TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

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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:  Laboratory in Neurobiology

 

Course Number:  BIOL 389 (Winter)

 

Instructor:  Prof. Alanna Watt

Hours of Work: (per term) 90

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 1

Date of Appointment

 

Starting: January 7 2019

 

Ending:  April 30, 2019

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  To be determined ($29.33 +)

 

Per Term:

Required Duties:

 

- set up labs:  assembles equipment, assists in dissection, makes electrodes, makes solutions before session begins

- In class:   helps students with practical and conceptual problems

 

 

Qualifications Required:

 

- Deep theoretical understanding of cellular neurobiology and neurophysiology.

- Hands-on expertise with all aspects of in vitro electrophysiology, including preparation of tissue, practical knowledge of electrophysiological equipment, and ability to trouble-shoot problems that arise during electrophysiological experiments.

 

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant):

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  Prof. A. Watt

 

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.