TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

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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: Biology of Organisms

Course Number: BIOL 205 (Winter)

 

Instructors:  Prof. J. Sakata/S. Woolley/A. Hargreaves

Hours of Work: (per term)  180

 

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 1

 

Date of Appointment

 

Starting:  January 8, 2018

 

Ending:  April 30 2018

 

Salary

 

Hourly rate: $29.33

 

Per Term:  $5,279.40

Required Duties:

- Moderates web site bulletin board

- Schedules office hours and responds to student emails

- Organizes and leads conferences before midterm and conferences before final exam

- Organizes sessions for students who wish to view their midterm exams

- Grades part of midterm and final exams; invigilates midterm exam; coordinates work of other graders

 - Organizes exam grades in Excel

- Must attend lectures if first-time TA for this course.

 

 

Qualifications Required:

- B.Sc. including courses in organismal biology (animals and plants)

- Should have elementary knowledge of plant and animal physiology

- Good familiarity with Microsoft Excel

- Preference will be given to those who have either taken this or equivalent course or have worked as TA for this course. 

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant):  Bilingual preferred

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. Jon Sakata

 

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.