TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

ŇMcGill University is Committed to Equity in EmploymentÓ

Date of Posting:   April 1, 2019

 

Hiring Unit & Address:  Biology Department,

Stewart Biology Bldg., Room N7/9A

 

Application Deadline Date:  May 1, 2019

 

Course Title:  Basic Genetics

 

Course Number:  BIOL 202 (Winter)

 

Instructor:  Profs. N. Moon/T. Western/L. Nilson

Hours of Work: (per term)  180

 

Number of TA positions available:  5

Date of Appointment

Starting: January 6, 2020

Ending:  April 30, 2020

Salary

Hourly rate:  To be determined

 

Required Duties:

 

Must attend the first general TA meeting in early January  – date TBA

 

Leading conferences designed to clarify questions that arise after the lectures and deepening the understanding of the material by working with students on problem sets.  Conferences start the second week of lectures.

 

Read drafts of midterm and final exam questions, and check for errors and inconsistencies.  Grading of written midterm and/or exam questions may be required.

 

Maintain office hours

 

Attend weekly TA meeting (Friday 9:45 am)

 

Qualifications Required:

 

Must have completed BIOL-200, -201, -202, 300 or equivalent.

Preference given to students with an office on the downtown campus.

 

Language requirements (if relevant): One TA must have a very good working knowledge of French

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. N. Moon

 

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.