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TA211481- Winter 2022-ENVS*1060 DE Discovering Planet Earth
Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit:
GTA, Unit 1
School of Environmental Sciences
Semester(s) of Assignment(s):
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period:
Discovering Planet Earth
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.
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 (specify below)
Other Duties Described:
Preparation of multiple choice examination questions in consultation with the instructor.
The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of all basic geological principles. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
The successful candidate will currently be conducting graduate level research in geology.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required:
This course is distance education format; in discussion with instructor.
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):
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Posting Email Contact:
Hiring Contact Information:
Dr. Paul Sibley, School of Environmental Sciences, Bovey Building, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com).