TA205755- Winter 2022-SOAN*3130 Protest, Resistance, and Collective Action

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Sociology and Anthropology
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: 
Protest, Resistance, and Collective Action
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
: 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: 
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
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
Preparation will include doing the readings that the students are assigned + viewing any audio or video recordings that are assigned.There may also be a need to attend or view some of the lectures (half will be done remotely and recorded). Optional: giving a guest presentation (approximately 20 -30 minutes) and leading a discussion on a topic related to the course, flowing from the GTA's own research. Hours will be allotted for preparation, the amount of hours to be worked out together when we plan the use of hours.
Required Qualifications: 
Background in Sociological Theory
Preferred Qualifications: 
having taken a course at undergrad or grad level focused on social movements or political sociology OR grad work (either the comprehensive exam, MRP, thesis, or dissertation) focused on social movements
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Tue/Thu 1:00-2:20
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
November 15, 2021 to March 15, 2022
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GTA $42.73/hr; $5984.76/semester effective 2020/21
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Friday, December 3, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
Graduate Program Assistant Department of Sociology and Anthropology

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