Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Job Opportunities

The Faculty Recruitment and Support Office provides prospective faculty members with information on life at Queen's and in the Kingston Community and assists new faculty members and their families with the relocation process. Services are confidential.

Faculty Recruitment and Support Program

 

Faculty Positions

No positions available at this time

 

Student Positions

Teaching Assistant Positions for an on-line course

Queen's University and the Public Service Alliance of Canada have formed a new Collective Agreement for Graduate Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows. Teaching Assistant positions within the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures in collaboration with Continuing and Distance Studies are advertised in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement.

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures requires Teaching Assistantships for the following course:

LLCU 111/3.0 Introduction to Cultures (Winter 2021)
This course offers an overview of the theoretical framework behind the study of intercultural communication and proposes practical applications of these theories, including in-class guest speakers and a 4-session workshop on Intercultural Awareness Certificate by the Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) and Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre.

Graduate TA-ships will only be offered to candidates in Group B, C or D after the qualified candidates in Group A have been exhausted. In addition we will do our best to match your preference to course offerings.

The teaching assistants that we are seeking 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 (eg onQ) and videoconferencing software (e.g. Zoom or Adobe Connect) would be an asset. 

Contract hours and Hiring
ASO will contact and offer employment to the available TAs in the order they were submitted as the enrolment increases. The hours in the TA contract will be determined on the basis of the actual course enrolment.

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 indicate  in your statement if you have completed any intercultural competence training. 

Please forward your applications and other relevant material to Dr. Margaret Maliszewska, maliszew@queensu.ca by Thursday, 26 November, 2020.