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Job Postings: Fall 2014 Teaching Assistant postings: Click Here
Please forward your applications*, ranked course preferences and other relevant material to:
Kate Cowperthwaite at email@example.com
*What to include in your application:
2) Unofficial transcript
3) A one-paragraph statement why you want to T.A. for a particular course and relevant experience for that position.
4) Rank your course preferences by term.
Teaching Assistant Resources
The Public Service Alliance of Canada Collective Agreement: Click Here
Queen's Learning Commons: Click here for a link to T.A. & Instuctor Resouces
Students in Distress: Identifying and responding to students in distress brochure
Preparing a Teaching Dossier
by Christopher Knapper and Susan Wilcox
Centre for Teaching and Learning, Queen's University, Canada
The teaching dossier is an increasingly popular way for faculty to document their teaching effectiveness, both for self-improvement and for tenure and promotion. This practical guide outlines the steps in preparing a dossier, explains what to include, and shows how to review and revise a draft dossier. Five authentic dossiers are included as examples, and useful appendices include a list of possible items for a dossier, instructions on developing a statement of your teaching philosophy, and guidelines for the interpretation of student evaluations of teaching.