TA110000- Winter 2021-POLS*3650 Research Methods II.

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Political Science
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Winter 2021
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Yes
Course Details
Course Number: 
POLS*3650
Course Name: 
Research Methods II.
Course Format: 
Other
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
152
Level of Appointment for GTA, GSA-1 UTA(s)
The following is an estimate of number and levels of available appointments at the time of posting. This may change (increase or decrease) at the time of assignment contingent on departmental needs.
This Posting includes Multiple Work Assignments: 
Yes
Number of Available 0.5 (70 hour) Work Assignments: 
1
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
3
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
4
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Office Hours
Preparation
Student Consultation
Attending Lectures
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
Completion of the following online training courses (if these have not been completed previously): Accessible Service Provision, Making Education Accessible, EHS Worker, and the Sexual Violence Module.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
Applicant must be enrolled as an MA or PhD student and have a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Priority for GTAs goes to students with at least one semester of GTA eligibility remaining (as set out in the Department’s Offer of Admission).
Preferred Qualifications: 
Knowledgeable in the course subject matter, relevant and successful GTA experience, excellent writing skills.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Tues, Thurs, 10:00 - 11:20AM GTAs must also run seminars scheduled at different times during the week
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 7, 2021 to May 4, 2021
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GTA $42.73/hr; $5984.76/semester effective 2020/21
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
polspost@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Renee Tavascia, Graduate Program Assistant, MAJ Political Science, MacKinnon building, Room 523, 5th Floor University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Email: rtavasci@uoguelph.ca

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