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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: Cell and Molecular Laboratory


Course Number: BIOL 301 (Winter)


Instructor:  Profs.  H. Zheng/R. Reyes-Lamothe/Paul Harrison

Hours of Work: (per term) 180


Number of TA positions available (estimate): 12

Date of Appointment


Starting: January 7, 2019


Ending:  April 30, 2019



Hourly rate: To be determined ($29.33+)


Per Term:

Required Duties:

Hiring conditional to availability for attending the pre-lab orientation meeting on Friday, January 11th, 2019 and the weekly Friday meetings at 9h30 in N4/2.

- Lead 1 six-hour lab per week

- Prepare pre-lab talk for every 4th lab in rotation with 3 other demonstrators

- Hold tutorial every 4th week in rotation with 3 other demonstrators

- Grade 14 lab reports each week

- Grade a midterm question or a final exam question

- Attend pre-lab orientation (45 minutes/week) at 9h30 Friday, January 11th 2019 in N4/2

- Attend weekly TA meetings: every Friday at 9h30 (January 11, 18, 25, February 1st , 8, 15, 22, March 1st , 15, 22, 29) in N4/2

- Hold 1 two-hour review session prior to final exam

Qualifications Required:

- Undergraduate degree in biology, biochemistry, microbiology or other related field

- Knowledge of basic biochemistry, molecular biology, bioinformatics and fluorescent microscopy

- Must have completed WHMIS training within the past 3 years

Language requirements (if relevant):  English


Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. H. Zheng


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.