Graduate students at the University of Guelph eligible for employment in Unit 1 of Local 3913. Applicants must have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal). Strong background in biology; solid experience in ecological research under field conditions. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Solid background in experimental design. Proper use of statistics would be an asset. Experience teaching and supporting students in a virtual/remote context. By applying for this TA position, you are agreeing to be remotely available from the start of the contract (May 11, 2021) to complete all assigned duties, available to attend all virtual meetings, grade student submission, and be available to the end of the contract (October 14, 2021) for grading final projects.
Skills in taxonomic identification of flora and fauna of Ontario would be an asset. Knowledge of terrestrial invertebrate diversity and identification (e.g. to order or family level) would be an asset. Field experience in plant identification, invertebrate collection, acoustic field surveys, and mammal tracking would all be valuable. Experience conducting analysis in R would be an asset.