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Position posting: Instructional assistants for HE300/KP434: Epidemiology

One instructional assistant (IA) is required for HE300/KP434: Epidemiology (fall 2018). HE300/KP434 is an introduction to the history, theory, and methods of epidemiology with attention to the place of epidemiology in preventive and clinical medicine in relation to both infectious and chronic diseases. Topics to be covered include: epidemiological reasoning, measures of risk and disease frequency, causation, screening, prevention and study design.


The IA will assist in: 

  • answering student emails
  • aiding students in learning the course materials
  • proctoring examinations
  • grading assignments and examinations


The ideal candidates will have a passion for the subject area, be excellent communicators, and demonstrate strong leadership skills in facilitating learning objectives. Successful completion of an undergraduate Epidemiology course with a minimum grade of A is required in order for your application to be considered.

Hours of Work

A total of 80 hours to be worked between Sept. 6, 2018 to Dec. 20, 2018.

Rate of Pay

Fourth-year undergraduate: $21.70 per hour.

How to Apply

Please apply to Linda Bennett at lbennett@wlu.ca with a resume and cover letter by Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.