TA205181- Winter 2022-AGR*4600 Agriculture and Food Issues Problem Solving

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Plant Agriculture
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: 
N/A
Course Details
Course Number: 
AGR*4600
Course Name: 
Agriculture and Food Issues Problem Solving
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
140
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: 
4
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: 
4
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Preparation
Student Consultation
Attending Lectures
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Meetings
Grading
Other Duties Described: 
TA’s will be responsible for: reviewing the current course case studies in preparation for consultation/feedback with their assigned students and groups. attend specified topic lectures, monitor correspondence, and have office contact hours with their designated students and groups. attend weekly class administration meetings for course content update and protocol changes, be required to read, interpret and evaluate/mark individual and group case reports based on class rubrics
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
previous GTA experience, experience in grading written work, experience in organizing events
Preferred Qualifications: 
background in agriculture and/or food is preferred
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
LEC Mon, Wed 02:30PM - 03:50PM
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 10, 2022 to April 30, 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): 
Friday, December 3, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
papost@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Dr. Rene Van Acker and Dr. Vern Osborne are the instructors for the course; applications will be accepted by Graduate Program Assistant in Plant Agriculture

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