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Teaching Assistant Fellows
The WCSU Biology Teaching Assistant Fellows (TAF) program provides an alternative instructional construct for undergraduate biology courses. The program aims to provide graduate students enrolled in the MS in Integrative Biological Diversity program with opportunities to receive pedagogical and biological training and to build community within the department. Each fellow will assist with instruction of BIO100 Concepts of Biology laboratory for non-majors, with guidance and support from the TAF program coordinator (a designated biology faculty member who is also the Instructor of Record for the course). Fellows will be expected to:
Each TAF will receive $2,400 per section of BIO100 lab taught (up to $4800 per semester), per the graduate assistant university guidelines.
In addition to a stipend award, full-time graduate students (enrolled in nine credits or more per semester) have the following fees waived:
If you are interested in applying for the TAF program, complete the Graduate TAF Application and submit it to the Biology Graduate Program Chair, Dr. Pinou, at email@example.com, no later than March 15 (for Fall fellowships) or October 15 (for Spring fellowships).