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Richard Stewart <[log in to unmask]>
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Daily eNews for CMNS Students <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 09:53:27 -0400
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Subject: Microbiology Undergraduate Teaching Assistants

Description:
We are looking for enthusiastic undergraduates to help us teach laboratory
sections of General Microbiology (BSCI223) and Principles of Microbiology
(BSCI283) in Fall Semester 2014.

Check out:  BSCI348A = Microbiology Teaching Practicum - Microbiology
Teaching Internship– 3 credits

STUDENTS IN BSCI348A:
     *earn 3 credits;
     *work side-by-side with a Graduate Teaching Assistant to help students
learn microbiology in lab;
     *work with faculty to develop and implement new teaching strategies.

TO APPLY – send an email to [log in to unmask]
Subject line: microUTA
In your email provide:
   * your gpa,
   * the list of BSCI courses that you have completed (or are enrolled in),
   * a brief statement describing why you would like to be a UTA and why you
think you will be good at it,
   * lab sections offered in the spring that you could attend (check the
schedule of classes).

SELECTION PROCESS:
*Students must have completed BSCI223 or BSCI283 with a grade of A or A- and
have an overall GPA of >3.2
*Third and Fourth year students with a strong desire to develop skills in
microbiology and communication will be favored.

UTA's from previous years found this to be a valuable experience for many
reasons.  Ask for details if you are interested in reading some of their
comments.

Richard Stewart ([log in to unmask])
Associate Professor
Dept of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics


Contact Person: Richard Stewart
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]

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