Teaching Assistant Positions

Fall 2024

Applicants must be students registered in a McGill MA or PhD graduate program in the Fall 2024 term.

Applications are now closed.  TA positions for Fall 2024 were posted on 29 May 2024.  The deadline to submit applications was 18 June 2024

How to Apply

If you have a current job at McGill, you can apply as an INTERNAL APPLICANT: login and apply through Workday, using your McGill username and password. IMPORTANT: You MUST first connect to McGill's VPN before you login to Workday (instructions on how to download VPN). Once logged into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the Search bar. Then search for “Political Science Teaching Assistants Fall 2024”, once you have found it, you can apply directly through your Workday account.

If you do not have a current job at McGill, you must apply as an EXTERNAL APPLICANT: navigate to the McGill Career website. First sign in to your candidate account or create one, as applicable. IMPORTANT: To create your account, make sure to use a personal email address (and NOT an @mail.mcgill.ca or @mcgill.ca email address). Search for “Political Science Teaching Assistants Fall 2024” in the Search bar and click Apply to begin the application process.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, accessibilityrequest.hr [at] mcgill.ca or 514-398-3711.

International students must have a valid study permit, social Insurance number (SIN), and Canadian bank account.

Teaching Assistant Workload Form

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

PDF icon Teaching Assistant Workload Form

Teaching Assistant Guidelines

PDF icon TA Guidebook 2023-24

For any questions or concerns, please contact jessica.ward2 [at] mcgill.ca (Jessica Ward), 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 work as a 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 after arrival in Canada, before starting work. For more information, see the International Student Services website.

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

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