TA122787- Fall 2020-HK*3600 Applied Human Kinetics I

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2020
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Yes
Course Details
Course Number: 
HK*3600
Course Name: 
Applied Human Kinetics I
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
When applying for this work assignment, please be aware that the course is being delivered in alternative format.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
130
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: 
0
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
7
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
7
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Preparation
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
****Three GTA positions will require 140 hours of work in the first half of the course (physiology) and three GTA positions will commit 140 hours of work in the second half of the course (neurophysiology and biomechanics) ***GTA's may be asked to help invigilate other midterm or final exams within the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
The ability to competently supervise undergraduate students who complete laboratory exercises in the various branches of applied human biology. It also includes the ability to instruct students in an online lab/tutorial setting, online laboratory preparation and explanation, marking lab reports and lab tutoring. Prior to the laboratory quizzes, the midterm and the final, individuals will offer tutorial time, and will spend time on exam administration.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Skills are required to supervise students and troubleshoot their technical difficulties in the basics of the areas of human neurophysiology and electrocardiography, human biomechanics, human whole body metabolic physiology, body composition, and field studies of metabolic work. Individuals will start with at least a strong proportion of these skills. Competent individuals will be allowed to learn the remaining preparation as part of their personal professional preparation to teach the lab sections of the course
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
See WebAdvisor. Alternate delivery format. Candidate will be required to work remotely, primarily via the University’s CourseLink system, during regular University instructional hours (8:30 AM to 10:00 PM EST) as required
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
September 8, 2020 to December 24, 2020
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GTA MIN. $42.31/hr (pending collective bargaining; effective 2019/20)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Sunday, August 9, 2020
Posting Email Contact: 
hhnseval@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
For further information, please contact Anne Lovett-Hutchinson - alovett@uoguelph.ca

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