JOB POSTING
Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207

Earth Sciences
Position Title: TEACHING ASSISTANT
   
Course: ERSC 3P99
   
Course Details: EERSC 3P99 FIELD CAMP-SOLID EARTH
Start 2013-04-25     End 2013-05-04
Daily for 10 consecutive days.
   
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 80 hours per section. Duties and responsibilities will be in accordance with Article 22 of the Collective Agreement. Assist Instructor in all aspects of geological field school including field trips, daily driving to field sites, instruction on geological field mapping techniques (ie. strike and dip measurements) and supervising field mapping projects and airphoto mapping excercise. In addition, duties will also include occasional evaluation of students' fieldwork techniques and assistance in marking map and final reports; chaperone duties.
 
Qualifications:
Qualification #1 - BSc in Earth Sciences (or equivalent*), geological field mapping and report writing experience.
Qualification #2 - Experience in teaching geological field school (or equivalent*) an asset.
Qualification #3 - Valid Ontario Drivers Licence (Class G minimum).
Qualification #4 - Demonstrated leadership and maturity and commitment to health and safety among university undergraduates.
(*equivalency to be determined by instructor)
 
Applications:
Applications will be accepted until 2013-04-05

Applications should include a cover letter, a current resume, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date.

Dr. Francine McCarthy, Chair
Department of Earth Sciences
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
 
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:
Late or incomplete applications will not be considered after the Job Posting expiry date.
 
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