Teaching assistants can be employed to assist the primary instructor when class size exceeds 30 for residency courses or 40 for all other courses (face-to-face or online).

If you could benefit from a TA, please discuss this with your Program Head.

TA work is limited to:

  • reading relevant course material to facilitate marking/assessing of assignments
  • attending individual class sessions as required to understand scope of assignment
  • fielding student questions about assignment
  • marking or assessing assignments/projects/papers/exams in consultation with primary instructor and upon approval by School Director
  • facilitation of online discussion

TA work does not include:

  • design of instructional materials or assignments
  • maintenance or content design/update of Moodle site
  • lecturing or giving presentations