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Faculty Positions

There are no Faculty positions currently available.

Graduate Student Positions

Masters or PhD in Professor Jianguo (Jeff) Xia's Lab

Jeff Xia Two positions (one PhD student and one Research Associate) are available for highly motivated individuals who are interested in bioinformatics and big data analytics. The applicants should have an MSc degree from a related field. For the RA position, strong experience in R and statistics is required. Details on Dr. Xia’s research can be found from his lab website (xialab.ca). Please send curriculum vitae, brief statement of research interests, and contact information for three references to jeff.xia [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Graduate%20Student%20Position) ( Jeff Xia)

MSc or PhD in Professor Robin Beech's Lab

Robin Beech Highly motivated individuals with a background in genetics, evolution and molecular biology who are interested in the nematode nervous system. Projects involve using the ideas of molecular evolution and bioinformatics combined with wet lab techniques to investigate the function of neurotransmitter receptors that form the principal targets for the action of anthelmintic drugs. Please send curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests and contact information for three references to robin.beech [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Graduate%20Student%20Position%20Enquiry) (Robin Beech).

TA Positions

“A Teaching Assistant is a graduate student appointed to assist a Course Supervisor with the instruction and evaluation of students in a course. A teaching assistant works under the guidance and supervision of the Course Supervisor who is responsible for setting the course objectives, content and method of instruction as well as final grades and grading practices of the course.”

Further information about teaching assistantships at McGill University can be found on the AGSEM website. NOTE: All applicants must apply in writing, using the application form, within ten (10) working days from the close of the posting. Announcements are considered tentative, pending final determination of course offerings and enrollments.

Rate that will be paid is: $28.61 per hour
Start: 5 Sept. 2017 End: 16 Dec. 2017

BTEC 501 Bioinformatics Instructor: Jeff Xia

1 Position, 45 hours
Duties: Attend classes and host a tutorial each week to assist students with hands-on exercises. Assist with grading the mid-term exam and five practical assignments.

BTEC 620 Biotech Laboratory 1 Instructor: TBA

2 Positions, 75 hours each
A graduate student, preferably doctoral, with experience in protein expression purification, cloning, plasmid preparation, column chromatography and HPLC. Duties include solution preparation, student evaluation, and the grading of assignments.

LSCI 211 Biochemistry 1 Instructor: Armando Jardim

2 Positions, 75 hours each
Graduate student to help undergrads with assignments; general student consultation; invigilation; marking exams (2 mid-terms and 1 final).

PARA 438 Immunology Instructor: Jerry Aldridge

1 Position, 45 hours
Help undergraduate students with assignments; respond to general questions in immunology during office hours; do invigilation; assist with grading (1 mid-term and 1 final exam).