SL221853-Fall 2022-ENVS*6882 Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
School of Environmental Sciences
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: 
Yes
Number of Assignments that Carry the Right of First Refusal: 
1
Course Details
Course Number: 
ENVS*6882
Course Name: 
Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
20
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
Other Duties Described: 
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the field of environmental (ecological) toxicology, risk assessment and risk communication. Topics to be discussed include: an introduction to the history of toxicology, prevalent chemicals of concern (e.g., metals, pesticides, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, petroleum hydrocarbons), modes of toxic action and the ecological risk assessment paradigm (problem formulation, effects and exposure assessment and deterministic/probabilistic risk characterization). The technical practical aspects of conducting and communicating toxicology and risk assessment will also be discussed with a focus on contaminated sites in Canada, prognosticative risk assessment for Canadian Environmental Assessments and pesticide risk assessment for various taxa (birds, mammals, pollinators).
Qualifications
Required Qualifications
Degree: 
PhD and expert in course content
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
The successful candidate will have a PhD related to the environmental toxicology, work experience in environmental toxicology and risk assessment, and demonstrated skills in communicating risk to a variety of audiences.
Preferred Qualifications
Degree: 
PhD and expert in course content
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Many years of successful teaching related to contents of the course.
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: 
Ideally the candidate will have experience in teaching environmental toxicology and risk assessment at the graduate level.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
as per Webadvisor
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 14, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
seshr@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Dr. Paul Sibley, Director, Environmental Sciences, Bovey Building, Room 1106; Telephone: 519-824-4120 ext. 52707; Email: psibley@uoguelph.ca.

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SL work assignments are unionized with CUPE3913 and their terms and conditions of work are covered by the Unit 2 Collective Agreement between the University and CUPE 3913 (email contact: president@cupe3913.on.ca)