Two invigilators are required for the FNH 350 001 final exam on Wednesday, December 6 for 2.5 hours, 3:30PM to 6:00PM.
These invigilator positions will be paid at the appropriate TA rate depending on the student’s classification. Please do not apply for these positions if the additional hours will put you over the 192 hours/term maximum.
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If you are interested in the following Term 1 TA position, please contact the instructor directly. The find out when this course is scheduled, please refer to the course calendar listing here:
FNH 300 001 – 2017 Winter Session, Term 1 (144 available TA support hours)
Answer student questions related to completion of 5 problem-set assignments per student
Mark problem sets and provide feedback to students
Assist with marking of midterm and final exam (calculation-based questions)
Perform other related duties as required (eg. assignment & marking key updates, assist with evaluation of oral student group presentations)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Education and Knowledge Requirements: Undergraduate degree in food science and thorough understanding of undergraduate-level food process science, particularly with respect to mass and energy balances and thermal food processing techniques and calculations. Senior undergraduate students who have completed FHN 300 with excellent marks may also be considered when graduate students are not available.
Skills: TA’s are expected to have a proficiency in Math. Ability to correspond effectively with the Instructor and to ask questions when uncertain about marking responsibilities. Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail. Computer experience required (Excel preferred). Ability to correspond with students regarding questions during exams and office hours.
In 2014, the Faculty of Land and Food Systems created the LFS Graduate Teaching Assistant Award in order to be able to annually recognize the valuable role that teaching assistants play. This is a biennial award offered in alternate years of the UBC Killam GTA Awards. The winner will be presented with an award in the amount of $1,000 and a certificate.
The deadline to submit an electronic application package to Melanie Train is Friday, March 3, 2017. Applicants must have been appointed as an LFS TA during 2016 Summer Session, 2016 Winter Session – Term 1, or 2016 Winter Session – Term 2.
Please refer to the LFS Graduate Teaching Assistant Award 2016-17 V2 for additional information and details.