BIO: 270 Teaching Assistant (S9949B )

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

Teaching Assistants assist the lab AI and faculty member in the lab and in the field. May include becoming a certified van driver. TAs provide logistical support and help answer questions for students. TAs also help train students in hands-on field and lab techniques.

The Basics

Department: Biology
Supervisor: Gregory J. Anderson
Office Location: 530 Carnegie
Email: ganderso
Pay Grade: B
Hours: 4
Workers: 2-4

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


- Must have taken Bio 270; Bio stats (or similar) recommended - Proficiency with Excel, Prism, Google docs, and Microsoft Word - Van certified driver (recommended strongly) - Interest in ecology/evolution - Proficient with tools and techniques used in the field - Outdoor training a plus - Strong interpersonal skills


Works directly with lab AI (Greg Anderson) and course faculty.


Mostly in lab, but we usually take two field trips under potentially harsh winter conditions. TAs are expected to participate in all field trips and model common sense dress/behavior under adverse weather and field conditions.