
  • Facilitating discussion groups
  • Leading tutorials

The teaching assistants that we are seeking are for the support of online courses. Some training and preparation are needed before the start of the course. Candidates must be prepared to work outside the regular 9-5 workweek and have access to the internet and a computer that meets minimum requirements. Experience with learning management systems (eg onQ) and videoconferencing software (e.g. Zoom or Adobe Connect) would be an asset.

Please forward your applications* and ranked course preferences and other relevant material to classics@queensu.ca.

*Applications are due by March 19, 2023

*What to include in your application: 

CV, unofficial transcripts and a one-paragraph statement of why you want to TA for a particular course, including a statement of relevant experience.  Please rank your course preferences by term.