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Staff Employment

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Adjunct Teaching Employment

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Graduate TA Employment

Fall and Winter 2021-2022 TA Positions

**The Department is still looking to fill CHEM 112 and APSC 100 positions. Please apply if interested.**

The TA application form for fall and winter 2021-2022 is now available for all interested graduate students to complete.

Please note that although all students are encouraged to apply, students in preference group A (years 1 and 2 of an MSc, years 1 to 4 of a PhD) will have first priority.  Students should discuss the application with their research supervisor to verify the number of TA positions for which they should apply in order to meet their support package.

Please submit your completed form to Meredith Richards by email . Students must submit an application to be considered for TA positions.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Applications submitted after this date will be considered for positions if available.

2021-2022 Fall Winter TA Application Form (PDF, 183KB)

Undergraduate TA Employment

OPEN: CHEM 112 Laboratory TAs - Fall term 2021/Winter Term 2022 

Posted on August 24, 2021 

All fourth year students (or above) are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship in CHEM 112 laboratories.  This is a TA position available in the Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 terms. 

Individual contracts will be made depending on TA hours available for the individual and the duties required but will be approximately 60 hours for the term. 

Undergraduate TA assignment duties will include supervision of students completing CHEM112 laboratory experiments and may include answering student e-mails and inquiries, attending TA meetings, marking student laboratory reports and posting grades on the Learning Management System. Any necessary training will be included in the assignment. 

Technical skills and interests that will be considered an asset for this position include: 

  • Lab experience 
  • Logger Pro 
  • Excel 

Laboratory experiment topics include: 

  • Gas laws 
  • Photochemistry 
  • Calorimetry 
  • Titration 
  • Synthesis 
  • Kinetics 

CHEM112 Lab Timeslots (Excel, 18 KB) - Please use this spreadsheet to answer the availability portion of the application

Please complete an online application form here

The rate of pay is $20.44/hour plus 4% in lieu. 

Review of completed applications will begin after Aug 29, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. 

Completed applications should include: 

  1. Cover letter 
  2. C.V. 
  3. Unofficial transcript(s) 

The Department of Chemistry thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.  

Calendar information CHEM 112: 

A survey of modern chemistry: structure and bonding, phases of matter, thermodynamics, acids, bases, electrochemistry, equilibria, kinetics and organic chemistry. Using information technology, labs, and problem-solving strategies, students will develop an appreciation for the relevance of chemistry to the solution of modern-day societal challenges.   


Undergraduate Summer Research Employment

View summer research opportunities here