TA158056- Fall 2020-CHEM*3750 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Chemistry
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: 
CHEM*3750
Course Name: 
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
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-class.   Courses offered in-class may be required to pivot to alternate delivery format in the case that requirements placed on the University and its employees by public health bodies, local, provincial and federal governments necessitate such a mid-semester transition. Should this occur, TAs will be required to continue to support the course in its alternate format.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
60
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: 
10
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
10
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Office Hours
Preparation
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
As assigned.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
Applicants must: Be enrolled in a graduate program in an area of synthetic chemistry (Organic, Inorganic, Main Group). Minimum one year of research experience conducting synthetic experiments at the graduate level. Excellent Spectroscopy skills (NMR, ATR_FTIR, GC, GC-MS, UV-VIS, Polarimetry). Excellent laboratory, hazardous waste management and housekeeping skills. Solid knowledge of the chemical literature. Experience with pyrophoric reagents, toxic gases, toxic/corrosive gases , Schlenk lines, inert atmosphere techniques. Have completed a B.Sc. degree in chemistry. Have experience demonstrating first year chemistry laboratories. (Chem 1040 and/or Chem 1050 or equivalent at another University) Have completed the required safety courses. Lab Safety Training (EHS), WHMIS Training (EHS), Worker Health & Safety Awareness (EHS). Must complete additional safety training as prescribed. Selection of successful candidates will be made in accordance with Article 11.04 of the CUPE 3913-1 collective agreement. Assignments to particular courses will be made in accordance with departmental needs and procedures.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Ph.D. Candidate in Synthetic Chemistry. Under "Other Experience Or Qualifications That May Be Applicable For This Work Assignment", please note any dates/times when you are NOT available to work, and the reasons, otherwise we will assume you are available anytime.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Mon/Tues 2:30-5:20, 7:00-9:50
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: 
chemjobs@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Adrian Schwan Acting Associate Chair Department of Chemistry University of Guelph Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Email: schwan@uoguelph.ca www.chemistry.uoguelph.ca

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