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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 (deadline to apply is May 30), and Winter Term positions are posted by October 15 (deadline to apply is November 17).


Teaching Assistantship - Position Posting

Winter 2015 Term

Applications must be received electronically via the online TA application form.  The application period is NOW CLOSED.

Winter 2015 Teaching Assistant posting

2014-2015 TA Guidelines.pdf


Teaching Assistantship Forms

If you are accepted for a TA position, you must complete the following forms and return them with your signed offer letter by email to Mylissa [dot] falkner [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Mylissa Falkner), or in person to Leacock 414.

AGSEM Membership Form

Personal Data Form (To be completed by first time TAs)

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 iain [dot] blair [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Iain Blair), Senior Manager Administration, Administrative Services (Economics, Philosophy, Political Science).


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 and a McGill Employment Contract (printed on McGill letterhead) at your local Service Canada Centre. Please see Judy Dear in Leacock 442 to obtain the necessary Employment Contract.

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