SL220184-Fall 2022-CIS*3050 Systems Programming

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
School of Computer Science
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2022
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: 
No
Course Details
Course Number: 
CIS*3050
Course Name: 
Systems Programming
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/instructor-resources/remote-teaching---learning). By accepting this contract, you are agreeing to fulfill the duties in the mode of delivery posted and switch as required. Should you require a medical accommodation, please notify your supervisor immediately. Requirements for Fall 2022 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). • Course learning activities and assessments are to be created to easily accommodate a switch to alternative delivery methods. • Submission of a final and deferred exam, if applicable, to Department ahead of the exam period. • Plan to offer final exam, if applicable, in a modified format if there is another disruption of face-to-face classes. The University’s COVID-19 website provides important information about campus protocols and guidelines for those working on campus. --- Please contact Joshua Lange (jlange@uoguelph.ca) should you like to discuss the options for the delivery of this course prior to making an application. The School of Computer Science is committed to ensuring that our students are provided with a high standard of teaching excellence. Part of this commitment is the distribution of Teaching Assistant resources to course sections in a fair and transparent manner. Resources within the the School of Computer Science will be distributed in a fair manner that takes into consideration: Level of course; Pedagogical requirements of the course including use of seminars, tutorials, and laboratories; Delivery method and requirements (e.g., Distance education vs. in-class course formats); Number of students; Workload considerations (including the overall workload of instructor); Department and College norms; and, Budgetary constraints. It is expected that the number of teaching assistants assigned to courses may vary from offering to offering based on the above factors. Distribution of teaching assistant resources is determined by the Chair/Director [departments may insert other processes]. Requests for teaching assistant resources should be made as soon as practicable.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
100
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: 
Other
Ph.D. or M.Sc. with Appropriate Experience in Computer Science or a closely related discipline
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
* Able to fluently communicate in written and spoken English. * Must be available to attend and conduct scheduled in-person lectures * Must be available to attend and conduct scheduled in-person office hours throughout the entire semester, attend weekly meetings, and be available to moderate online forums, if applicable. * Must have excellent writing skills and be able to effectively critique student assessments in writing. * The ability to communicate computer science concepts to students effectively, both in written form and verbally. * Software development experience, with particular emphasis on C * Demonstrated knowledge of system-level programming, manual memory management, POSIX processes and threads, shell programming, working with files, and library development. * Proficiency in using command-line C tools, particularly gcc, gdb, and valgrind. * Notable experience in guiding students in debugging C programs and explaining C programming concepts. * Experience with portability concerns, and ablity to teach programming for simultaneous use of the same system-oriented C code on Linux, MacOSX and Windows platforms
Preferred Qualifications
Degree: 
Other
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Many years of successful teaching related to contents of the course.
Other
Industry Experience in the Field of Systems Programming will be considered.
Research Experience: 
Quality and or Recent Research activity in areas relevant to the course demonstrating knowledge of current developments in course content.
Specific Preferred competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
* Previous experience teaching systems programming or operating systems courses * Extensive software development experience, with particular emphasis on C * Demonstrated knowledge of system-level programming, manual memory management, POSIX processes and threads, shell programming, working with files, and library development. * Extensive experience in guiding students in debugging C programs and explaining C programming concepts, specifically related to memory management, pointers, and multithreaded processes. * Proven record and knowledge with notable experience in using command-line C tools, particularly gcc, gdb, and valgrind.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
See https://www.uoguelph.ca/webadvisor for most up-to-date class times
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
September 6, 2022 to December 23, 2022
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $7,758.48 (effective 2022/23)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
socspost@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Minglun Gong Director of SoCS director@socs.uoguelph.ca

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