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:  Basic Genetics

 

Course Number:  BIOL 202 (Winter)

 

Instructor:  Profs. N. Moon/Daniel Schoen/L. Nilson

Hours of Work: (per term)  180

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 4

Date of Appointment

 

Starting: January 8, 2018

 

Ending:  April 30, 2018

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $29.33

 

Per Term: $5279.40

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.

 

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.