Teaching Assistant Position Postings

Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University

About The TA Position Postings

This site contains all postings for teaching assistant positions at the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Such postings will be made several months before the start of a new semester, and all applications for those positions must be made by submitting an electronic application though this site. Please note the following apply to all teaching assistant positions:

Current Term TA Position Postings

The listing below shows teaching assignment positions available in the department for the Fall 2015 term. To apply for one or more position (with a maximum of 3 different postings), please check the box next to the position and click the "Apply For Positions..." button found at the bottom of this page. The deadline for all applications this semester is before May 30, 2015, i.e. until 11:59pm the day before the deadline.

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Course Course Title Instructor Duties Positions
MECH 201Intro to Mechanical Engineering Andrew Higgins Everything 1 at 52 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Preferably have been a teaching assistant for this course previously. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 210Mechanics 1 Michael Kokkolaras & Larry Lessard Everything 2 at 45 hrs each
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Peferably have been a teaching assistant for this course previously. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 220Mechanics 2 Meyer Nahon Everything 1 at 70 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course with a good grade. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 240Thermodynamics 1 John Lee Everything 1 at 130 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course with a grade of "A". Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 262Statistics and Measurement Lab Xinyu Liu Everything 5 at 130 hrs each
Duties: Four (4) Lab Teaching Assistants and one (1) Course Teaching Assistant. Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Lab TA: Must have completed MECH 261 or 262 or equivalent. Experience REQUIRED in experimental research, measurement device operation and data analysis. Course TA: Must have completed MECH 261 or 262 or equivalent. Understanding of the principles of measurement device operation, electric circuits, statistics and data analysis required. Proficiency in English as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 289Design Graphics (Civil section) Damiano Pasini & Richard Klopp Everything 3 at 45 hrs each
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course. Experience with Design Graphics. Proficiency in AutoCAD 2D and 3D and standards and conventions of Design Graphics Communication necessary. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 290Design Graphics (Mechanical section) Jorge Angeles & Alexei Morozov Everything 3 at 50 hrs each
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course. Prior experience with Solidworks necessary. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 292Conceptual Design Rosaire Mongrain Everything 2 at 75 hrs each
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Experience with WebCT an asset. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 314Dynamics of Mechanisms József Kövecses Everything 1 at 52 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Must have done a thesis, written a conference/journal paper or done a senior project involving mechanisms and/or kinematics. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 315Mechanics 3 Srikar Vengallatore Everything 2 at 65 hrs each
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course with at least a grade of "A-". Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 321Mechanics of Deformable Solids Mathias Legrand Everything 1 at 52 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Experience with finite element method and solid mechanics necessary. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 331Fluid Mechanics 1 Tim Lee Everything 1 at 52 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course plus MECH 533 and MECH 610. Graduate studies completed or in progress in fluid mechanics or aerodynamics required. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 341Thermodynamics 2 Jeffrey Bergthorson Everything 1 at 81 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students, and preparation of assignments to be given to students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course and preferably have been a teaching assistant for this course and/or MECH 240 previously. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 346Heat Transfer Bantwal Rabindranath Baliga Everything 1 at 130 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction in optional tutorials and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must have completed and excelled in MECH 240 (or equivalent), MECH 331 (or equivalent), MECH 346 (or equivalent), and MECH 650. Prior TA experience in MECH 346 is highly desirable. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 360Principles of Manufacturing Yaoyao Fiona Zhao Everything 3 at 74 hrs each
Duties: Assist course instructor with the instruction and evaluation of students. Demonstrate how to read hand-held measurement equipment, such as calipers to conduct measurements. Requirements: Must previously have taken MECH 260 or equivalent with a good grade. Basic knowledge of metrology instruments, how to use and read caliper, what are coordinate measuring machines and measurement probes. Basic understanding of geometric and dimensional tolerances. Past TA duties include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 362Mechanical Laboratory Amar Sabih Everything 5 at 88 hrs each
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course or equivalent. Must have completed an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Enginering. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 383Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Marwan Kanaan Everything 1 at 52 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must be a graduate in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Experience in tutoring a basic course in electricity would be a great asset. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 393Machine Element Design TBA Everything 1 at 52 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Preferably have been a teaching assistant for this course previously. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 412Dynamics of Systems Luc Mongeau Everything 2 at 52 hrs each
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must have completed a course in system dynamics and control. Experience with Matlab/Simulink and MSC ADAMS. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 430Fluid Mechanics 2 Andrew Higgins Everything 1 at 130 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course or an equivalent course on compressible flow and have research experience in gasdynamics. Experience with the LaTeX typesetting language is required. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor for the purpose of editing the course notes.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 447Combustion Jeffrey Bergthorson Everything 1 at 45 hrs
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Past TA duties include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Must previously have taken this course or, preferably, MECH 652. Must have experience in performing combustion simulations using CHEMKIN and Cantera software. Priority will be given to applicants with expertise in combustion theory and experiment. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015
MECH 463Mechanical Engineering Project Michael Kokkolaras & Damiano Pasini Everything 2 at 52 hrs each
Duties: Assisting instructor of the course with instruction and evaluation of students. Requirements: Requires public speaking ability. Must previously have taken this course or equivalent (hands-on design and build capstone project course). Experience with WebCT environment is an asset. Past TA duties must include marking or demonstrating or tutoring. Proficiency in English required as assessed by the instructor.
POSTED ON: 28-04-2015
Appointment Dates: September 4, 2015 to December 22, 2015

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