TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

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Date of Posting:  April 1, 2018

 

Hiring Unit & Address: Biology Department,

Stewart Biology Bldg., Room N7/9A

 

Application Deadline Date: May 1, 2018

 

Course Title: Biology of Organisms

 

Course Number:  BIOL 205

 

Instructors:  A. Hargreaves/R. Barrett/J. Sunday  

Hours of Work: (per term)  180

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 2

 

Date of Appointment

 

Starting:  January 7, 2019

 

Ending:  April 30, 2019

 

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  To be determined ($29.33/hr. +)

 

Per Term: 

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, but not required

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor: Prof. A. Hargreaves

 

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.