Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207

Course: GEOG 3P13
Course Details:
Start 2013-09-01     End 2013-12-31
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.
The nominal workload for this position is 60 hours per section. Duties and responsibilities will be in accordance with Article 22 of the Collective Agreement.
a) Must be enrolled in or have completed a postgraduate degree or have completed a Honours Degree in Physical Geography or equivalent*. If vacancies remain, students enrolled in an Honours Program (completed 13 or more credits) in Physical Geography or equivalent* will be considered.
b) Completion of 4 full credits in Physical Geography with an overall average of 75% or higher in all Physical Geography courses completed is required (or equivalent*).
c) Completion of the course for which the applicant wishes to be a teaching assistant with a final grade of 75% or higher in that course (or equivalent*).
d) Demonstrated successful undergraduate teaching experience.
e) Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

*Equivalency will be determined by the course instructor. Applicant must make a case that their qualifications are equivalent to those required above.
Applications will be accepted until 2013-07-31

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

Dr. Phillip Mackintosh, Chair
Geography, MC C321
Brock University
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 -
Additional Comments:
For office use only: 2013-07-10 - #6509 - Approved