Monday, May 10, 2010

Biology Teaching Assistants Needed

50% FTE temporary Summer Quarter 2010 teaching assistant position(s).
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.
Currently registered UW graduate student in good standing and eligible to hold a graduate student assistantship.
Availability for entire appointment timeframe 6/21/10-8/20/10.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Satisfactory grades in one or more upper division courses in the appropriate field.

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.

Posting date: May 7, 2010
Application Deadline: May 21, 2010
Notification date: May 26, 2010
Acceptance date: June 2, 2010
Condition of Employment:
Must be able to participate for the entire duration of the course.