TA205357- Winter 2022-VETM*4480 Comparative Medicine

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
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: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
Course Name: 
Comparative Medicine
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
This course will be delivered in-person and online F21: 0.25FTE; W22: 0.25FTE 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/). The University of Guelph has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement in place for everyone over the age of 12, including visitors. Please be advised that as of September 7 you may enter University of Guelph buildings and University-managed facilities only if you are vaccinated against COVID-19 and have proof of vaccination, or if you have an approved exemption. Exemptions will be approved only on the grounds of medical requirement or religion/creed, and information about process and forms are linked from the COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ page: https://news.uoguelph.ca/2019-novel-coronavirus-information/covid-19-vaccination-faqs/#mandatory-vaccination. Exemption requests should be made as soon as possible as they may take some time to process. Individuals who have an approved exemption must receive a negative COVID-19 rapid test result no earlier than 72 hours before accessing our facilities, a minimum of twice per week for ongoing access. You must abide by the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement and follow all U of G COVID-19 safety protocolshttps://news.uoguelph.ca/return-to-campuses/practices/. If you have any questions, plea se contact your supervisor. Please contact Brandon Lillie, blillie@uoguelph.ca should you like to discuss the options for the delivery of this course. The Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) is committed to ensuring that our students are provided with a high standard of teaching excellence. Part of this commitment is the distribution of Teaching Assistant resources to course sections in a fair and transparent manner. Please visit the following link for more information: https://uoguelphca.sharepoint.com/sites/OVCAcademic/SitePages/GTA-Allocations-@-OVC.aspx See: Help for Unit 2 Article 14.10(d): Distribution of TA Resources Across Courses (https://www.uoguelph.ca/sessional_ta/faq/help-unit-2-article-1410d-distribution-ta-resources-across-courses ) and contact your FASR Consultant with questions.
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: 
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Invigilating Exams
Other Duties Described: 
This 0.5 (70-hours) appointment will be 0.25 in the fall and 0.25 in the Winter semester.
Required Qualifications: 
DVM and knowledge in small animal medicine, including avian and exotic species, excellent computer skills, excellent communication
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
As per DVM Schedule. Please note, TA’s might be expected to work outside of class/lab times.
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
September 6, 2021 to April 29, 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): 
Monday, November 29, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
Jamie Campbell, Operations Manager - Pathobiology, jamie.campbell@uoguelph.ca

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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).