TA207055- Winter 2022-CIS*2910 Discrete Structures in Computing II

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
UTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
School of Computer Science
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: 
CIS*2910
Course Name: 
Discrete Structures in Computing II
Course Format: 
Other
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
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/). 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. Due to the dynamic nature of the response to the novel coronavirus moving into the upcoming semester, the following additional requirements and information are imposed: * Course format: When applying for this work assignment, please be aware that the course is being delivered in a format conducive to the current guidance of the provincial and federal government. Courses offered in-class may be required to pivot to alternate delivery format in the case that requirements placed on the University and its employees by public health bodies, local, provincial and federal governments necessitate such a mid-semester transition. Should this occur, TAs will be required to continue to support the course in its alternate format. * Location/Availability: Work location will vary based on current guidance. Applicants must be aware of this and available to support a course in formats such as: Distance Education, in-person, or alternative delivery format. At the time of this posting, the guidance from provincial and federal bodies indicates an alternative or DE format is likely. Applicants should indicate their availability for each scenario, if possible. * Should conditions change and requirements are placed on the University and its employees by public health bodies, local, provincial, and federal governments, courses posted as ‘In-Class’ may have to switch to an alternative delivery format (see https://opened.uoguelph.ca/academic-continuity). By applying to this work assignment, you are agreeing to fulfill the duties in the mode of delivery posted and switch as required. The University’s COVID-19 website(https://www.uoguelph.ca/covid19/) provides important information about campus protocols and guidelines for those working on campus.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
197
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
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
• As per the Collective Agreement, must be enrolled as a graduate student in the Winter 2022 semester. • Demonstrated knowledge of the subject area: Sequences & Sums, Induction, Solving Recurrences, Permutations & Combinations, Finite Probability, Trees & Graphs. • Must have excellent written skills and be able to effectively critique and edit written works. • The ability to communicate computer science concepts to students effectively, both in written form and verbally. • Must be available to attend and conduct scheduled office hours throughout the entire semester, attend weekly meetings, and be available to moderate online forums, if applicable, as assigned by the instructor. • Must be available to invigilate the sit-down written final exam. • Normally, the completion of an undergraduate degree in Computer Science. • Having taken this or similar course with an A grade, or previous successful experience supporting this or similar course.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
See duties and qualifications above, as well as WebAdvisor for lecture and lab days and times.
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 6, 2022 to May 2, 2022
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
UTA $27.15/hr 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: 
socspost@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Joshua Lange Instructional Support Coordinator jlange@uoguelph.ca

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