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TA208457- Winter 2022-POLS*2300 01 Canadian Government and Politics
Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit:
GTA, Unit 1
Semester(s) of Assignment(s):
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period:
Canadian Government and Politics
See Course Calendar
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:
Other Duties Described:
Other Duties: Completion of the following online training courses (if not yet completed) via CourseLink: 1) Worker Health & Safety Awareness Training (1 hour) 2) AODA course (Accessible Service Provision Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) (1 hour) 3) Making Education Accessible (1 hour).
Applicant must be enrolled as an MA or PhD student and have a BA in Political Science or a related field. Priority for GTAs goes to students with at least one semester of GTA eligibility remaining (as set out in the Department's Offer of Admission).
Knowledgeable in the course matter, relevant and successful GTA experience, excellent writing skills.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required:
Mon., Wed., Fri., 9:30 am ALEX 200
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date):
January 6, 2022
May 2, 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):
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Posting Email Contact:
Hiring Contact Information:
Renée Tavascia, Graduate Program Assistant, MAJ Political Science and Criminology MacKinnon building, Room 523, 5th Floor University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Email: email@example.com
At the University of Guelph, fostering a
culture of inclusion
is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. For more information, the
Office of Diversity and Human Rights (DHR)
is a welcoming, safe and confidential one-stop shop for information, training and support on issues relating to diversity and human rights on our campus.
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
(email contact: firstname.lastname@example.org).