DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
TEACHING SUPPORT STAFF (TSS)
ONLINE APPLICATION FORM 2022-2023

DEADLINE for courses offered in Fall only or Fall and Winter: July 15, 2022

DEADLINE for courses offered in Winter only: October 1, 2022

DEADLINE for courses offered in Summer only: May 1, 2023

Applications for the 2023-2024 Academic Year will open on June 15, 2023

OFFICIAL APPLICATION

NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT INSTRUCTORS OF INDIVIDUAL COURSES, THEY WILL REDIRECT YOU HERE.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE JOB POSTINGS FOR EACH COURSE.
CLICK HERE TO SEE COURSE SYLLABI.

Choose the courses you are applying for from the dropdown menus below:

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Note: If you have applied for courses in only 1-2 terms and now want to apply for a term that you left blank, you can add to your application by leaving the terms(s) you already applied for blank.

 

ALL APPLICANTS:

Will you be a student in BIOLOGY as of Sept 20, 2022 ? Yes No

ALL APPLICANTS:

Are you available to work for more than 1 course in the Fall term?
   Yes No

If YES, how many courses are you looking to work for?
  

Are you available to work for more than 1 course in the Winter term?
   Yes No

If YES, how many courses are you looking to work for?
  

Are you available to work for more than 1 course in the Summer term?
   Yes No

If YES, how many courses are you looking to work for?
  

TO BE COMPLETED BY CURRENT OR FORMER DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY HONOURS AND GRADUATE STUDENTS:
Supervisor:
Telephone
Field of Study

If you are a graduate student in the Biology Department, have you satisfied your degree requirement of at least 2 TA or demonstrator/marker or demonstrator only positions?

      Yes No Not Applicable

ALL APPLICANTS THAT DID NOT COMPLETE ANY DEGREES AT DALHOUSIE:

Please list relevant undergraduate classes and grades:

Have you ever held a teaching support staff position at Dalhousie or elsewhere?

      Yes No
If yes, please list all of the positions you have held in chronological order by listing the year you held the position, university where you worked, type of position, number of hours, the course you assisted with, the supervisor you worked for and their email address (e.g. 2021: Dalhousie University, Demonstrator/Marker 90 hours, Introductory Ecology, Allison Schmidt, aschmidt@dal.ca).
Please answer the following questions:
  1. Why do you want to be part of the teaching team for each of your choices? If your reasons are different for courses selected, please indicate why in your answer.
  2. Please describe any prior teaching experience. Be sure to include what you learned about teaching from your experience(s).
  3. What do you want to learn from your role as teaching assistant/demonstrator/marker?
Please indicate in the timetable below when you are NOT available:
 
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7:30-8:30 7:30-8:30  

OPTIONAL SELF-IDENTIFICATION QUESTIONNAIRE

You may decline to answer ANY or ALL of the following questions.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Dalhousie University community. Dalhousie is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disability, racialized persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity and all candidates who would contribute diversity to our community.

The information below will be used in the application of Dalhousie's Employment Equity Policy where applicable, and will help Dalhousie to set equity, diversity and inclusion goals and measure our progress. For more information about employment equity at Dalhousie, please visit Hiring for Diversity.

All information on this application form is strictly confidential and will only be viewed by instructors interested in your application.

Diversity Self-Identification

  1. Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons

    For the purposes of this survey, Indigenous/Aboriginal persons include people who identify as First Nations (Status, non-Status, Treaty), Métis, Inuit, Native or North American Indian (including North and Central America and the Caribbean).

    Do you consider yourself to be an Indigenous/Aboriginal person?

    Yes No I prefer not to answer.

    Do you consider yourself to be Mi'kmaw?

    Yes No I prefer not to answer.

  2. Racial/Ethnic Group Membership

    Racialized persons: For the purpose of this survey, racialized persons are people (other than Indigenous/Aboriginal persons) who are non-white in colour and/or non-Caucasian in race, regardless of their place of birth or citizenship. (Sometimes referred to as "racially visible" or "visible minority").

    Do you consider yourself to be a racialized person?

    Yes No I prefer not to answer.

    Do you consider yourself to be a person of Historical Black/African Nova Scotian ancestry?

    Yes No I prefer not to answer.

  3. Persons with a Disability

    Persons with a disability: For the purposes of this survey, persons with a disability are people who have a chronic, long-term or recurring physical, sensory, mental, learning or intellectual impairment, that, in interaction with a barrier, hinders that person's full and effective participation in society.

    This includes but is not limited to, people whose functional limitations due to their impairment have been accommodated in their workplace (ex: by use of technical aids, changes to equipment or other working arrangements).

    Do you consider yourself a person with a disability?

    Yes No I prefer not to answer.

  4. Gender

    Do you self-identify as a woman?

    Yes No I prefer not to answer.

  5. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Gender Expression

    Note regarding Language: Language, particularly in relation to sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, involves social constructs which evolve over time. The definitions below are not meant to label individuals but are meant to be helpful functional descriptors. They are not standardized and may be used differently by different people.

    For the purposes of this survey, persons of minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity include individuals who identify as:

    1. Transgender, gender non-conforming, two spirit, queer, or a similar term; and/or
    2. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, two spirit, asexual or a similar term.

    Do you consider yourself to be a person of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity?

    Yes No I prefer not to answer.

Thank you for completing the self-identification section of the application form. All information is strictly confidential.


Please answer the question: what is 8*2?

Completed application will be submitted to a database accessed only by course instructors. Hiring takes place up to the first 2 weeks of term. ONLY Successful applicants will be contacted.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:
Allison L. Schmidt, Teaching Support Coordinator, Biology Department - Allison.Schmidt@dal.ca