TA274706- Winter 2024-UNIV*6800 University Teaching: Theory and Practice

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Office of Teaching & Learning
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Winter 2024
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: 
University Teaching: Theory and Practice
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
Applicants may be invited to an interview. Applicants are encouraged to provide contact information for a least two references as additional evidence of subject area knowledge, teaching effectiveness, and other qualifications. 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 and masking policies are paused but may resume with little advance notice to address the health risks. Should this occur, vaccinations will be required. You can choose to submit proof of vaccination before your start date. The University of Guelph has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and provides more Information about COVID-19 for Faculty and Staff.
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: 
Attending Lectures
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Other Duties Described: 
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Training may be required if not previously completed. If you have not already done so, please upload your certificates of completion to your Profile.
Required Qualifications: 
Successful candidate will be enrolled as a Graduate student at the University of Guelph. The candidate must have successfully completed a minimum of four workshops offered by the Office of Teaching and Learning. Strong communication skills, experience teaching and grading and knowledge of CourseLink are also required.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Candidate has held at minimum two prior GTA/GSA positions and has experience with course and assessment design.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Tuesdays 8:30 - 11:20
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 4, 2024 to April 30, 2024
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, November 10, 2023
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
Sara Fulmer

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All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada specifically at the University of Guelph before applying for an academic work assignment. All successful applicants must reside in Ontario and must be able to attend on-campus in-person meetings as required.

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).