Biology Teaching Assistant – Closes 8/5/11

Teaching Assistant Available – Official announcement below is from UWHires: https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=76246&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1

Req #: 76246
Department: BIOLOGY
Appointing Department Web Address: http://www.biology.washington.edu/
Job Location: Seattle Campus
Posting Date: 07/15/2011
Closing Info: Closes On   08/05/2011
Salary: Biology variable TA rate. Health insurance and operating fee waiver for eligible graduate students.
Union Position: Yes
This classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit Union Information
Limited Recruitment: Other
Limited Recruitment Other: GSA eligible
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.Our Biology Department has an outstanding opportunity for a  Teaching Assistant/s.

General Duties/Description:
50% FTE temporary Autumn Quarter 2011 teaching assistant position(s).
Biology typically hires between one and eight non-Biology TAs every quarter, depending on commitments to Biology graduate students.  TAs may be required to lead labs or quiz sections at lower division or upper division levels.  Courses are offered in: Introductory Biology; Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology; Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology; Plant Biology; and Physiology.

Responsibilities include: attending lectures, teaching sections, grading, and additional course specific requirements of individual instructors.  For further information about possible courses see University course catalog and time schedules.

Posting date:           August 15, 2011
Application Deadline:   August 5, 2011
Notification date:      August 19, 2011
Acceptance date:        Within 3 days of offer

Requirements:
Must be a currently registered UW graduate student in good standing and eligible to hold a graduate student assistantship.Availability for entire appointment timeframe 9/28/11-12/19/11.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Satisfactory grades in one or more upper division courses in the appropriate field.
Condition of Employment:
Must be able to participate for the entire duration of the course.A satisfactory outcome from criminal background verification is required prior to hire.

How to Apply: 
Fill out form available at: http://www.biology.washington.edu/pdf/grad/BioTAapp.pdf, and submit electronically to eoc@u.washington.edu  along with current CV, contact information for 2-3 references and proof of appropriate coursework.

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