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Pathology and Molecular Medicine Teaching Assistant Opportunities for 2021-2022.

The primary purpose of a teaching assistants is to support undergraduate teaching within the Faculty of Arts and Science (Life Science) Program (in person courses) and the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) program (online courses).

Graduate students who are within terms of support are eligible to serve as Teaching Assistants in introductory and upper level undergraduate courses, in subject areas in which they have experience. Senior undergraduate students can serve as an Undergraduate Teaching Assistants in one of our introductory courses. Academic Assistants are also eligible to apply for these positions in areas in which they have experience, as are Post Doctoral Fellows.

Candidates must be prepared to work outside of the regular 9-5 work week and have access to high-speed internet and a computer that meets ITS minimum requirements, in particular for candidates applying to online courses. Experience with learning management systems (eg. onQ/Elentra) and videoconferencing software (eg. Zoom) would be an asset. The actual number of hours of work and the number of positions available per course will be determined depending on the course and enrolment. Applications will be evaluated according to preference group, qualifications and experience. For a list of available teaching/academic assistant positions and minimum qualifications/ background requirements please see the link below.


** TO APPLY**
Send an email to the Undergraduate Education Assistant Kevin Kell kellk@queensu.ca before
the deadline of Monday 2021 June 28th at noon EDT.
Please be sure to include:
  • which courses your wish to be considered for
  • a one-paragraph statement regarding your relevant experience
  • your CV
  • If you are a current undergraduate or graduate student also include a copy of your unofficial transcript(s).

    BHSc Online Courses:

    https://bhsc.queensu.ca/future-students/online-degree

  • Path120 - Understanding Human Disease in the 21st Century - 2021 Fall Online
    Preferred candidates are currently enrolled in a University program. Previous experience as a TA or having taken PATH310 with a minimum grade of B+ (GPA 3.3) or similar course is an asset, but not required. Preference will be given to graduate or professional program students, and third or fourth year undergraduate students or Queen’s alumni meeting the above requirements are also eligible.

  • Path310- Pathology and Molecular Medicine - 2021 Fall Online
    Preferred candidates must be currently enrolled in a University program and have taken PATH310 with a minimum grade of B+ (GPA 3.3). Previous experience as a TA is an asset, but not required. Preference will be given to graduate or professional program students, but undergraduate students meeting the above requirements are also eligible.

    "Regular inperson" Courses:

    Preferred candidates must be currently enrolled in a University program and have taken PATH310 with a minimum grade of B+ (GPA 3.3). Previous experience as a TA is an asset, but not required. Preference will be given to graduate or professional program students, but undergraduate students meeting the above requirements are also eligible.

  • Canc440 - Cancer Biology and Therapeutics - 2022 Winter term
  • Canc499 - Research Project in Cancer Biology and Genetics - Fall and Winter terms
  • Path310 - Pathology and Molecular Medicine - 2022 Winter
  • Path411 - Applied Data Science in Molecular Medicine - 2022 Fall term Preferred candidates must be currently enrolled in a University program. Previous experience as a TA is an asset, but not required. Preference will be given to those with previous programming experience, graduate or professional program students, but undergraduate students meeting the requirements are also eligible. ** CISC 121 or equivalent with a minimum of A **
  • Path425 - Current Topics in Human Genetics - 2021 Fall term
  • Path430 - Molecular Basis of Disease - 2022 Winter term
  • Path499 - Research Project in Pathology - Fall and Winter terms

    Click here for ** Details of all Pathology and Cancer Courses **

    General duties may include: attending lectures tutorials and or exams, marking of assignments and or exams, direct supervision of individual students in the laboratory, grading students on various aspects and performance in a course.

    All Pathology TAs are required to adhere to the University Code of Conduct. As teachers of undergraduates, TAs are expected to recognize the serious nature of all forms of Academic Dishonesty, Harrassment and DIscrimination and to understand the rules governing such cases at Queen's.

    PROCEDURES FOR RESOLVING PROBLEMS BETWEEN TAs and INSTRUCTORS
    Please refer to the Collective Agreement at the following link:
    http://www.queensu.ca/provost/


     

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