Department of English


English Language and Literature

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Employment Opportunity

Teaching Assistantships for ENGL Courses, offered through Arts and Science Online (ASO)
Fall and Fall/Winter 2021-22

English Department graduate students in the MA, MPhil and years 1-4 of the PhD program are not eligible for ASO TAships during fall and winter semesters.

The Department of English seeks applications for Teaching Assistantships for the following Fall and Fall/Winter online courses:

Course Term Max Enrolment Estimated Enrolment Estimated # of TAs Estimated Hours per TA 

ENGL 237

Fall 95 80 2 90


Fall/Winter 125 125 3 143


Fall/Winter 95 60 2 102

Please submit a brief cover letter (in which you should indicate your academic qualifications for the position, as well as your ability to meet the job requirements as specified below) and a current CV to Dr. Pappano at with the subject 'ENGL ASO' by Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

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

Contract hours:
The hours in the TA contract will be determined on the basis of the actual course enrolment.

As per the Collective Agreement with PSAC 901, only graduate students currently enrolled at Queen’s University are eligible for this position. The successful candidates will be notified by ASO.

Margaret Pappano
Associate Professor & Graduate Chair
Department of English
Queen's University 

Posted: July 22, 2021