Selection Criteria (TA)

With the understanding that TAs in different disciplines will be required to perform a variety of duties and fulfill a wide range of responsibilities, candidates must demonstrate sustained and ongoing excellence in their teaching, and must exhibit at least four of the following:

  • Excellent organizational skills (in relation to their ability to organize, structure and prepare tutorials, labs or classes)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of their subject area
  • Effective communication skills (including clarity of examples and explanations, effective communication of expectations, relation of current issues/research to student experiences and concrete applications)
  • Ability to provide effective feedback to students
  • Ability to encourage student participation