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Teaching Assistants

There are approximately 40-50 teaching assistant positions available in each of the fall and winter terms in the History and Classical Studies Department. If you expect to begin your graduate studies at McGill in September and would like to apply for a teaching assistantship, Fall term TA positions are posted by April 30 (deadline to apply is May 30), and Winter term TA positions are posted by October 15 (deadline to apply is November 15).  The T.A. postings will be available on this webpage as well as on the door beside Leacock 632, Graduate Lounge.  Should any Summer Session T.A. positions become available, they will be posted March 1 (deadline to apply March 30).

[International Students - important note: you must obtain a Canadian Social Insurance Number when you arrive in Montreal in order to take up a TAship (or other employment on campus). Please plan to provide your student visa information to the Student Affairs Advisor (responsible for T.A. appointments) in the Department of History and Classical Studies so that a form can be completed for you to obtain your Social Insurance Number at a government office in Montreal.]

Teaching Assistant Positions for Fall 2014

Teaching Assistant Position Posting - Fall 2014 Term

T.A. Applicaton form - (fillable pdf version) complete, save and send by e-mail

to Sylvia M Crawford: sylvia [dot] markhauser [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email), or drop off in Leacock 637

Formulaire de candidature pour auxiliaire denseignement


For questions regarding TAships with the Department of History and Classical Studies, drop in to see or send an e-mail to:

Sylvia (Markhauser) Crawford
Student Affairs Advisor
Department of History and Classical Studies
McGill University
855 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada  H3A 2T7

Telephone: 514-398-3065
or via sylvia [dot] markhauser [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)


SKILLSETS - AGSEM Teaching Assistant Training - Fall 2014

Date/Time/Location: tba (check back late August for further details

For more information:  click here

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Information from:  Teaching and Learning Services (TLS)

Learning to Teach (LTT) Day is a professional development workshop for McGill graduate students and post-doctoral fellows designed to help improve teaching competencies through interactive learning sessions. Participants will develop pedagogical knowledge and skills through small and large group sessions. Additionally, participants will receive a certificate of participation to add to their teaching portfolio upon completion of the event.

Details - tba