TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

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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:  Neural Basis of Behaviour

 

Course Number: BIOL 306 (Fall)

 

Instructor: Profs.  J. Dent/J. Sakata

Hours of Work: (per term)  135

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 2

 

Date of Appointment

 

Starting:  September 3, 2017

 

Ending:  December 16, 2017

 

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $28.61

 

Per Term:  $3862.35

Required Duties:

- Attends lectures in BIOL 306

- Grades midterm and final exams

- Conducts review sessions before the midterms & final exam (approximately 6 hours/semester)

- Conducts exam viewing sessions (approximately 6 hours/semester, including 2 hours in early January 2016 after the final exam)

 

Qualifications Required:

- Thorough comprehension of the course material

- In particular, extensive working knowledge of Neurophysiology is essential

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required. TA will need to interface frequently with professors to relay information about grading, exams, students, etc. TA will need to conduct review sessions with large groups of undergraduate students.

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant):

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. J. Dent

 

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.