SL172043-Winter 2021-CROP*3310 Protein and Oilseed Crops

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
Plant Agriculture
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Winter 2021
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
Effective Fall 2019, a Sessional Lecturer holds a ROFR should the course be offered as a SL work assignment in one of the following six (6) semesters. A SL who holds a ROFR to this course is required to exercise their right by way of the online hiring system.
A Sessional Lecturer Currently Holds a Right of First Refusal for this Course: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
Course Name: 
Protein and Oilseed Crops
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
NOTE - RE Course Format for Winter 2021: Lectures for this course will be delivered remotely, but synchronously (live) using Zoom or MS Teams and the CourseLink system. Management strategies and world production of the major temperate protein and oilseed crops are studied relative to their botanical and physiological characteristics and to available environmental resources. The utilization of protein and oilseed crops for human food, livestock feed and various industrial products are examined.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Invigilating Exams
Other Duties (specified below)
Other Duties Described: 
Manage course material and communications via CourseLink as required. Maintain remote/virtual office hours. Incumbent must be available in the event deferred exams/marking/grading are needed beyond appointment end date. In that case, the Sessional will be reimbursed in accordance with the Schedule "B" rate.
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: 
Strong aptitude in communicating with students using remote methods (video conferencing platforms, etc.). Incumbent must have a practical knowledge of row crop production practices, be able to communicate effectively (written/verbally) and be highly organized.
Preferred Qualifications
PhD related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Lectures - Tuesdays & Thursdays - 11:30AM - 12:50PM (Synchronous online delivery)
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
January 7, 2021 to May 4, 2021
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
as per contract
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Friday, November 27, 2020
Posting Email Contact:
Hiring Contact Information: 
Dr. Hugh J. Earl, Chair, Department of Plant Agriculture c/o

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