This teaching specialist position will provide classroom teaching for Foundations of Biology lab course sections, in BIOL 1961, for spring semester 2023. The subject matter needed for this position is computational microbiology. Applicants should have a familiarity with R, command line tools, and bioinformatics experience, and must be available for labs on Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:10-8:10 pm and/or Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 am-11:30 am. Early labs during the semester include basic general lab skills; training in these skills will be provided as needed.
They will attend weekly TA training meetings, grade student coursework, and participate in minor course development. They will also grade lecture exams for BIOL 1951.
This is a 20 hour/week position if you are a TA for one BIOL 1961 lab section and a 40 hour/week position if you are able to teach both BIOL 1961 lab sections.
80%-Teach one or two BIOL 1961 lab section(s) in computational microbiology, grade student work
20%-Grade exams as assigned, participate in training meetings
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