JOB POSTING - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207


Chemistry
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Position Title: COURSE COORDINATOR
 
Course: CHEM 2P21
 
Course Details: Principles of Bioorganic Chemistry
Start 2014-01-01 End 2014-04-30
Winter, D3
 
Compensation:
Teaching Assistant, Course Coordinator and Lab Demonstrator positions are paid according to the qualifications that the employee holds.

Employees who do NOT hold a 4-year honours degree or a 3-year pass degree will be paid the undergraduate rate - $1,133.00 per 60-hour appointment or $18.88 per hour.

Employees who hold a 4-year honours degree or a 3-year pass degree will be paid the graduate rate - $1,784.00 per 60-hour appointment or $29.73 per hour.

In cases where additional duties are required as part of a Teaching Assistant?s duties, these hours shall be compensated at the appropriate Teaching Assistant rate.
 
Duties:
The nominal workload for this position is 360 hours. Duties and responsibilities will be in accordance with Article 22 of the Collective Agreement. Under the direction of the course instructor, the incumbent shall oversee the laboratories for the course, perform regular inventories for the laboratories, be available for each lab section, give introductory talks before each laboratory section, instruct new demonstrators, instruct students on matters of laboratory safety and laboratory techniques, coordinate the demonstrators for the course, ensure the good running order of the laboratories and all equipment therein, manage the disposal of all chemical waste generated by the labs, prepare the necessary chemicals required by each lab, attend lectures as necessary, mark lab notebooks for lab demonstrators as templates for further marking, provide marking schemes and directions for lab demonstrators, be available at reasonable times to assist students with lab-related queries, and to assist with proctoring the final examination for the course. Participation in TA Orientation Day is recommended.
 
Qualifications:
Must have an Honors BSc in Chemistry and have work experience in organic chemistry as evidenced by CV. Must have previous experience in demonstrating organic laboratories and supervising other demonstrators. Must have leadership and organizational skills with ability to assign duties to demonstrators and troubleshoot in the laboratory setting. Safety is a major issue in these labs and the incumbent must be able to detect potential hazards and have the ability and skills to rapidly and appropriately deal with problems as they occur. Attendance at the Divisional Science Safety Seminar is a departmental requirement.
 
Applications:
Applications will be accepted until 2013-07-17 Applications should include a cover letter, a current resume, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date.

Please complete an application form available in the Department of Chemistry or online. BROCK STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THE MOST RECENT STATEMENT OF STANDING. Applications from non-Brock students should include a cover letter, a CV, a transcript, a list of 3 referees, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date. Forward applications to: Chair, Department of Chemistry, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1.

For further information:
Costa Metallinos, Chair
905-688-5550, X3848

Please Note:
If applicable, applicants are responsible for submitting their seniority date with their application. Applicants that don't include a seniority date will be assumed not to have one.

Positions listed on this posting are subject to course enrolments and budgetary approval.

As per Article 22.04 of the Collective Agreement:

- Graduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept an appointment in excess of an average of ten (10) hours per week over an academic term, in which she is enrolled as a full time student, without the prior permission of the Dean of Graduate Studies;
- Undergraduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept more than nine (9) Teaching Assistant appointments, or the equivalent of nine (9) Teaching Assistant appointments in any classification, per term minus the number of courses in which that student is currently enrolled;
- Part-time Graduate Students and Non-Students shall not accept any appointment which, taken together with all other appointments at the University, would cause the member to exceed the maximum number of regular hours (i.e. not overtime hours) allowable in a work week under the Employment Standards Act, as amended from time to time.

Permission to exceed the above mentioned workload limits should be obtained prior to application.

A Collective Agreement governs part-time Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Lab Demonstrator, Course Coordinator and Marker-Grader positions at Brock University. A hardcopy of the Agreement can be obtained from Human Resources or accessed on the Human Resources Web Site - www.brocku.ca/hr-ehs
 
Additional Comments:
 
For office use only: 2013-06-17 - #6018 - Approved
 
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