TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

│McGill University is Committed to Equity in Employment▓

Date of Posting :   April 15, 2017

 

Hiring Unit & Address:  Biology Department

Stewart Biology Bldg., Room W4/1

 

Application Deadline Date:  May 15, 2017

 

Course Title:  Cell Biology and Metabolism

 

Course Number:  BIOL 201 (Winter)

 

Instructor:  Prof. G. Brouhard

Hours of Work: (per term)  90

 

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 3

Date of Appointment

 

Starting:  January 8, 2018

 

Ending:  April 30, 2018

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $29.33

 

Per Term:  $2639.70

Required Duties:

Both TAs

- Participate in course administration

- Grade exams and assignments

- Schedule office hours for students (one on one by appointment)

- Invigilate midterm; attend final exam

- Manage online discussion boards

 

 

First TA

- Explain experimental design and problem-solving

- Leads small-group discussions

 

Second TA

- Leads conferences/tutorials/review sessions

 

 

Qualifications Required:

- Strong knowledge of cell biology

- Excellent communication skills essential

- Strong knowledge of biochemistry

- Preference given to students with offices on the downtown campus

 

Language requirements (if relevant):

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor: Prof. G. Brouhard

 

Dept. Authorization:

 

Date:

 

NOTE: All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form provided, to the appropriate Hiring Unit within ten (10) working days from the close of the posting.

NOTE: Announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrolments.