TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

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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:  Laboratory in Neurobiology

 

Course Number:  BIOL 389 (Winter)

 

Instructor:  Prof.  Michael Hendricks

Hours of Work: (per term)  68

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 1

Date of Appointment

 

Starting: January 8, 2018

 

Ending:  April 30, 2018

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $29.33

 

Per Term:  $1994.44

Required Duties:

 

- Preparation of labs – assemble equipment, manage fruit fly strains, make solutions

- In class, helps students with practical and conceptual problems

 

 

Qualifications Required:

- Knowledge of basic cellular neurobiology

- Practical experience with Drosophila: strain maintenance, crosses, handling larvae

- Experience with the following: Image analysis, ImageJ, JMP Software, Arduino, electronics

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant): English

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor: Prof. M. Hendricks

 

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.