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Teaching Assistant Positions

Teaching Assistant Positions - Occupational Therapy

Teaching Assistant Positions - Physical Therapy

Teaching Assistant Positions - Aging and Health

Instructions for Applying for Teaching Assistant Positions in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy:

Carefully review the TA position descriptions (note that some require a background in OT or PT). Please also consult your superior before making your choices to ensure that your commitment will not conflict with pre-scheduled program commitments.

Then, complete the application survey, ranking your preferences. Next submit your current CV as instructed below:

  • For current Aging and Health PhD and Rehabilitation Science MSc & PhD students, please submit your CV to the assignment dropbox in your programs onQ resource course (instructions will be shared with you on how to do this). 

  • For all other applicants, please send your CV, to Timothy Rosillo, Research & Post Professional Programs Manager (trosillo@queensu.ca).

From the PSAC 901 Collective Agreement, please note the following categories. All applicants are encouraged to review the full Collective Agreement.

Appointment of Teaching Assistants

12.04 In the appointment to TAships within the Bargaining Unit, the Employer shall follow the four level preference system outlined below. No TAships shall be offered to candidates in Group B until the qualified candidates in Group A have been exhausted. No TAships shall be offered to candidates in Group C until the qualified candidates in Group B have been exhausted. TAships may only be offered to candidates in Group D when there remain no qualified candidates in any other Group. 

A. First Preference - Group A

Is for qualified graduate students registered as:

  1. students in a department or program in which the TAship will be offered; or
  2. students in an interdisciplinary program with TA budget resources,

and for whom the TAship has been granted as part of the funding commitment offered by the Employer. 

B. Second Preference - Group B

Is for qualified graduate students registered as:

  1. students in a department or program in which the TAship will be offered; or
  2. students in an interdisciplinary program with TA budget resources,

    and for whom

  3. the TAship will not form part of the funding commitment offered by the Employer; or
  4. there is currently no funding commitment provided by the Employer. 
C. Third Preference - Group C

Is for qualified graduate students that have previously held a TAship or TFship for the Employer. 

D. Fourth Preference - Group D

Is for qualified graduate students that have not met the criteria as set out in 12.04 A, B, or C.