TA207789- Winter 2022-DTM*4000 Turf Management III

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: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
Course Name: 
Turf Management III
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
An advanced course dealing with topics of managing turfgrasses for high maintenance uses such as golf courses and sports fields, with particular emphasis on abiotic and biotic stresses and integrated pest management.
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: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Invigilating Exams
Other Duties Described: 
Conducting course evaluations in courses other than the one in which you hold a GTA position.
Required Qualifications: 
An understanding of integrated pest management practices (with an emphasis on pathology) as related to turfgrass management, specifically.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Knowledge of the turfgrass industry and the various sectors within.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Lectures: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Laboratories are W 2:30 PM - 4:20 PM and W 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
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): 
Monday, December 6, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
Dr. Katerina Jordan is the instructor; applications will be accepted by the Graduate Program Administrator in Plant Agriculture

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