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Teaching Assistant, Biotechnology Applications Lab (Toronto)

Northeastern University
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Date posted
Mar 1, 2024

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
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Part Time

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Teaching Assistant, Biotechnology Applications Lab (Toronto)

About the Opportunity

Job Summary

We are looking for qualified applicants to be teaching assistants for a cornerstone course of the Master of Science in Biotechnology, the Biotechnology Applications Laboratory course, which teaches important concepts in bioprocess engineering using microbial and mammalian cell platforms.

Responsibilities will include basic lab skills such as preparing solutions, autoclaving media, maintaining gas lines, and keeping the lab safe and operation. Specific tasks with which the lab manager will aid the faculty instructor include, but are not limited to, cell culture, HPLC analysis, bioreactor use, gel electrophoresis, and other analytical instruments. Miscellaneous tasks as required.

Under the supervision of the instructor, the teaching assistant will be responsible for attending two sections of lab per week and aiding with instruction, student support and grading as needed. Must be able to work 20 hours per week.


-BS in life sciences or related area with experience required.

-Experience with above activities and techniques preferred.

-Having worked in a research or development academic or industry lab is a plus.

Please include CV/resume and cover letter with application.

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Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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