TA156630- Fall 2020-ENVS*2060 Soil Science

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
School of Environmental 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: 
ENVS*2060
Course Name: 
Soil Science
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 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.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
125
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: 
3
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
2
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
5
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Hours
Preparation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
The successful candidate will possess: a solid background in soil science, excellent communication skills (oral & written), and the ability to quickly and accurately mark exams and essays. Availability during critical grading periods is a must. Candidate should have good organization, interpersonal and time management skills.
Preferred Qualifications: 
The preferred candidate will have: graduate level research experience in soil science or related discipline, experience teaching and grading (particularly essay grading), and knowledge of the Canadian Soil Classification system.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
As per WebAdvisor
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: 
seshr@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Dr. Jon Warland, Director, School of Environmental Sciences.

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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.