SL18040-Fall 2016-EDRD*3050 Agricultural Communications

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
School of Env. Design and Rural Dev.
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2016
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: 
Agricultural Communications
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Other Duties (specified below)
Other Duties Described: 
1) Supervise and engage in Courselink interactions with students during all units and as students complete course assignments. 2) Interact with CDE coordinator with regards to academic misconduct or any other student conflicts.
Required Qualifications
Masters related to field
Undergraduate degree in journalism, media, or communications
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Preference for agricultural extension/ marketing and/or communications training/teaching experience
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Trained specialist in communications and/or journalism. Demonstrated journalistic or communications production experience (written, visual, audio and/or online product); experience in Canada and familiarity with Canadian agriculture and environmental issues preferred; teaching with and producing multi-media required.
Preferred Qualifications
PhD in progress related to field
PhD in progress in course content
PhD related to field
PhD and expert in course content
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Mondays 8:30 am - 11:20 am
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
September 6, 2016 to December 23, 2016
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $7,052.79 (effective 2015/16)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Posting Email Contact:
Hiring Contact Information: 
Kim Thorne - Administrative Officer, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Address: 102A Landscape Architecture Building, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 - Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53353 - Email:

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