Teaching Assistant (FABS)

University of Saskatchewan

In the appointment of Teaching Assistant, your general duties and responsibilities will be:
Lab preparation/lab set up, clean up, demonstrating (in person labs), marking assignments and report the grades, and student consultation, invigilating and conferring with the supervisor in charge as required by assignment.

Your general location of work will be the Department teaching labs in Agriculture Building (on Campus) and you will be under the supervision and report to Dr. Adrienne Woytowich or Mr. Yuanlong Cao.

Required Number of Hours: maximum 60 hours during the academic term.
Duration of Employment: 2023 Fall session and 2024 Winter session
Course Name, Abbreviation and Number:

Term 1 (2023 Fall session):

FABS 212: Agrifood and Resources Microbiology (4 vacancy)

FABS 345: Unit Operation and Food Processing (1 vacancy)

Term 2 (2024 Winter session):

FABS 110:  The science of Food (1 vacancy)

FABS 456: Laboratory Techniques in Food and Bioproduct Sciences (2 vacancy)

AGRC 112: Animal Agriculture and Food Science (4 vacancy)

Start and End Dates:
Term 1 (2023 Fall session): September 6-December 15, 2023

Term 2 (2024 Winter session): January 3- April 30, 2024

Qualifications (Skills and Abilities)
Minimum of a B.Sc. degree or equivalent in Food Sciences and teaching experience
You must be registered in a graduate program.

To Apply:
Interested applicants must include the following in their application: cover letter, curriculum vitae. You need to indicate the course or courses (upto 3) you are interested in your cover letter.

Send your application materials to: [email protected] no later than August 6, 2023.
Inquiries for this position can be directed to Dr. Adrienne Woytowich at [email protected].

Where a graduate student is appointed to this position, it will be in scope of PSAC.

Department: Food & Bioproduct Sciences


Employment Group:
Graduate Students – PSAC
Full Time Equivalent (FTE):
Not Applicable

The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Salary Phase/Band:
Not Applicable

Posted Date:

Closing Date:
8/14/2023 at 6:00 pm CST
Number of Openings:
Work Location: On Campus

The successful applicant will be required to provide the following current verification(s) where ‘Yes’ is indicated below. Further information is available at: https://careers.usask.ca/tips-for-applying.php

Criminal Record Check: Not Applicable
Driver’s License and Abstract Check: Not Applicable
Education/Credential Verification: Not Applicable
Vulnerable Sector Check: Not Applicable

The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, and are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthen these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the deybwewin taapwaywin tapwewin: Indigenous Truth policy and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your cover/motivation letter where (jobs-near-me.eu) you saw this job posting.