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Teaching Assistants

There are approximately 50 to 55 teaching assistant positions available in each of the Fall and Winter Terms in the Department of Economics. If you begin your graduate studies at McGill in September and would like to apply for a teaching assistantship, Fall Term positions are posted by April 30 (refer to posting for application deadline), and Winter Term positions are posted by October 15 (refer to posting for application deadline).

Teaching Assistants

Applications to TA for Fall 2016 are now closed.  The deadline was 5pm on Wednesday, June 1.

PDF icon Fall 2016 TA Postings Economics

Application procedure: Complete the Online Application Form, accessed in the left menu bar.

Applicants must be students registered in a McGill graduate program.

Guidelines for TAs:

2014-2015 TA Guidelines.pdf

Teaching Assistant Forms

If you are accepted for a TA position, you must complete the following forms:

AGSEM Membership Form

TA Workload Form (To be completed with the Course Instructor by the end of the add/drop period)

For any questions or concerns, please contact andrew [dot] stoten [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Andrew Stoten), Manager, Student Affairs, Administrative Service Centre 1 (Philosophy, Political Science, Economics).

Important Note: International Students

International students must have a valid Canadian Social Insurance Number to apply for a position as teaching assistant (or other employment on campus). To apply for a Social Insurance Number, you will need to present your Visa/Study Permit at your local Service Canada Centre. For more information, see the International Student Services website, here.

The Centre nearest McGill’s downtown campus is:

Montréal (Downtown) Service Canada Centre
Guy-Favreau Complex, Suite 034
200 René-Lévesque Blvd West
Montreal, Quebec
Tel: 514-522-4444