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Instructional Assistant required HN320 Winter 2017

Position Posting - Instructional Assistants (IA) – HN320: Human Physiology II: Control and Integration

An instructional assistant is required for HN320: Human Physiology II: Control and Integration (Winter/2017 term). HN320 is a third-year course that explores the mechanisms, control and integration of human physiological processes at the genetic, cellular, tissue, organ and whole body levels of organization with an emphasis on understanding how the nervous and endocrine systems coordinate cardiovascular, renal, respiratory and reproductive processes, metabolism and other processes to maintain homeostasis.


The IA will be responsible for the following duties:

1) preparing for and leading two one hour tutorial sections weekly (Tues & Thurs in BA211 from 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm)

2) marking tutorial assignments

3) proctoring and marking two exams

4) meeting with students throughout the term.


  The ideal candidate will have experience in physiology and be familiar with relevant structures and functions of the brain, have taken HN320 previously and/or a similar course, and be able to demonstrate strong organizational, facilitation, and teambuilding skills.  

Hours of work

130 hours (hours will be worked between Jan. 3, 2017 – Apr. 30, 2017)

Rate of pay

$19.50/hour when second-year undergraduate

$20.60/hour when third-year undergraduate

$21.70/hour when fourth-year undergraduate

$27.54/hour when MA student or PhD student


Please apply to Linda Bennett, lbennett@wlu.ca by Wed. Dec. 14, 2017