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: Mathematical Models in Biology

 

Course Number:  BIOL 309 (Fall)

 

Instructor:  Prof. Leon Glass

Hours of Work: (per term)  90

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 1

 

Date of Appointment

 

Starting:  September 3 2017

 

Ending:  December 16, 2017

 

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $28.61

 

Per Term:  $2574.90

Required Duties:

- Run a tutorial 2x/week (3 hrs. total)

- Meet with students individually to help with problems

- Grade homework and help with grading of tests and papers

- Invigilate final exam

 -Post solutions to homework problems and tests

 -Maintain a spreadsheet with grades for tests and assignments

Qualifications Required:

- Knowledge of nonlinear mathematics (nonlinear difference equations, qualitative theory of ordinary differential equations, fractals)

- Familiarity with some area of biology

- Good interaction with students

 

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant):

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. L. Glass

 

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.