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TA160407- Fall 2020-HORT*3150 Principles Plant Propogation
Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit:
GTA, Unit 1
Semester(s) of Assignment(s):
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period:
Principles Plant Propogation
See Course Calendar
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 (specify below)
Other Duties Described:
The teaching assistant will be responsible for preparing materials and overseeing the lab component of this course under the supervision of the instructor. This will include maintaining greenhouse materials, giving brief introductory lab talks, helping students conduct lab assignments, and grading their work. The TA may also be asked to help with other grading if time permits. Conducting Course Evaluations in a course other than the one in which you are a Graduate Teaching Assistant.
The candidate should have a broad background in plant propagation including seed propagation, cuttings, grafting, etc. Experience with more advanced techniques (micropropagation) would be an asset.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required:
Monday, Wednesday 10:30am-11:20am Laboratory Time: Wednesday and Friday 12:30PM - 03:20PM
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date):
September 1, 2020
December 24, 2020
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment):
GTA $42.52/hr; $5954.98/semester 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:
Dr. Max Jones is the instructor of this course.
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