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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 by March 1 (deadline to apply March 30).

International Students - Important: 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). Refer to the Insternational Students Services website for information on how to obtain a social insurance number:  Obtaining a Social Insurance Number
If your study permit does not indicate that you may work on campus, please plan to provide your student visa information to the Student Affairs Advisor, Sylvia Crawford, 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 2015

 T.A. Position Posting - Fall_2015 

Deadline to apply was May 30 for Fall term TAships. 

For those who applied, you can expect a response by July 9.


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
Leacock 714
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 2015

Date/Time/Location: tba (check back in early September for further details)

For more information:  click here

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.

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