TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

ŇMcGill University is Committed to Equity in EmploymentÓ

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):

1

 

Date of Appointment 

 

Starting:  Sept. 4, 2018

 

Ending:    Dec. 14, 2018

 

Salary  

 

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:

 

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.