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FROM: Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences RE: Graduate Assistantship in Zoology Available
8/23/2017 11:31:53 AM
To: Students

The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is looking for a Graduate Assistant for the 2017-2018 Academic Year to support the undergraduate General Zoology course.


  • Hold open lab hours for course students
  • Actively tutor students in course content
  • Prepare materials, equipment, and work area for zoology lab sessions
  • Coordinate the use of the lab resources and facilities with course faculty
  • Maintain the orderliness and cleanliness of the lab
  • Maintain an inventory of lab equipment and supplies


The successful applicant must be:

  • Trained in (or currently studying) either the biological sciences or field of education
  • Willing to learn new course content
  • Organized, responsible and capable of working independently
  • Outgoing, creative and interested in helping students succeed in the course
  • Able to effectively communicate in speech and written formats
  • Able to use a personal computer and relevant software (word, excel, D2L, etc.)
  • Able to work in a lab environment


  • 20 hour/week (300 hours/semester), specific dates and times are negotiable at the time of hire but must include some evening and weekend hours


  • To apply, please email a cover letter (explaining why you are qualified for this position), a current CV/resume and contact information for three references to: Dr. Summer Arrigo-Nelson (  Incomplete applications may not be considered.