Biology/Chemistry

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility for biology (primarily A & P) laboratory instruction.
  • Responsibility for tutoring or assisting students who need additional help or resources (holding a minimum of one office hour per week per lab assigned is expected).
  • Responsibility for grading lab reports/quizzes/tests using a common rubric.
  • Responsibility for creating instructional pre-lab quizzes (using i-clickers).
  • Assisting the lead faculty member in the creation of rubrics used to evaluate all sections’ lab reports.

Secondary Responsibilities: 

  • Participating in weekly lab instructor meetings with laboratory coordinator, other lab instructors and lead lecture instructor
  • Running weekly review/help sessions for small groups of students
  • Proctoring lecture exams
  • Assisting with lab activities done for recruitment (e.g. accepted students Open House)

Fellowship Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications: 

  • Teaching/tutoring experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to work effectively with students, other grad fellows, and faculty in the department.
  • Sufficient knowledge and interest in Anatomy and Physiology
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets (i.e. Excel) to maintain student records

Position Requirements:

The Fellow must be a full-time graduate student at Springfield College in good standing. The Fellow should have a strong background in anatomy and physiology having taken at least two semesters of anatomy and physiology as an undergraduate, earning a grade of B or better. Each lab has two contact hours, one “prep” hour and one “correcting” hour per week. Specific lab assignments are based on the Fellow’s expertise and class schedule.

Hours per week:                     Twenty hours per week is expected

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