Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Biology Teaching Assistant

Our Biology Department has outstanding opportunities for 50% FTE temporary Spring Quarter 2010 teaching assistants

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.

Health insurance and operating fee waiver for eligible graduate students.

Posting date: February 2, 2010
Application Deadline: February 16, 2010
Notification date: March 2, 2010
Acceptance date: March 18, 2010
Currently registered UW graduate student in good standing and eligible to hold a graduate student assistantship.

Availability for entire appointment timeframe (3/29/10-6/15/10).

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.

How to Apply:
Fill out form available at:, and submit electronically to along with current CV, contact information for 2-3 references and proof of appropriate coursework.