TA142724- Winter 2020-SCMA*3100 (Kinesiology Program) Biomechanics

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Guelph Humber Programs
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Winter 2020
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
SCMA*3100 (Kinesiology Program)
Course Name: 
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
- This course integrates material established in KIN*1040 and SCMA*2080 to facilitate the study and understanding of human movement. Emphasis is on the mechanisms through which the components of the musculoskeletal system interact to create movement. - To view course outlines from previous offerings of this course, please visit: https://www.guelphhumber.ca/academic-services/course-outlines
Projected Class Enrolment: 
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: 
Number of Available 0.5 (70 hour) Work Assignments: 
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Attending Lectures
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Invigilating Exams
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
- Please note, the lab component of this course will be held at University of Guelph. - The GTA must be able to commute, as necessary, to the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto (e.g. for meetings, office hours, exam invigilation, assignment pick-up, etc.) - Red Car transportation is not guaranteed for TAs
Required Qualifications: 
- Taken HK*2270, HK*600 or equivalent (i.e. introductory biomechanics course, biomechanics with lab component); - Skills required to supervise students and troubleshoot their technical difficulties
Preferred Qualifications: 
- Experience grading assignments and exams; - Experience conducting and organizing labs
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Section 01: Lectures (Guelph-Humber): Tuesday 3:20 PM - 5:05 PM & Wednesday 9:50 AM - 11:35 AM; Labs (Humber): Wednesday 11:40 AM - 1:25 PM, Wednesday 1:30 PM - 3:15 PM, Wednesday 5:10 PM - 6:55 PM Section 02: Lectures (Guelph-Humber): Tuesday 11:40 AM - 1:25 PM & Wednesday 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM; Labs (Humber): Wednesday 11:40 AM - 1:25 PM, Wednesday 3:20 PM - 5:05 PM
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 2, 2020 to April 25, 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): 
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
ghadmin@uoguelph.ca Please apply through the online application process only: http://www.uoguelph.ca/sessional_ta/ NOTE: Applications via e-mail will not be accepted. If you have technical issues with the online application, please contact Computing and Communications Services (CCS) at University of Guelph: Email: 58888help@uoguelph.ca, Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 58888. Please refrain from using Firefox to submit your application as you may encounter issues.

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Teaching Assistant work assignments are unionized with CUPE 3913 and their terms and conditions of work are covered by the Unit 1 Collective Agreement between the University and CUPE 3913.