TA205782- Winter 2022-CROP*3300 Grain Crops

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: 
CROP*3300
Course Name: 
Grain Crops
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
60
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
Attending Lectures
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties Described: 
No formal labs or seminars but may be needed to monitor class forums Teaching assistant (TA) will be required to attend synchronous remote lectures by the instructor (and invited presenters); take attendance, record the presentations, monitor classroom chat, and run the audience response software in class. An individual with technical savvy and experience with Zoom and Teams platform. TA will monitor student chat and/or emails and provide technical assistance to students taking in-class quizzes and outside of class for submitting assignments and final exam etc. in course link.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
Master’s student with B.Sc. degree. PhD student with M.Sc. degree.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Master’s or Doctoral candidate student with a background in Plant Sciences and strong communication skills. Facilitation and team management experience preferred.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
LEC Tues, Thur 10:00AM - 11:20AM
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. Helen Booker is the instructor of this course. Applications will be accepted by the Plant Agriculture Graduate Program Administrator

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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).