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Date of Posting:  March 10 2019


Hiring Unit & Address: Biology Department,

Stewart Biology Bldg. N7/9A


Application Deadline Date: April 10 2019


Course Title: Molecular Biology


Course Number:  BIOL 200 (Sections 1 and 2)


Instructor:  contact: Ken Hastings

instructors: T. Bureau, R. Roy, M. Zetka, K. Hastings

Hours of Work: (per term)   90


Number of TA positions available (estimate): 1



Approx. Date of Appointment


Starting:  September 3 2019


Ending:  Dec 13, 2019




Hourly rate:  TBA


Per Term: 

Required Duties:


Coordinate and deliver FRezCa tutorial sessions. This involves receiving suggested tutorial problems from Section 1 and Section 2 Instructors on a weekly basis, posting the Section 1 and Section 2 weekly FRezCa problem sets on the MyCourses course website, being present at FRezCa tutorial sessions to assist students working on the problems, managing the FRezCa "hardware" (T-shirts and table cards), and overseeing undergraduate TEAM mentors who will assist in tutorial delivery. FrezCa sessions are two hours duration (10 and - noon in 2017) held twice weekly (Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2017) during the term. One additional session is held during the final exam period as a course content review session. Participation in monitoring mid-term exam viewing session. Participate in start-of-term and end-of-term teaching team meetings.


Qualifications Required:

Comprehensive understanding of molecular biology. This should be a graduate student working on a molecular biology project and who has previously done well in BIOL 200 or equivalent.



Language requirements (if relevant): English fluency.


Name and Title of Course Supervisor: contact: Ken Hastings

instructors: T. Bureau, R. Roy, M. Zetka, K. Hastings


Dept. Authorization:




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.