Graduate TA Positions

APSC 221 Economics and Business Practices in Engineering - Winter term

Posted on November 05, 2013

*** NOTE:   Applications are no longer being accepted for these positions (all filled) ***

All graduate students are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship in APSC 221 in Winter 2014. The course is on engineering economics and a background in this subject is essential; students should have previously taken this course or an equivalent.

TA assignment duties will include marking assignments and tests. Marked assignments and tests must be completed such that they can be returned to students within one week of the submission date. Marking guides will be provided.

TA positions will be 12 weeks in length and about 60 hours of work per term.

The maximum number of hours of work for any Graduate TA, regardless of the number of TAships held, is no more than an average of 10 hours per week (averaged over the academic year, per 16.02 TA Collective Agreement), so please inform us of your hours of availability.  Graduate Teaching Assistants at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria.  Collective Agreement details can be found at:
http://www.queensu.ca/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/psac/collectiveagreement/CAV4Aug1911Finalwithlinks.pdf

Please forward your applications to Gillian Woodruff (woodruffg@appsci.queensu.ca) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.  Review of completed applications will begin after November 12, 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Completed applications should include:

1) C.V.
2) Unofficial transcripts
3) A one-paragraph statement explaining why you want to T.A. for APSC 221 and relevant experience for the position

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Office thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates considered for the position will be contacted.

 

Calendar information for the course:

APSC 221

Economics and Business Practices in Engineering

F/W 3-0-0 3

This course will provide the student in the Engineering program with the ability to appropriately incorporate selected economic and business practices into the practice of engineering. The practices covered include: business planning for the enterprise, enterprise economic analysis, project management process, project economic analysis, risk analysis and management, quality management and change management. Assignments and examples are based on situations from engineering based industries. (0/0/42/0/0)
EXCLUSIONS: APSC 321, COMM 244

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APSC 200/293 Engineering Design and Practice II / Engineering Communications - Winter term

Posted on November 04, 2013

********** NOTE: We will continue to accept applications for these TA positions after November 11*********

Graduate students in engineering and applied science are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship in APSC 200/293 for Winter 2014.

The courses are related to design and written and oral technical communication, so strengths in these areas are strongly preferred. Graduate students from all engineering and applied science disciplines are welcome to apply, although some background in chemical, mechanical or geological engineering would be advantageous.

TA assignment duties will include assisting students during design and communication workshops, providing guidance and feedback to design project teams, and marking assignments, reports and presentations. Any necessary training will be included in the assignment.

TA positions are 12 weeks in length and 65 hours per term.

The maximum number of hours of work for any Graduate TA, regardless of the number of TAships held, is no more than an average of 10 hours per week (averaged over the academic year, per 16.02 TA Collective Agreement) so please inform us of your hours of availability. Graduate Teaching Assistants at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. Collective Agreement details can be found at:

http://www.queensu.ca/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/psac/collectiveagreement/CAV4Aug1911Finalwithlinks.pdf .

Please forward your applications to Gillian Woodruff (woodruffg@appsci.queensu.ca) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Review of completed applications will begin after November 11 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Completed applications must include:

  1. C.V.
  2. Unofficial transcripts
  3. A concise cover letter explaining:   
  • why you want to be a TA for APSC 200/293;
  • your relevant experience for the position;
  • which of the following section numbers (200-205) fit within your fall timetable - you must be available for the section’s two workshop times shown (although both of the times will not always run every week): 
 Section  Dept. Day   Workshop times
 200 CHEE/ENCH  Tues           8:30-10:30
     Thur  8:30-10:30
 201 CHEE/ENCH  Wed  11:30-1:30
     Thur  12:30-2:30
 202 MECH  Tues  11:30-1:30
     Thur  2:30-4:30
 203 MECH  Mon  3:30-5:30
     Wed  1:30-3:30
 204 MECH  Thur 10:30-12:30
     Fri 3:30-5:30
 205  GEOE  Wed  3:30-5:30
     Fri  12:30-2:30

 

The Faculty Office thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

Calendar information for the 2 courses:

