SL188698-Fall 2021-BIOL*1500 Humans in the Natural World

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
Integrative Biology
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2021
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
1
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 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. 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: 
4
Course Details
Course Number: 
BIOL*1500
Course Name: 
Humans in the Natural World
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
Should conditions change and requirements are placed on the University and its employees by public health bodies, local, provincial, and federal governments, courses posted as ‘In-Class’ may have to switch to an alternative delivery format (see https://opened.uoguelph.ca/academic-continuity). By applying to this work assignment, you are agreeing to fulfill the duties in the mode of delivery posted and switch as required. The University’s COVID-19 website provides important information about campus protocols and guidelines for those working on campus.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
TBD
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
Qualifications
Required Qualifications
Degree: 
PhD 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: 
Broad knowledge of general biology and an ability to deliver content in an engaging and accessible way to students with limited scientific background. Strong communication and inter-personal skills are required for interacting effectively with students. Experience in teaching biology content at the university level, in particular general biology.
Preferred Qualifications
Degree: 
PhD and expert in course content
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Many years of successful teaching related to contents of the course.
Specific Preferred competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Direct knowledge of the material covered in this course preferred.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
TBD
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
September 7, 2021 to December 24, 2021
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $7,617.56 (effective 2021/22)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
ibjobs@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Dr. Ryan Gregory, Professor and Chair (ibchair@uoguelph.ca)

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