TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

 

POSITION POSTING

 

McGILL UNIVERSITY

 

ŇMcGill University is Committed to Equity in EmploymentÓ

Date of Posting:  November 8, 2017

 

Hiring Unit & Address: Biology Department,

Stewart Biology Bldg.

 

Application Deadline Date: November 24, 2017

 

Course Title: Several Biology Courses (100, 200 and 300 level)

 

Course Number: 

 

Instructor:  Gregor Fussmann and Torsten Bernhardt

Hours of Work: (per term)  90

 

Number of TA positions available (estimate): 7

 

Date of Appointment

 

Starting:  January 8, 2018

 

Ending:   April 17, 2018

 

Salary

 

Hourly rate:  $29.33

 

Per Term:  $2639.70

Required Duties:

Broadly, the teaching assistant will contribute to teaching and curriculum development in Biology by acquiring data on teaching. Specific duties:

-        Attend lectures in several Biology courses (200 and 300 level)

-        Take notes during classes and review and compile materials distributed by course instructors

-        Provide feedback to Fussmann/Bernhard about synergism vs. redundancy of materials taught

-        (a) orally, by participating in meetings

-        (b) by providing a written report

 

Qualifications Required:

 

-        Broad understanding of basic biology

 

 

Language requirements (if relevant): English

 

Name and Title of Course Supervisor:  G. Fussmann, Professor

 

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.