TA Position in CONS 200 – Foundations of Conservation in Term 2

December 7, 2016

Course No.:  CONS 200 – Term 2 Instructor:  Janette Bulkan
Course Name:  Foundations of Conservation Total No. Required:   1
Required Qualifications:

§  A degree in conservation, resource management or related field with an emphasis on/or interest in social dimensions

§  Knowledge of conservation issues across spatial scales and in different geographic contexts

§  Excellent writing and editing skills

§  Experience with marking and providing feedback – especially with essays

Description of General Nature of Duties:

§  Marking 2 (650 word) individual essay assignments and one group assignment throughout the term (3 TAs share the marking)

§  Coordinating student feedback via Connect

§  Working with students individually regarding course content and to provide feedback on essay development

Hours Allotted:   6 hours work per week for 16 weeks (96 hours) depending on budget and enrolment


If interested, please email janette.bulkan@ubc.ca, including your CV or a paragraph on your qualifications, previous experience with marking undergraduate papers.