TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

│McGill University is Committed to Equity in Employment▓

Date of Posting:  March 5, 2018

 

Hiring Unit & Address:  Biology Department

Stewart Biology Bldg., Room N7/9A

Application Deadline Date:  April 5, 2018

Course Title:  Essential Biology

 

Course Number:  BIOL 115 (Fall)

 

Instructor:  Jackie Vogel

Hours of Work: (per term)   180

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate):  2

Approx. Date of Appointment:

 

Starting:  September 4, 2018

 

Ending:  December 14, 2018

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $29.33

 

Per Term:  $5279.40

Required Duties:

- Assists students in understanding course material

- Leads one-two 90 minute conferences each week

- Invigilates midterm exams

- Grades short answer questions that make up a portion of midterms and final exam

- Grades short written assignments

- Attends lectures 

 

 

Qualifications Required:

- Undergraduate degree in biology

- Ability to explain a broad range of biological concepts (including concepts in chemistry of biomolecules, basic statistics, cell/molecular biology, neuroscience, evolution) to introductory students

- Enthusiasm for teaching and commitment to student interaction and assistance

 

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant):

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. Jackie Vogel

 

Dept. Authorization:

 

Date:

 

NOTE: All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit by the Application deadline (see above).

NOTE: Announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrolments.