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.

 

Application Deadline Date: April 5, 2018

 

Course Title: Evolution and Society

 

Course Number:  BIOL 436

 

Instructor:  E. Abouheif, S. Reader

Hours of Work: (per term)  : 45

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 1

 

Date of Appointment

 

Starting:  September 4

 

Ending:   December 14

 

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $29.33

 

Per Term:  $1319.85

Required Duties:

- Grades term papers (take-home assignments and exams) during the course and provides feedback to students.

- Grades oral presentations by students and provides feedback.

- Grades discussion sessions and questions, may play a role in leading discussions.

- Reads required literature.

- Attends relevant lectures.

- Attends orientation, progress, grading and course evaluation meetings.

- Monitors online discussion boards as necessary, responds to student enquiries.

- Compiles attendance and grades.

 

Qualifications Required:

- Training in evolutionary biology, ideally also societal impacts of evolutionary thinking.

- Familiarity with course material

- Experience in scientific writing and providing feedback on scientific papers

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant): - Excellent spoken and written English is essential. Spoken and written French is not required but a strength.  

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor: Prof E. Abouheif; Prof.  S. Reader

 

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.