TA156594- Fall 2020-BIOL*1080 Biological Concepts of Health

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: 
BIOL*1080
Course Name: 
Biological Concepts of Health
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: 
600
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: 
9
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
9
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Preparation
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
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: 
All TAs will be assigned to lead online (virtual) synchronous seminars or labs and grade the associated assignments. As such, all applicants must have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in the English language. Successful applicants must show strong interpersonal skills and be able to work well as part of a team. TA should exhibit professionalism during frequent student interaction (online and via email). All TAs must be available for weekly online group meetings throughout the semester, as well as to lead seminars or labs. Flexibility and a positive attitude are a must. All TAs must have access to a computer with a webcam and a strong internet connection. Applicants should also have general knowledge and interest in human health. It is essential that TAs for this position are available to work to the end date of the work agreement.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Experience grading written assignments and/or oral presentations.
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 more information please contact Anne Lovett-Hutchinson at alovett@uoguelph.ca

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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.