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GG101 - Winter 2018 Instructional Assistant (IA) Marking Position

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for an
instructional assistant for the Winter 2018 term in GG101: Introduction to Physical
Geography.

Duties

Instructional Assistants are responsible for marking lab assignments and tests as
directed by the Lab Instructor of GG101 in the Department of Geography and
Environmental Studies.

Given variations in course requirements, there may be an uneven distribution of work on a
week-by-week basis. Please note that some weeks an instructor may require an IA to work
more or less than 10 hours per week because of the scheduling of such course
requirements as mid-term exams, term papers, lab reports or final exams.

The maximum number of hours per week may include: marking of lab assignments,
attendance at lectures, meeting time with the instructor.

Qualifications

Qualified applicants must be registered in a program within the
Department of Geography or Environmental Studies and/or a related discipline. We invite
applications from 4th year undergraduates. Only if there are no Laurier students who meet
the qualifications of the position will a non-Laurier student be considered.

Compensation

$18.50 /hr as per marking only rates. The Instructional Assistant is
provided a marking guide with minimal discretionary grading.

Application Process

Applicants must submit in writing a Letter of Interest, which
expresses the applicant's suitability for the position and/or any other supporting material
and please include a schedule of availability. Applications may be sent as hard copy or
by e-mail.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome
applications from qualified individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with
disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority.

Please forward your application to:
Igor Hoogendoorn
Physical Geography Lab Coordinator, Geography
ihoogendoorn@wlu.ca

Deadline for applications

Wednesday January 10th by 4:30pm