TA POSITION FOR FNH 302 001 Food Analysis – W1 Sep-Dec 2024 – NEEDED


2024 W1 FNH 302 001 – September to December 2024

Email contact information –tianxi.yang@ubc.ca

Course overview:
This course will introduce principles and procedures for analyzing the chemical and physical properties of food, proximate analysis, an introduction to instrumental analysis, and data reporting and analysis.

Work performed as a TA: The TA will be responsible for the tutorial section of this course. Tutorial questions and answers will be provided. The TA will participate in discussions with the instructor to share information on facilitating marking schemes and questions/answers raised by students in assignments and tutorial discussions. The TA will help mark the quizzes, midterm and final exams. Marking schemes for the quiz and exam will be provided. The TA will assist in invigilating the final exams. 
Education and Knowledge Requirements: Preference will be given to students who have obtained an undergraduate degree in food science and, furthermore, to students who have taken a course in food analysis. Applicants with an undergraduate degree in a related discipline or undergraduate students who have taken a course in food analysis may also be considered.
Experience: Preference will be given to students who can effectively correspond with the instructor, ask questions when uncertain about their marking responsibilities, and reliably check their work for accuracy (marking exams and entering data into spreadsheets). Experience with Canvas, especially using the grading tools and previous experience with FNH 302 will be considered valuable assets.
Skills: Preference will be given to students who have taken the LFS TA orientation and other workshops (e.g., marking and assessment), can use Excel/Canvas to enter marks and who have experience with FNH 302 and Canvas learning management system.


A few more details about the course:

Course code – 2024 W1 FNH 302 001
Delivery – In person.
September 2024 to December 2024
Weekly Schedule – Lecture (Tuesdays & Tuesdays, 9-11 am); Tutorial (Wednesday, 11 am -12 pm)

If interested, please apply through the LFS TA Application, email me above, and provide a recent CV.

Tianxi Yang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Food Science
Faculty of Land and Food Systems
The University of British Columbia
Email: tianxi.yang@ubc.ca
Website: Yang Lab at UBC