Interested in Becoming a Teaching Assistant (TA)?

| December 3, 2020
Submitted by Lindasy for Dean's Office

Winter 2021 TA positions are now live on the Teaching Assistant Positions page.

Important Notes:

  • Only students currently in Canada can qualify to work as a TA due to the CUPE Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Instructors cannot hire spouses, partners, or dependents. Please review the Conflict of Interest Policy for Employees for more information.

How to apply:

  • Navigate to the Teaching Assistant Positions page  and review the updated Available TA positions PDF (please note the respective deadlines of each role).
  • Upload your unofficial transcript and your resume (PDF or Word format).
  • Complete as many applications as needed (each application holds up to 3 courses).
  • Complete a separate application for Fall, Winter, and Spring/ Summer.
  • Only apply to positions that you qualify for.

Questions? Please contact Lindsay Ryan at

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2 thoughts on "Interested in Becoming a Teaching Assistant (TA)?"

  1. Lori Lai says:

    Can medical students who have completed their undergraduate degree elsewhere TA for undergraduate courses at Mac?

    1. Caitlin Costello says:

      Hello Lori. Yes, McMaster welcomes all students to apply for a TA position. Additional postings for Fall 2023/ Winter 2024 will be released later in July/ early August. Please feel free to email if you have any questions about the application process.

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