Teaching Assistant Summer 2024

McGill University

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Hiring Unit: School of Continuing Studies, Management & Entrepreneurship Academic Domain

Course Title and Course Number:

YCBS 015 Introduction to Business in North America.

Estimated Number of Positions:

1 position

Total Hours of Work per Term:

63 hours

Position Summary:

Must assist the course lecture with all aspects of the course which could include, but is not limited to: 

  • Attend some classes if needed; 
  • Reading required material and any secondary material necessary for preparation of tutorials and class discussions; 
  • Consult and communicate with course lecturer; 
  • Assist students learning; 
  • Effectively communicate with students; 
  • Respond to student inquiries by email, myCourses, Microsoft Teams or Zoom. 
  • Online course management including leading discussion groups, monitoring the discussion board and responding to questions; 
  • Conduct virtual (online) tutorials if needed; 
  • Hold virtual office hours; 
  • Assist students with course material and assessments or exercises; 
  • Assist with grading; 
  • Be present during midterms and other exams if needed; 
  • Ensure confidentiality regarding course-related matters; 
  • Respect and treat all students equally. 


  • Prior demonstrable study in the subject matter of the course 
  • Experience using myCourses 
  • Excellent overall academic performance 
  • Must have good command of the English language and good communication skills . McGill University is an English-language university where most teaching and research activities are conducted in the English language, thereby requiring English communication both verbally and in writing. 
  • Strong teaching skills

Applicants must include:  

  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Names and contact information of two referees

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McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, [email protected].

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