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Undergraduate TA position: Principles of Biological Science, Pstl 1131

This is a general biology course that is primarily taken by freshmen in CEHD.  The course is held in both fall and spring semesters.  Labs meet once a week for 2 hours, and the maximum lab size is 16 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 (any field of biology) or other major with significant amount of Bio coursework taken
  • 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 sort 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 Kate Phillips (phil8620@umn.edu) for guaranteed consideration.


Contact:   Kate Phillips
  Lab Coordinator
326 Burton Hall
  phil8620@umn.edu
  624-8691