TA227940- Fall 2022-DTM*1300 Turf Soil Principles

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Plant Agriculture
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: 
N/A
Course Details
Course Number: 
DTM*1300
Course Name: 
Turf Soil Principles
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
24
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
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Meetings
Grading
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
Conducting course evaluations in courses other than the one in which you are a graduate Teaching Assistant.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
In depth knowledge of soil science and turf management including soil physical properties, chemical properties and soil water. Knowledge of and experience in the golf course industry is required. Excellent writing skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills and experience leading discussion groups is required. Must be available Monday from 1:30-3:30 to conduct the lab.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Soil's background
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Lecture times are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Laboratory times are Friday 11:00 AM - 12:50 PM
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
September 1, 2022 to December 31, 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): 
Sunday, September 11, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
papost@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Mike Van Beek is the instructor for this course

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