Teaching Assistants - Markers - 2023

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 12 Feb 2023

Casual / Hourly Paid Positions

The School of Public Health and Interdisciplinary Studies is calling for expressions of interest for Teaching Assistants in 2023 to undertake marking for the courses listed below. A high level of academic literacy is required, including familiarity with formal academic writing and referencing. The work will be carried out on a casual basis and will be carried out fully online so you will need to be computer literate and have reliable computer and internet access.

  • This is not a teaching position - there is no classroom contact with students.
  • Preference will be given to those with completed Postgraduate qualifications

    Work is available during semester time only and fluctuates according to course requirements. In Semester 1 most marking taking place between March - June, and in Semester 2 between August - November. Depending on your workload you could expect an average 20-25hrs per week during marking periods, with some weeks being busier than others. In addition to paid training meetings, markers are paid a set rate per completed script.

    Payment is from approximately $26 p/hour.

    Successful candidates will attend an online, group recruitment session on Thursday 23 February.

    This will be a group session rather than an individual interview and will include further information about the different course options available.

    All successful candidates will also attend an online training workshop, held over two days March 22-23

    Further paid training, specific to each course occurs ahead of each marking round.

    All training sessions are compulsory and take place online.  

    Course name & Marker Requirements

    • HEAL504 Lifespan Development & Communication

    A background in developmental psychology, to at least graduate level.

    • HEAL505 Human Anatomy & Physiology I

    Knowledge of clinical anatomy & physiology, at least to graduate level.

    • HEAL506 Knowledge, Enquiry & Communication

    High level of written English; spelling, grammar and academic referencing.

    • HEAL507 Health & Environment   

    A background in health, environmental, or social sciences relevant to Aotearoa NZ.  

    Knowledge of Te Ao Māori, Hauora, relevance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to health & environment in Aotearoa NZ today.

    • HEAL609 Human Anatomy & Physiology II

    Knowledge of clinical anatomy & physiology, including microbiology and pharmacokinetics, at least to graduate level. Preference is for health professionals/ clinicians.

    • HEAL610 Methods of Research & Enquiry

    Completed PG study at least to Master's level. Knowledge of qualitative & quantitative research methodologies.

    • HEAL708 Professional practice & Ethics

    A background in medical/ health ethics to graduate level.

    • HLAW701 Health law & policy

    A background in law, with specific knowledge of current NZ health law & policy.

    • MAOH701 Māori Health Promotion

    Knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its application to health promotion in Aotearoa NZ today 

    If you wish to apply, please submit the following online via the link below by, Sunday 12 February 2023            

    • A letter of application, specifying which course(s) you would like to work on and how your background makes you a suitable candidate to do so.
    • A current CV.

    AUT University is an EEO employer; committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and to equity. AUT aspires to be the University of choice for Māori and Pacific communities. AUT is a smoke free environment.

    Applicants must be available on the following dates:

    Recruitment session:  9am-12noon, Thursday 23 February 2023   This will be a group recruitment session online.

    Training workshop:  Wednesday and Thursday 22 -23 March 2023                   

    This workshop will be fully online and is mandatory for all newly hired TAs, regardless of previous experience.

    The aim is to ensure we can provide a consistent approach to our marking practice and methods across our large courses.

    You must be eligible to work in NZ to be considered for this position.  

    To apply for this position please click the "Apply now" link below.  

    Please do not apply via email as your application will not be registered.

    For more information about this position, you can contact the AUT Human Resource department hr.enquiries@aut.ac.nz          

    Ref: 84431

    Closing Date: 12 February 2023, at 11:55pm

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