TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

│McGill University is Committed to Equity in Employment▓

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:  Herpetology

 

Course Number:  BIOL 427 (Fall)

 

Instructor:  David Green

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:

- Lab setup and take-down for 10 labs ; find appropriate specimens in the collection; lab cleanup

- Answers questions during lab period

- Must be available to students for questions and give students access to specimens for the week preceding the lab exam

- Accompanies the class and assists during an afternoon field trip

- Attends all seminar sessions

- Assists the course supervisor in preparing and administering the lab exam

- Provides an evaluation of each student seminar

- Assists in marking quizzes and the lab exam

 

Qualifications Required:

- Knowledge of organismal biology, ecology, and/or systematics.

- Familiarity with and knowledge of amphibians and reptiles

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant):

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. D. Green

 

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.

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