TA151514- Summer 2020-KIN*1070 (Kinesiology Program) Biochemistry and Metabolism I

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): 
Summer 2020
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
KIN*1070 (Kinesiology Program)
Course Name: 
Biochemistry and Metabolism I
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
- This two course sequence provides the biochemical foundation for the study of human nutrition, exercise and metabolism. This course covers aspects of general chemistry and organic chemistry that are critical to understanding the fundamentals of human biochemistry and metabolism. - 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: 
- GTA will assist undergraduate students in the biochemistry laboratory. Other duties that may be assigned: invigilation of written and practical examination, marking of written examinations, preparation and/or marking of practical examinations, open undergraduate laboratory for extra help sessions, and pre-laboratory talks. - Please note, the lecture and lab components of this course will be held at the University of Guelph-Humber and Humber College (Toronto). - The GTA must be able to commute, as necessary, to the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto (e.g. for exam invigilation, conducting labs, meetings, assignment pick-up, etc.)
Required Qualifications: 
Background in general biochemistry and metabolism.
Preferred Qualifications: 
- Experience conducting and organizing labs. - Skills required to supervise students and troubleshoot their technical difficulties.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Section S2: Lectures: MON 11:40am-1:25pm, WED 8:00am-10:40am, & FRI 8:00am-10:40am; Labs: (Humber): WED 10:45am-12:30pm, WED 1:30-3:15pm, WED 3:20pm-5:05pm &(Guelph-Humber): FRI 10:45am-12:30pm, FRI 1:30-3:15pm, & FRI 3:20pm-5:05pm
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
June 25, 2020 to August 27, 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, March 26, 2020
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
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