TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

│McGill University is Committed to Equity in Employment▓

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:  Introduction to Ecology & Evolution

 

Course Number:  BIOL 215 (Fall)

 

Instructor:  Profs. Neil Price & Catherine Potvin

Hours of Work: (per term)   90  (preferred, but 180 possible)                                                    

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 6  (90 hrs)  (or if necessary: 3 positions of 180 hrs )

Date of Appointment

 

Starting: September 3, 2017

 

Ending:  December 16, 2017

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $28.61

 

Per Term: $2574.90 (90hrs) or $5149.80 (180hrs)

Required Duties:

Must attend the first general TA meeting to be held before class begins.

- Grade student take-home assignments

- Grade midterm and final exams

- Attend some lectures

- Conduct tutorials

- Administer course website

 

Qualifications Required:

- Background in ecology and/or evolution.

- Basic knowledge of myCourses for handling assignment submissions, editing course content, entering grades, participating in discussions, etc..

- Provide a list and brief description of relevant courses taken

 

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant):

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. N. Price

 

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.