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 Assistantships in LING 100AB

Applications are invited for Teaching Assistantships in LING 100 Introduction to Linguistics for 2021-2022. Students wishing to apply for a Teaching Assistantship should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered in the Major or Minor Concentration in Linguistics.
  • Completion of LING 100 with a final grade of 80 per cent or higher (at least A- or 3.7 GPA).

In addition to the general criteria listed above, the selection of Candidates will be based on LING course grades, number of core courses completed, and year of study. Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant in LING 100 is an advantage.

Teaching Assistants are expected to work an average of seven hours per week during the semester, though some of these hours may fall in the week before Fall term, and in the first week after each term's classes end. The specific responsibilities for the position may change depending on the format of classes in Fall 2021, but will include some or all of:

  • Participating in Teaching Assistant training;
  • Attending LING 100 lectures (3 hours per week);
  • Running two one-hour tutorials per week (to be scheduled on Tuesday or Wednesday between 4:30 and 6:30, subject to classes occurring in-person);
  • Grading LING 100 Assignments and Tests (approximately 4 hours, every other week)

Applicants should provide an up-to-date transcript (unofficial) and a cover letter describing their interest in the position, and any past experience they feel is particularly relevant. Please submit your application via e-mail to Dr. Margaret Maliszewska maliszew@queensu.ca by May 07. Applicants may be asked to participate in a brief interview in June, via phone or Zoom.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Maliszewska by email or by phone at 613-533-2072, Dr. Charlotte Reinholtz (LING 100 instructor for Fall 2021) by email (c.reinholtz@queensu.ca), or Dr. Sarah Shulist (LING 100 instructor for Winter 2022) by email (s.shulist@queensu.ca).

 

Teaching Assistantships in JAPN 100A (Fall Term) and JAPN 100B (Winter Term)

Applications are invited for Teaching Assistantships in JAPN 100 “Introduction to Japanese I” for 2021-22. Students wishing to apply for a TA-ship should meet the following criteria:

  • You should have completed JAPN 200/300 or equivalent with a final grade of 80 per cent or higher (at least A- or 3.7 GPA).
  • Proficiency both in Japanese and in English is required.
  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant is an advantage.

In addition to the general criteria listed above, the selection of candidates will be based on course grades, number of core courses completed, and year of study. Teaching Assistants are expected to work an average of two hours per week. The specific responsibilities for the position may change depending on the format of classes in Fall/Winter 2021-22.

  • Participating in Teaching Assistant training;
  • Giving weekly tutorials (grammar introduction);
  • Attending weekly meetings (.5 hours/week) with the supervisor.

Some of these hours will fall in a few weeks before Fall term. The tutorial may be recorded for online instruction or may be scheduled on 8:30-11:30 on Tuesday, subject to classes occurring in-person. 

Applicants should provide an up-to-date transcript (unofficial) and a cover letter. Please submit your application via e-mail to Dr. Margaret Maliszewska maliszew@queensu.ca by May 21, 2021.

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview in June.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Maliszewska by email.

 

Teaching Assistantships in JAPN 200 (Fall and Winter Terms)

Applications are invited for Teaching Assistantships in JAPN 200 “Introduction to Japanese II” for 2021-22. Students wishing to apply for a TA-ship should meet the following criteria:

  • You should have completed JAPN 200/300 or equivalent with a final grade of 80 per cent or higher (at least A- or 3.7 GPA).
  • Proficiency both in Japanese and in English is required.
  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant is an advantage.

In addition to the general criteria listed above, the selection of candidates will be based on course grades, number of core courses completed, and year of study. Teaching Assistants are expected to work an average of two hours per week. The specific responsibilities for the position may change depending on the format of classes in Fall/Winter 2021-22.

  • Participating in Teaching Assistant training;
  • Giving weekly tutorials (grammar introduction);
  • Attending weekly meetings (.5 hours/week) with the supervisor.

Some of these hours will fall in a few weeks before Fall term. The tutorial may be recorded for online instruction or may be scheduled on 10:30-11:30 on Monday, subject to classes occurring in-person. 

Applicants should provide an up-to-date transcript (unofficial) and a cover letter. Please submit your application via e-mail to Dr. Margaret Maliszewska maliszew@queensu.ca by May 21, 2021.

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Maliszewska by email.