Winter 2015 TA Positions in the Biology Department

Application deadline:   November 13, 2015

50% FTE temporary Winter Quarter 2016 teaching assistant position(s) are available in the Biology Department.

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.

Requirements:
Must be a currently registered UW graduate student in good standing and eligible to hold a graduate student assistantship (students in fee-based programs are not eligible for appointment).
Availability for entire appointment time frame 12/16/2015-3/15/2015.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Satisfactory grades in one or more upper division courses in the appropriate field.

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

Application Deadline: November 13, 2015.
Notification date: as soon as possible after position closes
Acceptance date: Within 3 days of offer

Conditions of Employment:
Must be able to participate for the entire duration of the course.

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.
Appointing Department Web Address:   http://www.biology.washington.edu/

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