TA221204- Fall 2022-CIS*6020 Artificial Intelligence

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
School of Computer Science
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: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
Course Name: 
Artificial Intelligence
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
(Information Systems)
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
Attending Lectures
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Invigilating Exams
Required Qualifications: 
• As per the Collective Agreement, must be enrolled as a student in the Fall 2022 semester. • Must have excellent organizational, time management and communications skills. Must be available to attend and conduct scheduled office hours throughout the entire semester, attend weekly meetings, if applicable, as assigned by the instructor. • Must have excellent writing skills (as evidenced by peer reviewed publications) and be able to effectively critique student assignments in writing. • Must have excellent verbal communications skills (as evidenced by a history of presentations at various venues). • Must have strong familiarity with the principles of Academic Integrity. • Must provide evidence of competence in data management in a Unix environment, including: (a) the ability to load and manipulate structured text data, including delimited files, using the Python programming language, (b) the ability to manage files and directories on Unix system, (c) control processes and (d) transfer files. • Given the shift towards online and hybrid course structures, all teaching assistants are required to maintain an internet connection strong enough to perform the duties required of their position during the duration of their contract. Potential TAs should apply with the understanding that a need to adapt to changing teaching situations may be required within the duration of the semester. • To help us facilitate instructor-TA interactions and pairings, please include your anticipated timezone in your application information.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
See Webadvisor for more details
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): 
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
Joshua Lange Instructional Support Coordinator jlange@uoguelph.ca

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 CUPE 3913 (email contact: president@cupe3913.on.ca).