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Position Posting: Instructional Assistant (IA)

One instructional assistant is required for KP222/HN220: Human Physiology (winter 2019 term). KP222/HN220 Human Physiology begins with an introduction to the fundamental principles of physiology, including: membrane transport, energy metabolism, cellular communication and homeostasis. In the latter half of the course, these fundamentals will be applied to study the nervous, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory and renal systems. The laboratory component of this course is designed to illustrate the theoretical and practical concepts using computer simulations and human physiological recordings.


The IA will assist with the laboratory components of this course. This can include:

  1. Aiding students in learning the various material.
  2. Assisting in proctoring/grading.


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 human physiology with a minimum grade of B+ is required in order for your application to be considered.  

Hours of work

Student must be available on Tuesdays from 2:00-4:00 p.m. A total of 30 hours (2h x 10 labs, 1h X 10 meetings) will be worked between January 7, 2019 – March 31, 2019.

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 with a resume and cover letter to kdietrich@wlu.ca by Dec. 7, 2018.