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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


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:




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.