APSC 200

Engineering Design and Practice II

F/W K 4

In this course students will participate constructively on teams to create solutions to open-ended complex problems, using standard design methods and tools. This project-based course provides instruction primarily in the first 6 weeks of the semester focusing on problem scoping, creativity and idea generation, decision making incorporating technical, economic, societal, and environmental factors, safety, engineering codes and regulations, and engineering ethics. The final 6 weeks of the course centre around a design project delivered by each discipline. This course is integrated with APSC-293 , and coordinated by the same instructor. (0/0/12/0/36)

APSC 293

Engineering Communications

F/W K 1

This course provides an introduction to effective engineering writing and speaking skills with the emphasis on professional correspondence, engineering reports, oral briefings, and formal oral presentations. These skills are developed in lectures and small group tutorials. This course is integrated with APSC-200 , and coordinated by the same instructor. (0/0/12/0/0)

 

 

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APSC 381 Fundamentals of Design Engineering TA position - Winter Term

Posted on August 12, 2013

All graduate students are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship in APSC 381 “Fundamentals of Design Engineering”.  The course focuses on engineering design, problem solving, and professional practice. This is a TA position available for 12 weeks in the Winter 2014 term, with a 60 hour contact 

TA assignment duties may include assisting students with problem solving on their specific projects, answering student e-mails & inquiries, leading tutorials, marking of assignments, summarizing student grades for the instructor and posting on Moodle. Any necessary training will be included in the assignment.Technical skills and interests that will be considered an asset for this position include:

  • Completion of APSC 381
  • Engineering software tools (Matlab, CADD, ANSYS, SIMSCI, etc)
  • Information retrieval and evaluation 
  • Educational strategies in engineering education
  • Computer based data acquisition

The employability skills that will be considered complimentary to the technical skills above and that will be further developed by this position include:

  • Experience with Moodle
  • Technical writing 
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Teamwork abilities
  • Confidence and ability to work with others as well as independently
  • Self motivation, initiative
  • Time management 

TA positions will be 12 weeks in length.Note: The maximum number of hours of work for any Graduate TA, regardless of the number of TAships held, is no more than an average of 10 hours per week (16.02 TA Collective Agreement) so please inform us of your hours of availability. Graduate Teaching Assistants at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. Collective Agreement details can be found at: http://psac901.org/tatf/z-memorandum-of-settlement-tentative-collective-agreement/  

Please forward your applications to Anne-Marie Bergman (am.bergman@queensu.ca) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Review of completed applications will begin after August 19th and continue until the positions are filled.Completed applications should include: 1) C.V. 2) Unofficial transcripts 3) A one-paragraph statement within the application e-mail stating why the position is of interest and relevant experience for the position.  

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Office thanks all applicants for their interest however, only those candidates considered for the position will be contacted. Calendar information for the course: 

APSC 381 Fundamentals of Design Engineering W 3-0-.5 3.5
Successful engineering requires a broad combination of knowledge and skills as well as an ability to communicate effectively across disciplines.   The objective of this multidisciplinary course is to provide the student with advanced skills for engineering design and tools for innovation.  A wide range of topics based heavily on industry practice is incorporated, including design and innovation methodologies, project management, and integrated communication, economics, and professional practice.  Students will work in multidisciplinary teams on open-ended engineering projects, simulating the real-world environment.  This course provides a sound footing for those interested in pursuing a career in innovative product, process, or system development, and is a pre-requisite for APSC 480 “Multidisciplinary Design Project”.

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APSC 480 Multidisciplinary Design Project TA postion - Fall/Winter term

Posted on August 12, 2013

All engineering graduate students are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship in APSC 480 “Multidisciplinary Design Project”.  APSC 480 is a full year project based course with funded industry projects focusing on engineering design and innovation, problem solving, and professional practice in a “real world” engineering context. TA positions are available for 12 weeks in the Fall 2013 term and 12 weeks in the Winter 2014 term, with 60 hour contracts per term.     

TA assignment duties may include assisting students with problem solving on their specific projects, answering student e-mails & inquiries, assisting or leading tutorials, assessment and feedback on student reports, memos and presentations, as well as posting marks and assisting with the course Moodle site.  Any necessary training will be included in the assignment.Technical skills and interests that will be considered an asset for this position include:

  • Completion of both APSC 381 and APSC 480
  • Familiarity with engineering design software such as CADD, ANSYS, SIMSCI, etc.
  • Information retrieval and evaluation 
  • Educational strategies in engineering education 
  • Computer based data acquisition

The employability skills that will be considered complimentary to the technical skills above, and that will be further developed by this position include:

  • Experience with Moodle
  • Technical writing
  •  Communication and presentation skills
  •  Teamwork abilities
  • Confidence and ability to work with others as well as independently
  • Self motivation, initiative
  •  Time management

TA positions will be 12 weeks in length, per term.Note: The maximum number of hours of work for any Graduate TA, regardless of the number of TAships held, is no more than an average of 10 hours per week (16.02 TA Collective Agreement) so please inform us of your hours of availability. Graduate Teaching Assistants at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. Collective Agreement details can be found at: http://psac901.org/tatf/z-memorandum-of-settlement-tentative-collective-agreement/   

Please forward your applications to Anne-Marie Bergman (am.bergman@queensu.ca) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Review of completed applications will begin after August 19th and continue until the positions are filled.Completed applications should include: 1) C.V. 2) Unofficial transcripts 3) A one-paragraph statement within the application e-mail stating why the position is of interest and relevant experience for the position.  

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Office thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered for the position will be contacted. Calendar information for the course:

APSC 480 Multidisciplinary Design Project FW 2-6-1 9
Building on the design engineering fundamentals learned in APSC 381 , the objective of this course is to further develop the student's design, innovation, and professional skills. Working in multi-disciplinary teams, students will engage in real-world design projects typically offered by industry based clients. While designing a product, process, or system, design processes will be applied from problem definition through validation of physical prototype or digital/mathematical models. Professional engineering skills such as communication, teamwork, project management, engineering economics, ethics, and safety will be integral to the projects. Accompanying lectures, exercises, tutorials, and guest speakers will augment the projects. (0/0/28/0/80)
PREREQUISITE:  
APSC 381

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APSC 100 Matlab and Complex problem solving TAs- Fall term

Posted on July 19, 2013

All graduate students are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship in APSC 100. The course focuses on engineering design, problem solving, and professional practice. Module 1 of the course focuses primarily on problem solving using MatLab as a tool so experience and a high level of comfort using this software is required. This is a TA position available for 12 weeks in the Fall 2013 term.

Individual contracts will be made depending on TA hours available for the individual and the duties required. Contracts range from 3-10 hours/week.

  

TA assignment duties may include assisting students with problem solving and using MatLab, answering student e-mails & inquiries, leading tutorials, marking of assignments, summarizing student grades for the instructor and posting on the Learning Management System. Any necessary training will be included in the assignment.

Technical skills and interests that will be considered an asset for this position include:

  • Engineering software tools (primarily Matlab)
  • Information retrieval and evaluation
  • Educational strategies in engineering education
  •   Computer based data acquisition

The employability skills that will be considered complimentary to the technical skills above and that will be further developed by this position include:

  •  Ability to lead a tutorial session with ~75 students (with 2 undergraduate student helpers)
  • Technical writing
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Teamwork abilities
  • Confidence and ability to work with others as well as independently
  • Self motivation, initiative
  • Time management

 

There is also one "Lead TA" position available that will involve coordinating other TAs as well as assisting in the lecture sessions with the instructor.

TA positions will be 12 weeks in length.

Note: The maximum number of hours of work for any Graduate TA, regardless of the number of TAships held, is no more than an average of 10 hours per week (16.02 TA Collective Agreement) so please inform us of your hours of availability. Graduate Teaching Assistants at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. Collective Agreement details can be found at: http://www.queensu.ca/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/psac/collectiveagreement/CAV4Aug1911Finalwithlinks.pdf

 

Please forward your applications to Aphra Rogers (APSC100@appsci.queensu.ca) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Review of completed applications will begin after August 5th, 2013 and continue until the positions are filled. Completed applications should include:

1) C.V.

