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CHEE 361 Academic Assistant, Winter 2017

Department of Chemical Engineering, Queen's University
November 2016

 

Applications are now being accepted for CHEE 361 Academic Assistant (AA) for Winter 2017. The objective of this course is to develop proficiency at written and oral technical communications. University graduates with a degree in any engineering and applied science discipline are welcome to apply, although specific experience in chemical engineering would be advantageous.

 

AA assignment duties will include facilitating student workshops as well as marking and editing assignments and technical reports and evaluating and providing feedback on oral presentations. Any necessary training will be included in the assignment.

 

AA position is 12 weeks in length and 10 hours per week. Academic Assistants are governed by the Collective Agreement between the United Steelworkers and the University. Remuneration is $28.04/hour plus 7% in lieu of vacation and benefits, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. Collective Agreement details can be found at:

 

http://www.queensu.ca/humanresources/employees/unions/usw2010_academic_assistants.pdf

 

Please forward your application to Lynn O’Malley (lynn.omalley@queensu.ca) in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Review of completed applications will begin after November 28, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Completed applications should include:

  1. C.V.
  2. Unofficial transcripts
  3. A concise cover letter explaining:
    • Why you want to be an AA for CHEE 361;
    • Your relevant experience for the position

 

The Department of Chemical Engineering thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

Calendar information for CHEE 361:

 

This course provides advanced instruction and practice in engineering communications, engineering ethics and professionalism. Effective engineering writing and speaking skills are developed with an emphasis on engineering reports and oral presentations. Students will learn how to gather literature sources, apply appropriate citation styles, write effective resumes, and present data effectively. Activities include case studies involving the application of codes, engineering ethics, equity and professionalism. This course is integrated with CHEE 331/332/333. (0/0/12/0/0)

 

PREREQUISITES: APSC 200 or APSC 202, APSC 293 or permission of the Department.

COREQUISITES: CHEE 331 or CHEE 332 or CHEE 333, or permission of the Department.