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Brown University

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Teaching Assistant: BIOL0470 (Genetics)
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Job ID 12782
Employer Biology and Medicine
Employer Type On Campus
Date Posted Mar 23, 2015
Category Teaching and Tutoring
Job Type On-Campus Jobs
Job Description Undergraduate teaching assistants play a critically important role in Bio 0470 – Genetics. If you have taken the course, you know the importance of working through problems. If you did well in the course, you probably succeeded in finding strategies for solving them. The primary responsibility of the undergraduate TA is to provide guidance during the problem-solving process and to share some of the strategies that lead you to success in the course. Undergraduate TAs interact with students primarily during clinic hours. Each TA is responsible for covering 2 clinic hours per week. There are always at least two TAs in clinic at any given time. TAs guide students in solving the currently assigned problem set. Undergraduate TAs are also responsible for the grading of ~ 15 problem sets each week.
Job Requirements • Attending weekly organizational meetings • Grading ~15 problem sets each week • Covering 2 hours of clinic per week • Participating in at least one review session per exam Strong preference for students who have completed the course with a grade of B or better.
Number of openings 5
Hours 6.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $9.00/hour to $10.25/hour
Time Frame Fall
Start Date Tuesday, September 02, 2014
End Date Thursday, December 11, 2014
Primary Contact Jody Hall
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Work Location BioMed Center
Phone Number 401-863-2967
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