2) Unofficial transcripts

3) A one-paragraph statement within the application e-mail stating why the position is of interest and relevant experience for the position.

 

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Office thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. 

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APSC 100 Communication Assistants- Winter term

Posted on July 19, 2013

All graduate students are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship as a facilitator in Communications for the course APSC 100 as a in Winter 2014. APSC 100 is a first-year course in engineering design where students are encourage to tackle open-ended problems as they work directly with a community partner in addressing a specified need. Professional experience and comfort in the subject of professional communications is essential as well as evaluating students critically in this area.

TA assignment duties will include marking of proposal reports and facilitating communication workshops. Marked assignments are expected to be completed and returned with relevant feedback within one week of the submission date. Marking guides will be provided and any necessary training will be incorporated.

An expansion of responsibilities includes holding in-class tutorials in written and spoken communication skills, grading and marking assignments, administering attendance and grades, liaising with the course lecturer, and other responsibilities the program associate may assign. The Communications module of APSC 100 delivers written and spoken communication skills workshops to first year engineers.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s, preferably in engineering, is required with relevant experience in technical communications. Any relevant combination of technical requirements and experience will be considered. TA positions are 12 weeks in length and 60-120 hours per term. The maximum number of hours of work for any Graduate TA, regardless of the number of TAships held, is no more than an average of 10 hours per week (16.02 TA Collective Agreement) so please inform us of your hours of availability. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. Collective Agreement details can be found at: http://www.queensu.ca/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/psac/collectiveagreement/CAV4Aug1911Finalwithlinks.pdf

Please forward your applications to the first year program associate at (apsc100@appsci.queensu.ca) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Review of completed applications will begin after August 5, 2013 and continue until the positions are filled. Completed applications should include:

  1. C.V.
  2. Unofficial transcripts
  3. Short technical writing sample.
  4. Statement of teaching experience focusing on experience and interest in the area of technical communications.

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Office thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

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APSC 200/293 Engineering Design and Practice II / Engineering Communications

Posted on July 15, 2013

********** NOTE: We will continue to accept applications for these TA positions during August *********

Graduate students in engineering and applied science are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship in APSC 200/293 for Fall 2013. 

The courses are related to design and communication, so strengths in these areas are strongly preferred. Graduate students from all engineering and applied science disciplines are welcome to apply; some background in civil, mining, mechanical, mathematics, physics, electrical or computer engineering would be advantageous.

TA assignment duties will include assisting students during design and communication workshops, providing guidance and feedback to design project teams, and marking assignments, reports and presentations. Any necessary training will be included in the assignment.

TA positions are 12 weeks in length and a minimum of 65 hours per term (contracted hours may be slightly more, if warranted by final course revisions).

The maximum number of hours of work for any Graduate TA, regardless of the number of TAships held, is no more than an average of 10 hours per week (averaged over the academic year, per 16.02 TA Collective Agreement) so please inform us of your hours of availability. Graduate Teaching Assistants at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. Collective Agreement details can be found at: http://www.queensu.ca/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/psac/collectiveagreement/CAV4Aug1911Finalwithlinks.pdf .

Please forward your applications to Gillian Woodruff (woodruffg@appsci.queensu.ca) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Review of completed applications will begin after July 25, 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Completed applications must include:

  1. C.V.
  2. Unofficial transcripts
  3. A concise cover letter explaining:   
  • why you want to be a TA for APSC 200/293;
  • your relevant experience for the position;
  • which of the following section numbers (200-206) fit within your fall timetable - you must be available for the section’s two workshop times shown (although both of the times will not always run every week): 
 Section  Dept. Day   Workshop times
 200 CIVL  Tues           3:30-5:30
     Thur  2:30-4:30
 201 CIVL  Tues  11:30-1:30
     Fri  11:30-1:30
 202 MINE  Tues  9:30-11:30
     Thur  12:30-2:30
 203 MTHE  Mon  3:30-5:30
     Wed  1:30-3:30
 204 ENPH  Tues  3:30-5:30
     Thur  1:30-3:30
 205  ECE  Wed  3:30-5:30
     Thur  10:30-12:30
 206  ECE  Wed  11:30-1:30
     Fri  2:30-4:30

 

The Faculty Office thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

*** Note: TA opportunities for APSC 200/293 for the Winter 2014 term will be advertised in the fall.***

Calendar information for the 2 courses:

APSC 200

Engineering Design and Practice II

F/W K 4

In this course students will participate constructively on teams to create solutions to open-ended complex problems, using standard design methods and tools. This project-based course provides instruction primarily in the first 6 weeks of the semester focusing on problem scoping, creativity and idea generation, decision making incorporating technical, economic, societal, and environmental factors, safety, engineering codes and regulations, and engineering ethics. The final 6 weeks of the course centre around a design project delivered by each discipline. This course is integrated with APSC-293 , and coordinated by the same instructor. (0/0/12/0/36)

APSC 293

Engineering Communications

F/W K 1

This course provides an introduction to effective engineering writing and speaking skills with the emphasis on professional correspondence, engineering reports, oral briefings, and formal oral presentations. These skills are developed in lectures and small group tutorials. This course is integrated with APSC-200 , and coordinated by the same instructor. (0/0/12/0/0)

 

 

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APSC 221 Economics and Business Practices in Engineering

Posted on June 11, 2013

All graduate students are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship in APSC 221 in Fall 2013. The course is on engineering economics and a background in this subject is essential; students should have previously taken this course or an equivalent.

TA assignment duties will include marking assignments and tests. Marked assignments and tests must be completed such that they can be returned to students within one week of the submission date. Marking guides will be provided.

TA positions will be 12 weeks in length and about 60 hours of work per term.

The maximum number of hours of work for any Graduate TA, regardless of the number of TAships held, is no more than an average of 10 hours per week (averaged over the academic year, per 16.02 TA Collective Agreement), so please inform us of your hours of availability.  Graduate Teaching Assistants at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria.  Collective Agreement details can be found at:
http://www.queensu.ca/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/psac/collectiveagreement/CAV4Aug1911Finalwithlinks.pdf

Please forward your applications to Gillian Woodruff (woodruffg@appsci.queensu.ca) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.  Review of completed applications will begin after July 9, 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Completed applications should include:

1) C.V.
2) Unofficial transcripts
3) A one-paragraph statement explaining why you want to T.A. for APSC 221 and relevant experience for the position

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Office thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates considered for the position will be contacted.

 

Calendar information for the course:

APSC 221

Economics and Business Practices in Engineering

F/W 3-0-0 3

This course will provide the student in the Engineering program with the ability to appropriately incorporate selected economic and business practices into the practice of engineering. The practices covered include: business planning for the enterprise, enterprise economic analysis, project management process, project economic analysis, risk analysis and management, quality management and change management. Assignments and examples are based on situations from engineering based industries. (0/0/42/0/0)
EXCLUSIONS: APSC 321, COMM 244

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APSC 100 Communication TAs

Posted on December 03, 2012

All graduate students are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship as a facilitator in Communications for the course APSC 100 as a in Winter 2012. APSC 100 is a first-year course in engineering design where students are encourage to tackle open-ended problems as they work directly with a community partner in addressing a specified need. Professional experience and comfort in the subject of professional communications is essential as well as evaluating students critically in this area.

TA assignment duties will include marking of proposal reports and facilitating communication workshops for struggling students. Marked assignments are expected to be completed and returned with relevant feedback within one week of the submission date. Marking guides will be provided and any necessary training will be incorporated.

An expansion of responsibilities includes holding in-class tutorials in written and spoken communication skills, grading and marking assignments, administering attendance and grades, liaising with the course lecturer, and other responsibilities the program associate may assign. The Communications module of APSC 100 delivers written and spoken communication skills workshops to first year engineers.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s, preferably in engineering, is required with relevant experience in technical communications. Any relevant combination of technical requirements and experience will be considered. TA positions are 12 weeks in length and 60-120 hours per term. The maximum number of hours of work for any Graduate TA, regardless of the number of TAships held, is no more than an average of 10 hours per week (16.02 TA Collective Agreement) so please inform us of your hours of availability. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. Collective Agreement details can be found at: http://www.queensu.ca/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/psac/collectiveagreement/CAV4Aug1911Finalwithlinks.pdf

Please forward your applications to the first year program associate at (apsc100@appsci.queensu.ca) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Review of completed applications will begin after December 12, 2012 and continue until the positions are filled. Completed applications should include:

  1. C.V.
  2. Unofficial transcripts
  3. Short technical writing sample.
  4. Statement of teaching experience focusing on experience and interest in the area of technical communications.

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Office thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

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APSC 200/293 Engineering Design and Practice II / Engineering Communications

Posted on November 16, 2012

All graduate students are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship in APSC 200/293 for Winter 2013. The courses are related to design and communication, so strengths in these areas would be preferred. Graduate students from all engineering and applied science disciplines are welcome to apply, although some background in mechanical, geological or chemical engineering would be advantageous.

TA assignment duties will include assisting students with design and communication workshops, design projects as well as marking assignments, reports and presentations. Any necessary training will be included in the assignment.

TA positions are 12 weeks in length and 60 hours per term.

The maximum number of hours of work for any Graduate TA, regardless of the number of TAships held, is no more than an average of 10 hours per week (averaged over the academic year, per 16.02 TA Collective Agreement) so please inform us of your hours of availability. Graduate Teaching Assistants at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. Collective Agreement details can be found at: http://www.queensu.ca/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/psac/collectiveagreement/CAV4Aug1911Finalwithlinks.pdf .

Please forward your applications to Gillian Woodruff (woodruffg@appsci.queensu.ca) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Review of completed applications will begin after November 23, 2012 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Completed applications should include:

  1. C.V.
  2. Unofficial transcripts
  3. A concise cover letter explaining:
  • Why you want to T.A. for APSC 200/293;
  • Your relevant experience for the position;
  • Which of the following section numbers (200-205) fit within your winter timetable;  you must be available for the section’s two workshop times (although both of the times will not always run every week):
 Section  Dept. Day   Workshop times
 200 CHEE  Wed    11:30-1:30
     Fri 11:30-1:30
 201 CHEE  Mon 2:30-4:30
     Thur 8:30-10:30
 202 MECH  Wed 2:30-4:30
     Thur 3:30-5:30
 203 MECH  Tues 11:30-1:30
     Thur 12:30-2:30
 204 MECH  Mon 11:30-1:30
     Fri 8:30-10:30
 205 GEOE   Wed 2:30-4:30
     Fri 2:30-4:30

The Faculty Office thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

Calendar information for the 2 courses:

APSC 200 Engineering Design and Practice II

In this course students will participate constructively on teams to create solutions to open-ended complex problems, using standard design methods and tools. This project-based course provides instruction primarily in the first 6 weeks of the semester focusing on problem scoping, creativity and idea generation, decision making incorporating technical, economic, societal, and environmental factors, safety, engineering codes and regulations, and engineering ethics. The final 6 weeks of the course centre around a design project delivered by each discipline. This course is integrated with APSC-293 , and coordinated by the same instructor. (0/0/12/0/36)

APSC 293 Engineering Communications

This course provides an introduction to effective engineering writing and speaking skills with the emphasis on professional correspondence, engineering reports, oral briefings, and formal oral presentations. These skills are developed in lectures and small group tutorials. This course is integrated with APSC-200 , and coordinated by the same instructor. (0/0/12/0/0)


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APSC 221 TA posting

Posted on August 15, 2011

All graduate students are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship in APSC 221. The course is on engineering economics and a background in this subject is essential; students should have previously taken this course or an equivalent.

TA assignment duties will include marking assignments and tests. Marked assignments and tests must be completed such that they can be returned to students within one week of the submission date. Marking guides will be provided.

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APSC 321 and MINE TA postings

Posted on August 03, 2011

Postings for APSC 321 and MINE TA positions can be found at:

http://www.mine.queensu.ca/T.A.JobPostings.html

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