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TEACHING FELLOWS/ASSISTANTS FOR HARVARD UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE COURSE
Teaching Fellows/Assistants for Harvard University undergraduate course, MCB 60: Cellular Biology and Molecular Medicine for Fall 2015. The position is compensated at 0.4 FTE. If you are interested in being considered, please send me a CV highlighting relevant research and teaching experience as soon as possible.
Faculty: Vladimir Denic and Alexander F. Schier
Schedule: Fall Term, Lecture MWF 10-11am + 4-hour weekly laboratory/discussion section.
This course provides an introduction to the principles of molecular and cellular biology and their connections to biomedicine. We explore how medical syndromes provide insights into biological processes and how biological mechanisms underlie human disease and physiology. Topics range from DNA repair, protein folding and vesicle transport to metabolism, cell migration and cancer. Lectures focus on the experimental evidence for key concepts,
and the weekly sections combine a discovery-based laboratory research project with discussions that emphasize problem solving and primary literature.
Teaching Fellow Duties:
• Attend all lectures (MWF 10-11 AM)
• Run weekly lab/discussion sections (3-4 hours per week)
• Grade assignments and exams
• Staff weekly help hours for students
• Attend weekly staff meetings (11-12 on Mondays)
• Participate in exam-grading sessions
• Take and give feedback on one midterm exam
• Participate in TF training (including lab pre-runs)
• Be available during reading and exam period
If you are interested in being considered, please email a CV highlighting relevant research and teaching experience as soon as possible to: firstname.lastname@example.org