Monday, November 3, 2008

Teaching Assistant - Biology

The Biology Department seeks 50% FTE temporary Winter Quarter 2009 teaching assistant position(s).

Biology typically hires between one and eight non-Biology Teaching Assistants 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.

Biology variable TA rate. Health insurance and operating fee waiver for eligible graduate students.

How to Apply:
Fill out form available at:, and submit electronically to along with current CV and contact information for 2-3 references. Proof of appropriate coursework will be required prior to offer of employment.


  • Currently registered UW graduate student in good standing and eligible to hold a graduate student assistantship.
  • Availability for entire appointment timeframe (1/05/09-3/21/09).
  • 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.