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Date of Posting:  April 1, 2019



Hiring Unit & Address: Biology Department,

Stewart Biology Bldg., Room N7/9A

Application Deadline Date:  May 1, 2019


Course Title:  Animal Diversity


Course Number: BIOL 305 (Winter)


Instructor:  Profs. A. Hendry/H. Larsson/ D. Green/ G. Bell

Hours of Work: (per term)  90


Number of TA positions available (estimate): 3


Date of Appointment


Starting:  January 6, 2020


Ending:   April 30, 2020




Hourly rate:  TBA


Per Term: 

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. A. Hendry


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.