Student Employment Opportunities

Barnard College Introductory Biology Lab Teaching Assistant for Spring 2019

Requirements: Students who received a grade of B or better in both BC1501 & 1503 are eligible to apply for Lab Teaching Assistant (TA) positions in BC1002/BC1012, BC1501, & BC1503 in the 2018-2019 academic year. 

Responsibilities: Assist the lab instructor during each 3-hour lab section with the following: grading of pre-lab quizzes; ensuring that students follow lab procedures, including lab breakdown and lab safety instructions; providing knowledgeable feedback to students on their questions regarding the lab material; proctoring exams. Lab TAs are expected to prepare for each lab on their own time (~1 hour per week for lab prep.). The starting salary for the position is $15/hour.

BarnardWorks Job ID: 7926

Barnard College Introductory Biology Lab Assistant for Spring 2019

Responsibilities: Lab assistants are an integral part of Barnard's Introductory Biology Labs. Duties for the position include the following: setting up and breaking down lab materials, cleaning lab materials (test tubes, beakers, etc.), labeling lab ware (PCR tubes, beakers, etc.), preparing and distributing solutions, providing general care for plants and animals, completing errands at nearby locations, and light office work (photocopying, data entry, etc.). 

Requirements: A minimum of 3 work hours per week is required of all lab assistants. Available work shifts are listed on the application, but there is some flexibility in scheduling specific start and end times of some shifts. Daily and weekly instructions will be provided, so no experience is necessary. A strong work ethic and sense of responsibility are required for the position. Starting salary for the position is $15/hour.

BarnardWorks Job ID: 4462

All questions regarding introductory-level lab employment opportunities should be directed to the Associate Lab Managers, James Casey (jcasey@barnard.edu) and Henry Truong (htruong@barnard.edu).

 
Barnard College Upper-Level Biology Lab Assistant for Spring 2019

Responsibilities: Up to two upper-level lab assistant positions are open for the Spring 2019 semester. Biology Departmental Lab Assistants will perform basic lab maintenance jobs in various faculty research labs within the Biology Department. Jobs include (but are not limited to): glassware cleaning, stocking inventory, waste removal, and some office work.  Departmental Lab Assistants will work under the supervision of the Biology Department Lab Manager, Basil Perkins. Please note that this NOT a research position.  Previous lab experience is not required.

Requirements: Previous lab experience is not required, but completion of any college-level science course is preferred.  Available work shifts are listed on the application form, but there is some flexibility in scheduling specific start and end times.  Daily and weekly instructions will be provided, so no previous experience is necessary; first year and sophomore students interested in continuing in Fall 2019 are encouraged to apply.  A strong work ethic and sense of responsibility are required. A minimum of three 2-hour shifts is strongly preferred. Starting salary for the position is $15/hour.

BarnardWorks Job ID: 5792

All questions regarding upper-level lab assistant employment opportunities should be directed to the Lab Manager, Basil Perkins (bperkins@barnard.edu).

 
Barnard College Upper-Level Biology Lab Teaching Assistants for Spring 2019

Teaching assistants are needed for the following courses. In order to TA for a course, you need to have taken the course prior (or have the necessary relevant lab experience suitable to the course needs). Applications are due by midnight on Thurs, Dec 13th. 

  • BIOL BC3363 Lab in Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience (2 sections)
  • BIOL BC3321 Lab in Microbiology (1 section)
  • BIOL BC3303 Lab in Molecular Biology (1 section)

Responsibilities: The teaching assistant(s) for BIOL BC3363 Lab in Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience will assist Professor Liz Bauer in instruction of this course for the Spring 2019 semester. Assistant must be a former student in the course, in which performance and laboratory skill qualify them for this position. This course will be offered Thursdays and Fridays from 1:10 - 6:00 pm. TAs must be able to work 1-2 hours before their lab section and 1 hour afterward to set up and break down appropriate reagents and equipment, as discussed with Professor Bauer. The same student may assist for both sections; up to two slots will be available. 

All questions regarding employment eligibility and expectations should be directed to Professor Liz Bauer (ebauer@barnard.edu).

BarnardWorks Job ID: 9161

Responsibilities: The teaching assistant(s) for BIOL BC3321 Lab in Microbiology will assist Professor JJ Miranda in instruction of this course for the Spring 2019 semester. Assistant must be a former student in the course, in which performance and laboratory skill qualify them for this position. This course will be offered Thursdays from 1:10 - 6:00 pm.

TAs must be able to work 10 hours/week and must be present during the lab section in addition to setting up and breaking down the appropriate reagents and equipment for that week's lab, as discussed with Professor Miranda. TAs are expected to come in to collect samples on Fridays or at some point before class the following week, depending on the experiment. 

All questions regarding employment eligibility and expectations should be directed to Professor JJ Miranda (jmiranda@barnard.edu).

BarnardWorks Job ID: 9163

Responsibilities: The teaching assistant(s) for BIOL BC3303 Lab in Molecular Biology will assist Professor Steve Sturley in instruction of this course for the Spring 2019 semester. Assistant must be a former student in the course, in which performance and laboratory skill qualify them for this position. This course will be offered Wednesdays from 1:10 - 6:00 pm.

TAs must be able to work up to 14 hours/week and must be present during the lab section in addition to setting up and breaking down the appropriate reagents and equipment for that week's lab, as discussed with Professor Sturley. TAs may need to stay after class to collect results and share them with students. 

All questions regarding employment eligibility and expectations should be directed to Professor Steve Sturley (ssturley@barnard.edu).

BarnardWorks Job ID: 9206

 

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