TA220188- Fall 2022-IDEV*2100 Research in International Development

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
International Development Studies
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: 
IDEV*2100
Course Name: 
Research in International Development
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
The University of Guelph has vaccination and masking policies that may be altered with limited notice depending on COVID-19 circumstances and advice from government, public health authorities, and prevailing science. Currently, the vaccination policy is paused and masking will be paused as of July 1, 2022 (https://news.uoguelph.ca/2022/06/covid-19-update-masking-update-and-classes-on-campus-this-fall/). With the evolving nature of the pandemic, public health measures may resume with little advance notice to address the health risks. Should this occur, vaccinations will be required. The U of G’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy can be found here (https://news.uoguelph.ca/covid-19/vaccination/). More COVID-related information can be found here (https://news.uoguelph.ca/covid-19/faculty-and-staff/)
Projected Class Enrolment: 
50
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
Meetings
Grading
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
Graduate student in international development or related areas with substantial knowledge of development studies and advanced familiarity with one or more social science disciplines, such as Geography, Capacity Development, Anthropology, Sociology or Political Science, as they relate to the development field. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. High degree of initiative with ability to self-manage and meet deadlines. Detail-oriented and highly organized. NOTE: Applicants must include a cover letter and resume which provides details and examples of how they meet each required and preferred qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Preference will be given to graduate students currently registered in a PhD program. Preference will be given to students who have lived experience working in marginalized communities and/or the Global South.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Lectures: Tuesday/Thursday 10:00-11:20am
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): 
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
ids@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
GIDS Administrative Assistant, ids@uoguelph.ca

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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).