TA219934- Fall 2022-MBG*3040 Molecular Biology of the Gene

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2022
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Some
Course Details
Course Number: 
MBG*3040
Course Name: 
Molecular Biology of the Gene
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
126
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
Preparation
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
Candidates must have completed a number of senior undergraduate (or graduate) courses in both genetics and molecular biology. Candidates must have knowledge of molecular genetics including genome structure, gene expression, genetic regulation and recombinant DNA technology. Excellent verbal, written, organization and interpersonal skills are required. Preference will also be given to candidates who have previously graded genetics and molecular biology exams, reports, or essays. By applying for this TA position, you are agreeing to be available on campus to complete all assigned duties as determined by the instructor(s), available to attend all mandatory meetings, the dates for invigilating and grading the midterm, and available until the end of the contract to grade final reports/essays.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
See WebAdvisor.
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
September 6, 2022 to December 23, 2022
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GTA $43.73/hr; $6125.96/semester effective 2022/23
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
mcbpost@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Cate Mennega, Administrative Officer, Science Complex Room 4479, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph ON N1G 2W1 TEL: 519-824-4120 ext. 53930.

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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).