SL154089-Fall 2020-PSYC*2210 (Psychology Program) Psychology of Learning

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
Guelph Humber Programs
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2020
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
2
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
1
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
A Sessional Lecturer holds a RoFR (i.e., for a particular course) if they have successfully taught the course in the past four (4) semesters. A SL who holds a RoFR to this course is required to exercise their right by way of the online hiring system. Also see: What is Right of First Refusal (RoFR)?
A Sessional Lecturer Currently Holds a Right of First Refusal for this Course: 
Yes
Number of Assignments that Carry the Right of First Refusal: 
2
Course Details
Course Number: 
PSYC*2210 (Psychology Program)
Course Name: 
Psychology of Learning
Course Format: 
Other
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
“IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING FALL 2020 WORK ASSIGNMENTS AND COURSE DELIVERY: When applying for this work assignment, please be aware that the course is being delivered in a remote delivery format. Requirements for Fall 2020 course delivery include: -Course should be designed and delivered within an inclusive and accessible learning environment consistent with the principles of Universal Instructional Design (see: https://opened.uoguelph.ca/student-resources/Universal-Instructional-Design). Please contact David Danto at david.danto@guelphhumber.ca should you like to discuss the remote delivery format of this course prior to making an application.” - This course provides an introduction to the basic principles and concepts of learning. Theories of classical and operant conditioning will be explored, in addition to selected theories of motivation and memory. Basic neurobiological mechanisms underlying various learning and memory processes will also be introduced. - To view course outlines from previous offerings of this course, please visit: https://www.guelphhumber.ca/academic-services/course-outlines
Projected Class Enrolment: 
65 / section
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Office Hours
Preparation
Student Consultation
Lecturing
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
TA Coordination Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specified below)
Other Duties Described: 
- You may be required to participate in course website training.- Candidate will be required to work remotely, primarily via the University’s CourseLink system (https://opened.uoguelph.ca/instructor-resources/teaching-remotely).
Qualifications
Required Qualifications
Degree: 
PhD in progress related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
n/a
Preferred Qualifications
Degree: 
PhD and expert in course content
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Other
Demonstrated teaching excellence (e.g. course evaluations, reference letters, student feedback, etc.)
Research Experience: 
Quality and or Recent Research activity in areas relevant to the course demonstrating knowledge of current developments in course content.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Section 01: Tuesday 6:05 PM - 8:45 PM Section 02: Tuesday 2:25 PM - 5:05 PM
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
September 4, 2020 to December 28, 2020
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $7,374.95 (pending collective bargaining; effective 2019/20)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Posting Email Contact: 
ghadmin@guelphhumber.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
ghadmin@uoguelph.ca Please apply through the online application process only: http://www.uoguelph.ca/sessional_ta/ NOTE: Applications via e-mail will not be accepted. If you have technical issues with the online application, please contact Computing and Communications Services (CCS) at University of Guelph: Email: 58888help@uoguelph.ca , Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 58888

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. For more information, the Office of Diversity and Human Rights (DHR) is a welcoming, safe and confidential one-stop shop for information, training and support on issues relating to diversity and human rights on our campus.

Sessional Lecturer work assignments are unionized with CUPE 3913 and their terms and conditions of work are covered by the Unit 2 Collective Agreement between the University and CUPE 3913.