TA244554- Winter 2023-PHYS*2340, 2310 Computational Assignments in 2 courses

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Physics
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Winter 2023
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Yes
Course Details
Course Number: 
PHYS*2340, 2310
Course Name: 
Computational Assignments in 2 courses
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: 
70
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: 
Yes
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
Other Duties Described: 
This position will help facilitate computational activities across two second year courses. You will be responsible for providing student support hours, grading assignments and providing feedback and corresponding regularly with Dr. Mike Massa. MANDATORY in-person GTA meeting will take place the first week of the semester within business hours. Date & time will be communicated prior to the start of your contract.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
BSc in Physics. Experience with Python (preferrably Python 3) Familiarity with linux machines and multiple platforms /operating systems.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Demonstrated success in one on one tutoring, student advising at the upper year levels. Familiarity with courses at the second year level of a Physics Major. Previous experience preparing and delivering small class seminars. Previous experience developing course materials.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
flexible MANDATORY in-person GTA meeting will take place the first week of the semester within business hours. Date & time will be communicated prior to the start of your contract.
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 5, 2023 to May 2, 2023
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): 
Friday, December 9, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
phys0285@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Rachel Baker, Administrative Officer Department of Physics, CEPS MacNaughton Room 210 Tel: 519-821-4120 ext 52262

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