MIMM 391 - SEA-PHAGES: Genome Annotation

Updated: 8 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
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Microbiology & Immunology
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MIMM 391 - SEA-PHAGES: Genome Annotation
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Position Summary:
Guide and monitor around 20 second year undergraduate students during computer lab sessions. The teaching assistant (TA) will also help grade various assessments, including virtual lab books, genome announcements, final reports, etc. The TA must attend the class and computer lab section, held Tuesday and Thursdays starting at 1pm. TA will also help put together some of the assignments and assist with grading. The TA will be expected to read the assigned readings before class and be familiar with the class material. Additionally, the TA will be expected to be at the office hours with the instructor and be available to answer emails from students.

B.Sc. or B.A. in Microbiology & Immunology, must have some background knowledge on bacteriophages and bioinformatics

Language Requirements (if relevant):   Effective communication skills in English are essential.

Language Requirements (if relevant):   Effective communication skills in English are essential.



Please note that given the resumption of most in-person teaching activities in the Fall, Teaching Assistants will be required on campus to perform their tasks in person.  Should government restrictions prohibit the resumption of in-person teaching activities, courses will revert to remote teaching. In the event of such a change, Teaching Assistants will be advised as soon as possible.  Teaching Assistants may be required to perform tasks suited to a remote/online teaching environment using a virtual learning platform [e.g., Zoom, WebEx] and the McGill myCourses learning management system.

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