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GTA Position Vacancy

Application Deadline: January 3, 2019

Position Description: Position Description: PhD candidates who are currently just beyond their normal TA eligibility period are welcome to apply. Graduate students in Biology programs will be given preference.

• Biology 1002B/1202B (Duties are separated into modules) MODULE A (10h per week)This is a “tutorial” environment with one TA leader for each section of 40 students. The program is organized into five Modules that each play out over 2 weeks. TAs with full (140 hr) appointments typically have five, 2 hr, sessions over the 2-week period of each Module. Each session generates 2 hr of out-of-class grading (usually online). There are biweekly 1 hr organizational meetings followed by 2 hr of prep time. There will be 8 hrs of marking for the Final Exam on one designated day during the exam period. Proctoring within the course is typically one Term Test and the Final Exam. MODULE B (5 or 10 h per week)This is a “wet lab” environment with two TA leaders for each section of 40 students. The program is organized into five Modules that each play out over 2 weeks. TAs with full (140 hr) appointments typically have five, 3.5 hr, sessions over the 2-week period of each Module. There is no out-of-class grading. There are biweekly 2 hr organizational meetings followed by 2 hr of prep time. There will be 8 hrs of marking for the Final Exam on one designated day during the exam period. There will be roughly 4 hr of diverse administrative work over the term as assigned. Proctoring within the course is typically three Term Tests and the Final Exam.

These positions are subject to course and section enrollment. Application deadline: 4:00 pm Friday, January 3, 2020. Send the following information INLINE (NO ATTACHMENTS) to Tricia Gray (tgray5@uwo.ca) via UWO email server only. Full name, local phone contact, uwo email address, current program and status, name of supervisor with contact number and email, name of grad chair (if applicable) with contact number and email, brief description of subject background and teaching experience (or equivalent) PLUS the course number(s) to which you would like to apply. Applications that do not meet the above requirements or do not have the consent of supervisor(s) will not be considered.

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