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Date of Posting:  April 1, 2019


Hiring Unit & Address: Biology Department,

Stewart Biology Bldg. N7/9A


Application Deadline Date:  May 1, 2019


Course Title: Biology of Organisms (the title is broad but the course is really about the morphology & physiology of plants and animals)


Course Number:  BIOL 205


Instructor:  Profs Jon Sakata (coordinator) and Anna Hargreaves


Hours of Work: (per term)  180


Number of TA positions available:   1


Date of Appointment


Starting:  Jan 6, 2020


Ending:  April 30, 2020




Hourly rate:  TBA


Per Term: 

Required Duties:

Help update the Figures in the coursepack (lectures will be updated as given)

Create assessment questions (eg for quizzes, exams) from coursepack content

Organize question pool on My Courses

Create online quizzes from questions selected by faculty

Mark short answer questions from midterm and exam (shared with other TAs)

Hold tutorials before the final exam (if hours allow)

Invigilates midterm and/or final exam (if hours allow)


Qualifications Required:

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

- Should have elementary knowledge of plant and animal physiology

- Should have experience with multiple choice exams in Biology. 

- Familiarity with or ability to learn My Courses

- 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 Coordinator: Prof J.  Sakata


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.