International Development Studies Teaching Assistants Winter 2022 Term

  • Anywhere

Hiring Unit:
Institute for the Study of International Development

Course Title and Course Number:
INTD 200       Introduction to International Development.     

INTD 350 Culture and Development  

INTD 358 Ethnographic Methods for Development

INTD 360     Environmental Challenges in Development     

INTD 397     Topics in International Development (2 sections)    

INTD 497      Advanced Topics in International Development (2 sections) 

Estimated Number of Positions:
Up to 11 positions

Total Hours of Work per Term:
180 hours for full TAship

Position Summary:

  • Evaluate/ Grading and commenting on assignments;

  • Conducting office hours (virtual or in person) for student consultation and advising;

  • Attending course lectures;

  • Hold Conference sections.


  • Must be a graduate student enrolled at McGill University; all fields considered;

  • Students with an Undergraduate B.A., IDS Honors/Joint Honors especially encouraged to apply;

  • Demonstrable knowledge of world development preferred;

  • Good academic standing;

  • Effective communication skills, English and French.

Please attached CV (resume) to application.

Please note that given the resumption of most in-person teaching activities, Teaching Assistants will be required on campus to perform their tasks in person. Should government restrictions prohibit the resumption of in-person teaching activities, courses will revert to remote teaching. In the event of such a change, Teaching Assistants will be advised as soon as possible.  Teaching Assistants may be required to perform tasks suited to a remote/online teaching environment using a virtual learning platform [e.g., Zoom, WebEx] and the McGill myCourses learning management system.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, [email protected] .

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