Teaching Assistant 370
Position Number: 900671
Department or Office: Biology Department
Level: Level B (Skilled)
The teaching assistant will primarily be responsible for assisting the instructor with setting up laboratory exercises before lab each week. For experiments involving rodents, this will involve handing animals, setting up cages and metabolic chambers, and organizing supplies within the animal facility. For human physiology experiments, this will involve preparing computers and stocking supplies for each physiology rig. The teaching assistant must also attend at least one 3-hour laboratory section per week from the beginning of the lab until all students have completed the day's exercise and will assist with clean up after lab. During lab, the teaching assistant will aid the instructor by helping students whenever needed with the execution of that week's experiment. Estimated time commitment of 8 hours per week, but this will vary from week to week.
Must have previously taken BI 370. Applicants must be well-organized and responsible and able to work with others as well as independently. A willingness to learn is essential, with an enthusiasm for the subject.