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Non-Guaranteed Teaching Assistant - Job Posting

The Department of Religious Studies is hiring TA's for Arabic.

Aug 18, 2020

Non-Guaranteed Teaching Assistant - Job Posting


Department/School/Unit:        Religious Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences                      Bargaining Unit:                         CUPE 3906, Unit #1

Wage Rate:                             Class ‘B’  


Course #

Course Title

# of TAs required


# of Hours

Projected Enrolment



Anticipated Duties

(see below)



Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic



 Fall 2020

 130 (+3)


 Abdelhalim Elamroussy

 L, S, G, P, I, O

(online format)



Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic



 Winter 2021

 130 (+3)



Abdelhalim Elamroussy

 L, S, G, P, I, O

(online format TBD)


As defined by the applicable Undergraduate or Graduate calendar found at:


Anticipated Duties:


Leading Tutorials/Overseeing Laboratories/Field Trip Supervision


Preparation (Reading, Attending Lectures, Meeting with Instructor)


Student Consultation (Emails, Office Hours)




Grading (Marking, Entering Marks)


Other duties as assigned:


Lecture/Laboratory/Tutorial Locations, Times and Days (if available):  Please review the Undergraduate Course Timetable prior to applying / indicating your preferences, as TAs may be required to attend some classes.  The timetable can be found at


Please note: “C” indicates core section, “L” indicates laboratory section, “T” indicates tutorial section, “D” indicates day and “E” indicates evening.


Skills, Qualifications, Abilities and Experience – Required & Preferred:

Applicants’ academic qualifications and ability, as well as previous experience with course material will be among the factors considered in allocating these assignments.  Applicants must submit a letter of introduction and a resumé listing academic qualifications, previous employment, experience with course material, names of two academic references, and a copy of your course timetable.


Applications by email should be submitted to: 

Sheryl Dick, Administrator, Department of Religious Studies,


Application Deadline:  Wednesday, September 2, 2020


McMaster is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff.  The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons.