International Studies Postings


Sessional Instructor
IS 315 J100 Introduction to Middle East Politics (4 units)

Sessional Instructor
IS 451 D100 Seminar in Core Texts in International Studies (4 units)

Application deadline: March 7, 2018

Criteria for awarding TAships in the School for International Studies

Sessional Instructor positions are posted for a minimum of two weeks around:
a) late August-early September for the Spring term
b) late December-early January for the Summer term
c) late April-early May for the Fall term

Please note that sessional positions are subject to budgetary approval and contingent on enrollment.

Resources for TAs/TMs/Sessionals

The following links will help you get your medical coverage and other benefits, as well as help you learn how to become a better teacher.


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