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Date of Posting:  June 18, 2018


Hiring Unit & Address: Biology Department,

Stewart Biology Bldg. N7/9A


Application Deadline Date: July 10, 2018


Course Title: Molecular Biology


Course Number:  BIOL 200


Instructor:  contact: Ken Hastings

instructors: R. Reyes-Lamothe, M. Hendricks, P. Lasko, M. Zetka, K. Hastings

Hours of Work: (per term) 


Number of TA positions available (estimate):



Date of Appointment 


Starting:  Sept. 4, 2018


Ending:    Dec. 14, 2018




Hourly rate:  $29.33


Per Term:   $2639.70

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 invigilating and viewing session.


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: R. Reyes-Lamothe, M. Hendricks, P. Lasko, 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.