Teaching Assistants

Fall 2019 TA positions now posted!

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Deadline to apply May 30th, 2019. Offer letters will be sent out by late-June 2019.


Note: These announcements are tentative and subject to sufficient enrollment. The department may not be able to fill all the positions advertised.

There are approximately 30-40 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 May 1st (deadline to apply is May 31), 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 Connie Di Giuseppe, Area Manager - Student Affairs, 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.


SKILLSETS - AGSEM Teaching Assistant Training

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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.