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:  Animal Diversity

 

Course Number: BIOL 305 (Winter)

 

Instructor:  Profs. R. Barrett/H. Larsson/A. Hendry/D. Green/V. Millien

Hours of Work: (per term)  90

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 2

 

Date of Appointment

 

Starting:  January 8, 2018

 

Ending:   April 30, 2018

 

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $29.33

 

Per Term:  $2639.70

Required Duties:

Must attend the first general TA meeting to be held before class begins.

- Set up materials (museum specimens, labels) for lab assignments

- Grade  midterm exam, lab quizzes and final exam

- Photocopy class and lab materials, if needed

- Maintain myCourses site and moderate discussions to answer student questions

 

Qualifications Required:

- Knowledge/previous coursework in one or more of the following areas

1)     Zoology, including knowledge of major groups of animals

2)     Phylogenetics and systematics

3)     Comparative morphology and development

- Experience with spreadsheet programs and myCourses

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant):

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. R. Barrett

 

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.