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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:  Neural Basis of Behaviour


Course Number: BIOL 306 (Fall)


Instructors: Prof.  Alanna Watt & Staff

Hours of Work: (per term)  180


Number of TA positions available (estimate): 2


Approx. Date of Appointment


Starting:  September 4, 2018


Ending:  December 14, 2018




Hourly rate:  $29.33


Per Term:  $5279.40

Required Duties:

- Attends lectures in BIOL 306

- Grades midterms 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 2019 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. A. Watt


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.