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Date of Posting: March 5, 2018


Hiring Unit & Address: Biology Department,

Stewart Biology Bldg., Room N7/9A


Application Deadline Date:  April 5, 2018


Course Title: Cell and Molecular Laboratory


Course Number: BIOL 301 (Fall)


Instructors:  Profs. H. Zheng/R. Reyes-Lamothe/Paul Harrison

Hours of Work: (per term) 180


Number of TA positions available (estimate): 14

Date of Appointment


Starting: September 4, 2018


Ending: December 21, 2018



Hourly rate: $29.33

Per Term: $5279.40

Required Duties:

Hiring conditional to availability for attending the pre-lab orientation meeting on Friday, September 7th 2018 and the weekly Friday meetings at 9h30 in N4/2.

- Lead 1 six-hour lab per week

- Prepare pre-lab talk for every 4th  lab in rotation with 3 other demonstrators

- Hold tutorial every 4th week in rotation with 3 other demonstrators

- Grade 14 lab reports each week

- Grade a midterm question or a final exam question

- Attend pre-lab orientation (45 minutes/week) at 9h30 Friday September 7th  2018 in N4/2

- Attend weekly TA meetings: every Friday at 9h30 (September 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23 2018) in N4/2

 - Hold 1 two-hour review session prior to final exam

Qualifications Required:

- Undergraduate degree in biology, biochemistry, microbiology or other related field

- Knowledge of basic biochemistry, molecular biology, bioinformatics and fluorescent microscopy

- Must have completed WHMIS training within the past 3 years


Language requirements (if relevant):  English


Name and Title of Course Supervisor: Prof. H. Zheng


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.