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Undergraduate TA position: Principles of anatomy and physiology

General Information:

This is an anatomy and physiology course that meets the liberal education science with lab requirement.  It is taken by a student body ranging from freshman to seniors who are enrolled in many different colleges at the U of MN.  The course is typically held in both fall and spring semesters.  Labs meet once a week for 2 hours, and the maximum lab size is 12 students.

Duties:

  • Teach undergraduate biology labs (give a short lesson and assist students in carrying
  • out lab activities and experiments) 
  • Weekly grading of student papers
  • Maintain moodle gradebook
  • Attend mandatory weekly TA meetings

Note:  Attending course lectures not required

Qualifications:

  • Junior or senior undergraduate
  • Major in life sciences/kinesiology/nutrition
  • Significant amount of science coursework completed-including an anatomy or physiology course
  • Good communication skills
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are available to teach 2 or more lab sections per week, who can teach for the entire academic year (both fall and spring), and who can demonstrate any type of previous teaching experience
     

Hours per week:  will vary by number of lab sections you teach

Hourly rate:  according to undergraduate pay scale

Application instructions:  Please send a cv/resume and letter of interest by 4-24-2015 to Katherine Phillips (phil8620@umn.edu) for guaranteed consideration.

Contact:   Katherine Phillips
  Lab Coordinator
326 Burton Hall
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  624-8691