ANZ 2300 Principles of Animal Husbandry TA (Lecture AND Lab)

Position Type: Part-time
Pay Rate and Length: $12/hr. One Semester/Spring 2024

Reports to: Dani Mitchell
Department Name and Location: Anthrozoology, ANZ Lab 2

Position Overview:
The qualifying candidate will be familiar with the scientific measurement of animal welfare in varying contexts, including research and captivity. Must be knowledgeable about topics that will include physiological measurements of animal well-being, quality of life, and basic introduction to the laws regulating animal use.

Primary Functions:
TAs will help regulate and orient the classroom at the direction of the instructor, will be called to at times aid in assessment of students within the classroom or lab setting, and will play an active role in lab practicals. TAs will assist in the care of the Anthrozoology animal collection.

Responsibilities and Duties:
TA must attend each session of lecture and lab as outlined on the course syllabus, unless excused by the instructor. If they cannot, they should advise the instructor. TA is expected to set a schedule and be available within reason to help tutor and/or provide group study sessions for students working on lecture and lab assignments outside of class. TA may be needed to set up the classroom or lab for the instructor at times. TA may need to take time out of their own schedules to establish or refresh relationships and demonstrate care toward the lab collection of animals.

Requirements:
TA will have already taken both Principles of Animal Husbandry AND Science of Animal Welfare Lecture & Lab and passed with a grade no less than a B average in both courses. Student must demonstrate appropriate tone and set boundaries for/ with students. TA must have a good working relationship with present animal collection.

The employee may be asked to perform duties not listed in the job description but which are considered to be essential to the employment position.

Job Category: Student Worker

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