BIO s34 Teaching Assistant (S9653B)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The TA for Bio s34 (Electron Microscopy) assists in the preparation and maintenance of the EM lab.

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

The Bio s34 TA provides some hands-on training in basic sample prep and the use sample preparation apparati including the CPD, sputter coater, and carbon evaporation units. Additional duties include assisting students using the SEM, troubleshooting problems, and being on-call after hours to assist students in the lab as needed. The TA must have taken the course ( or a similar one at another institution) and should have good working familiarity with Adobe Photoshop.


The Basics

Department: Biology
Supervisor: Greg Anderson
Office Location: 530 Carnegie
Email: ganderso
Pay Grade: B
Hours: 15-20
Workers: 1

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bio 341 or Bio s34 or equivalent. EXPERIENCE: Basic lab bench skills DESIRED EDUCATION: At least junior standing. EXPERIENCE: Basic lab skills.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The TA must able to move and change out bottled gas cylinders. MACHINES & EQUIPMENT USED: Routine EM lab equipment.