TA205183- Winter 2022-BOT*1200 Plants and Human Use

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: 
BOT*1200
Course Name: 
Plants and Human Use
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
This course will examine past and present interactions between humans and plants with emphasis on major changes in civilization and cultures as a result of these interactions. The approach will be to consider several case studies of how unique structural and chemical properties of various plant organs have played a role in their use by humans.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
150
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
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
Conducting course evaluations in courses other than the one in which you hold a GTA position.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
Must have taken courses in plant science, have familiarity in plant anatomy, plant physiology and botany concepts
Preferred Qualifications: 
Good command of English communication and writing skills. Proficient in use of Microsoft Excel
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
LEC Tues, Thur 08:30AM - 09:50AM
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: 
Course instructor is Gale Bozzo; applications will be accepted by the Graduate Program Administrator 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).