Positions Available

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification.

Teaching Assistant Positions:

The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics offers Teaching Assistant opportunities on a term basis. Teaching Assistant positions at McGill University are unionized and available to graduate students only. For more information about the Teaching Assistant Union, visit AGSEM website.

The fixed hourly rate is $36.25 (as of August 2024). In addition, a 4% vacation indemnity will be added to your hourly rate.

Available Positions and Application Guidelines:
In order to be considered for Teaching Assistantship, please ensure the following steps are completed entirely and on time.


The posting deadline for the Fall 2024 TA ships is June 21st 2024. (NOTE: Only registered McGill students can be hired as TAs):

File pharmacology_fall_2024_ta_postings.xlsx

  1. Refer to the available Teaching Assistant Positions: 
  2. Make sure you apply as either internal or external applicant in WorkDay, based on your current status in Workday (at McGill):

Internal Candidates:

  • Before you proceed as an internal candidate
  • You must log into the VPN before logging into Workday to access the functionality described below. Also, keep in mind that Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is mandatory for VPN use. Further information regarding 2FA can be found at the following site: https://www.mcgill.ca/2fa/
  • A McGill Graduate Student with an active job(s)/contract(s) in Workday > applies as an Internal Candidate

External Candidates:


Workload Forms
According to the new regulations every course coordinator must meet with his/her TAs and discuss the workload as well as detailed functions that the student will be performing during his/her appointment. The workload form should be signed by the instructor and the student before the end of the add/drop period. All later changes made to the agreement between the course instructor and the student should be included in the revised workload form and resubmitted. The student and the instructor should keep one copy each; one copy will be filed in the student employee record and another will be sent to Human Resources.

Documents and Forms

For more information contact:
undergradstudies.pharmacology [at] mcgill.ca

PhD Position: 

Postdoctoral Positions 


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