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TA159918- Fall 2020-ENGL*2740*DE Children's Literature
Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit:
GTA, Unit 1
School of English and Theatre Studies
Semester(s) of Assignment(s):
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period:
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:
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:
Other Duties Described:
The above to be determined at meeting with the Instructor.
Applicant must be enrolled as an MA or PhD student in the humanities and have excellent analytical and writing skills.
MA in English or PhD in Literary Studies in progress.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required:
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date):
September 8, 2020
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:
Hiring Contact Information:
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Dr. Martha Nandorfy, Acting Director, SETS at mnandorf@ 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.