TA202773- Winter 2022-ENVS*3060 Groundwater

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
School of Environmental Sciences
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Winter 2022
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Some
Course Details
Course Number: 
ENVS*3060
Course Name: 
Groundwater
Course Format: 
Other
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
IMPORTANT NOTE: U of G will progress its return to more conventional course delivery and offer in-person instruction for most courses in Winter 2022 in line with the Provost’s letter of Oct 18, 2021(https://news.uoguelph.ca/2021/10/update-on-plans-for-winter-2022-semester/). Compliance with the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (https://www.uoguelph.ca/hr/staff-faculty-hr-policies-support-staff/713-covid-19-vaccination-policy) will continue to be required.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
100
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: 
No
Number of Available 0.5 (70 hour) Work Assignments: 
1
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: 
1
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Office Hours
Preparation
Student Consultation
Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
Quiz and assignment preparation.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
The successful candidate will have a general understanding of the physical and chemical processes that operate in the groundwater and unsaturated zones under natural and human-induced conditions, and the interrelations between the groundwater regime and the other components of the hydrological cycle.
Preferred Qualifications: 
The preferred candidate will have a sound knowledge of groundwater and soil physics and have taken at least one undergraduate course in groundwater or soil physics. Instructional and field experience, as well as current graduate level research, in groundwater and soil physics, especially in groundwater-related calculations would be an asset.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
As per WebAdvisor and in discussion with instructor.
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 6, 2022 to May 2, 2022
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GTA $42.94/hr; $6014.68/semester effective 2021/22
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
seshr@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Dr. Paul Sibley, Director, School of Environmental Sciences, Email:psibley@uoguelph.ca

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. For more information, the Office of Diversity and Human Rights (DHR) is a welcoming, safe and confidential one-stop shop for information, training and support on issues relating to diversity and human rights on our campus.

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 (email contact: president@cupe3913.on.ca).