TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

│McGill University is Committed to Equity in Employment▓

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:  Evolution

 

Course Number:  BIOL 304 (Fall)

 

Instructor:  Prof. Graham Bell

Hours of Work: (per term)  90

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 2

 

Approx. Date of Appointment

 

Starting:  September 4, 2018

 

Ending:  December 14, 2018

 

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $29.33

Per Term:  $2639.70

Required Duties:

- Attends lectures (optional but recommended for new TAs)

- Attends and participates in laboratory classes and assists in setting up and taking down material

- Organizes review sessions in advance of exams

- Schedules 1 hour per week of office hours for students

- Coordinates grading of exams and transmits grades to instructor

- Grades weekly laboratory exercises and midterm and final lecture exams

- Handles requests for regarding of exams

- Handles requests to inspect exams until last regrades have been submitted.

- Maintains course web site

 

Qualifications Required:

- Must have completed BIOL 304 or equivalent

- Must have completed two other advanced courses in ecology, genetics and/or evolution

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant):

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. G. Bell

 

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.