SL154133-Fall 2020-SCMA*3040 (Justice Studies - BAA Program) Quantitative Methods for Social Science

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: 
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
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: 
Number of Assignments that Carry the Right of First Refusal: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
SCMA*3040 (Justice Studies - BAA Program)
Course Name: 
Quantitative Methods for Social Science
Course Format: 
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: Please contact Glenn Hanna at should you like to discuss the remote delivery format of this course prior to making an application. The course introduces descriptive and inferential techniques used in quantitative social research. Students will acquire the skills needed to perform statistical analyses and to read the research literature. A standard statistical computer package will be used to perform data analyses. Topics include: data organization, sample description, hypothesis testing and measures of association. - The course instructor is required to deliver course content to working professionals looking to earn their degree. As such, the instructor must have significant experience in the field, in addition to successful experience teaching adult learners in an online environment. Hybrid course includes online sessions during the week partnered with sessions on IW (Intensive Weekends) - To view course outlines from previous offerings of this course, please visit:
Projected Class Enrolment: 
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
TA Coordination Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Other Duties (specified below)
Other Duties Described: 
Online instruction; Instructor may be required to participate in course website training; Candidate will be required to work remotely, primarily via the University’s CourseLink system (
Required Qualifications
Masters 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: 
Background and experience working with quantitative methods
Preferred Qualifications
PhD related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Experience teaching adult students online
Specific Preferred competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Demonstrated teaching excellence (E.g. course evaluations, reference letters, student feedback, positive UGH Assessments, etc.); Quality and or Recent Research activity or experience in related field demonstrating knowledge of current developments in course content.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Section 01: October 24 & 25, 2020: Intensive Weekend session 2: Sat 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Sun 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; October 26 - December 3, 2020: Online sessions (independent study and small group/large group; instructor facilitated); December 4, 5 & 6, 2020 - : Intensive Weekend session 3: Fri 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Sat 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Sun 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
October 22, 2020 to December 13, 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:
Hiring Contact Information: Please apply through the online application process only: 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: , Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 58888

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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.