Graduate Assistants - Biology & Physical Sciences

Job description

Job Category Graduate Assistantship

Posting Number M00882

Department Biology and Physical Sciences

Reports To Chair, Biology & Physical Sciences

Point of Contact Hazel Sirett


Marymount Graduate Students enrolled in the university's Doctor of Physical Therapy program are invited to apply for 4 part--time (2/3 time) Graduate Assistantship positions in the Biology, Chemistry, & Physical Science Department for the 2018-2019 academic year.

A 2/3 Graduate Assistant in the Department of Biology, Chemistry, & Physical Science works 210 hours per semester teaching 2 general biology laboratories or 2 Anatomy & Physiology Laboratories. Graduate Assistants teach undergraduate laboratory topics and lead laboratory exercises helping students to master fundamental biological concepts. Assistants are required to hold office hours to provide further assistance to undergraduate students.

Students will receive $9,666 tuition waived for each semester for a total of $19,331 for the academic year.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be enrolled in Marymount University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program and in the second year of the program to apply for this assistantship.
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA required

Preferred Qualifications

Special Notes to Applicants

Application materials must be received by 03/31/2018

Open Until Filled No

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Job Duties

Percent of total time 50%

Responsibility / Duty


Percent of total time 20%

Responsibility / Duty

Laboratory preparation

Percent of total time 20%

Responsibility / Duty


Percent of total time 10%

Responsibility / Duty

Providing office hours for undergraduate students.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you enrolled in the Marymount University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a 3.0 GPA?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Are you currently or will you be a second year in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program by Fall 2018?
    • No
    • Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents





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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/2/2018
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