Teaching Assistant, PLSC222

University of Saskatchewan


In the appointment of Teaching Assistant, your general duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Demonstrating, student consultation, invigilating, marking, and conferring with the Supervisor in charge as required by the assignment.
  • Labs run Monday afternoons. 1 TA is required for each of the following sections (1:30-3:30, 3:30-5:30). You will be expected to be in lab for the two hours and then mark and return the assignments before the next lab.

Your general location of work will be 2E45 and you will report to Ellen Misfeldt

Required Number of Hours: 52 hours during the academic term
Duration of Employment: Term 2 2022-2023 Regular session
Course Name, Abbreviation and Number: PLSC 222.3 Introduction to Field Crops
Start and End Dates:
January 3 to April 30
Qualifications (Skills and Abilities)
Minimum of a B.Sc. degree or equivalent in Biological Sciences and teaching experience.

  • Strong background in botany and Saskatchewan Field crops.
  • Ability to mark written assignments and return on a weekly basis
  • Ability to communicate the lab material with students on a one to one basis

You must be registered in a graduate program.

To Apply
Interested applicants must include the following in their application: cover letter, resume

Send your application materials to
: [email protected] .

Inquiries for this position can be directed to Ellen Misfeldt

Where a graduate student is appointed to this position, it will be in scope of PSAC.

Department: Plant Sciences
Status: Hourly
Employment Group: Graduate Students – PSAC
Rate of Pay: Current rates of pay
Posted Date: 12/5/2022
Closing Date: 1/15/2023
Number of Openings: 1
Work Location: On Campus

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