SL240432-Winter 2023-BIOM*3200 Mammalian Physiology

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
Biomedical Sciences
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Winter 2023
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
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A Sessional Lecturer Currently Holds a Right of First Refusal for this Course: 
Number of Assignments that Carry the Right of First Refusal: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
Course Name: 
Mammalian Physiology
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
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Projected Class Enrolment: 
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
TA Coordination Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Other Duties (specified below)
Other Duties Described: 
Assist course coordinator with maintaining Courselink site for the course, co-ordinating activities of the GTAs in terms of communication with students, grading of exams and making arrangements for deferred exams, as necessary. Teaching all endocrine system and GI physiology lectures, in class. Preparing and invigilating endocrine system and GI physiology assessments, including final exam. Approx 8 lectures of the 24 lectures in the course. Group office hours - before the mid-term and final exam, and after the tests to go over them with students who want to see their tests. Makeup Test Dates - invigilating for these.
Required Qualifications
PhD related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
Teaching assistant experience in Physiology or a related subject
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Demostrated organizational ability, the ability to integrated basic knowledge of physiology within the context of current developments in the health sciences.
Preferred Qualifications
PhD in Physiology or related field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Preferrably some experience with on-line learning and Courselink
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
As per course calendar
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
January 9, 2023 to April 28, 2023
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): 
Sunday, December 4, 2022
Posting Email Contact:
Hiring Contact Information: 
Dr. Tarek Saleh, Professor and Chair, Biomedical Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1. Tel: 519-824-4120, ext. 54700.

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