TA157841- Fall 2020-HIST*3490*DE Canada and the Second World War

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
History
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: 
Some
Course Details
Course Number: 
HIST*3490*DE
Course Name: 
Canada and the Second World War
Course Format: 
DE
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
This contract will begin on August 24 and end December 24, 2020. You will be paid for 140 hours of work over this period, of which between 8 and 15 paid hours will be for additional training to help you prepare for the mode of delivery of the course for which you will be TAing. This additional training will be specified by your supervisor and may include online training modules as well as online college or departmental orientations. Additional hours will likely be available during the course of this work assignment. Details will be communicated to you by your supervisor.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
200
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: 
No
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: 
2
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
2
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Office Hours
Preparation
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
AS PART OF THE ORIENTATION PROCESS, IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY DONE SO, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE TWO ONLINE COURSES RELATED TO ACCESSIBILITY AND ONE WORKER HEALTH & SAFETY ONLINE COURSE. FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE FORTHCOMING IN A SEPARATE EMAIL FROM THE ADMIN ASSISTANT.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
APPLICANTS MUST INCLUDE A COVER LETTER WHICH PROVIDES A DETAILED EXPLANATION OF EACH REQUIRED AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATION IN ADDITION TO THEIR RESUME. 1) Must be currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral degree program in History or a closely related field. 2) Substantive knowledge of course content, demonstrated by undergraduate or graduate coursework in history of Canada and the Second World War.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Enrolled in a MA or PhD programme in History
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
N/A - DISTANCE EDUCATION FORMAT. Hours as required by the supervisor.
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
August 24, 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): 
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Posting Email Contact: 
histapps@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Dr. Sofie Lachapelle Chair, History slachap@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.