TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

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Date of Posting:  March 1, 2017

 

Hiring Unit & Address:  Biology Department

Stewart Biology Bldg., Room W4/1

Application Deadline Date:  March 31, 2017

Course Title:  Essential Biology

 

Course Number:  BIOL 115 (Fall)

 

Instructor:  Sarah Woolley/Jackie Vogel

Hours of Work: (per term)   180

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate):  1

Date of Appointment

 

Starting:  September 3, 2017

 

Ending:  December 16, 2017

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $28.61

 

Per Term:  $5149.80

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 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. Sarah Woolley

 

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.