TA160093- Fall 2020, Winter 2021-VETM*3070 Veterinary Anatomy

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Biomedical Sciences
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2020
Winter 2021
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Some
Course Details
Course Number: 
VETM*3070
Course Name: 
Veterinary Anatomy
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The duties and responsibilities will involve a mix of online and face-to-face teaching. 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: 
120
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: 
2
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
2
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Preparation
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
Working with live animals, large and small, as well as leading student dissections of cadavers. There are 2 GTA positions and one of the GTA's will need to be able to work with live animals.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
Enrolled as a graduate student. Please list relevant courses completed and your marks. Either/ Or: (At least one of the 2 GTA's will need to be able to work with live animals) 1. A thorough knowledge of the topographical and regional anatomy of the dog, cat, horse and cow. Ability to demonstrate on live animals and be able to demonstrate dissection of cadavers. 2. A thorough knowledge of the anatomy of the dog, and cat plus be able to demonstrate dissection of cadavers.
Preferred Qualifications: 
DVM degree. Knowledge of anatomy of other mammals. Completed Human or Mammalian Anatomy courses.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
DVM Schedule Handbook
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
September 1, 2020 to December 22, 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): 
Monday, August 17, 2020
Posting Email Contact: 
ovcsas.tasessional@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Holly Illman operations Manager, Biomedical Sciences illmanh@uoguelph.ca 519-824-4120 ext. 94511

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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.