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Employment Information

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding your employment history at the University of Waterloo, please complete employment (GRA or TA) confirmation requests through Human Resources Employment; and submit the form to Human Resources.

  • If you are being paid as a Teaching or Research Assistant or Research Studentship, please ensure that you have completed the necessary paperwork for the Human Resources Office (payroll). The following 3 documents must be completed and submitted prior to the payroll cut-off date if you are a new student.
  • The Centre for Career Action has excellent resources for grad students.

This manual (TA Manual F16) describes the roles and responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant (TA) in the Department of Chemical Engineering. The object is to inform graduate students about the application process, regulations and expectations. It attempts to provide practical advice to TAs and answer some common concerns about responsibilities and duties. Guidelines for tutoring and marking reflect the cumulative experience of a number of past and present graduate students and professors.

Each term, the Department will announce that the application process is starting for teaching assistant positions for the next term. This process is currently looked after by Rose Guderian.