TA150837- Winter 2020-PHYS*7030 Quantum Field Theory

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
Grader, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Physics
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: 
N/A
Course Details
Course Number: 
PHYS*7030
Course Name: 
Quantum Field Theory
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
10
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: 
0
Grader Assignment(s)
Note: See the WAGE RATE below which determines whether this work assignment is posted for graduate or undergraduate candidate(s).
Anticipated # of Available Grader Work Assignment(s): 
1
Anticipated # hours per Grader Work Assignment(s): 
20
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
1
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Preparation
Meetings
Grading
Other Duties Described: 
The marker for this course will need to be familiar with classical and quantum field theory. This includes relativistic notation, Noether's theorem, canonical quantization and propagators, the interaction picture, the Lippmann-Schwinger equation, Wick's theorem, and Feynman diagrams. This position will involve marking 4 extensive assignment sets (expected time to mark: 20 minutes per assignment per student). Included in the job duties are administrative tasks relating with remote students (receiving pdf files, printing them, scanning them after they're marked) which would take up roughly 1 hours in total.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
BSc in Physics. Must have successfully completed PHYS7030 or equivalent course and received a minimum grade of 90%.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
4 Assignments - Assignments must be graded within 2-3 days to allow timely feedback to students.
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 27, 2020 to April 3, 2020
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GSA 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): 
Friday, January 24, 2020
Posting Email Contact: 
phys0285@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
R. Vallillee, Physics, CEPS, email: rvallill@uoguelph.ca tel: 519-824-4120. ext: 52262

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