College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate Studies

Biology

Biology

  • Hours and Wages – 20 hours per week in exchange for tuition and fees (excluding graduation fee) for up to 9 credit hours in the fall and spring semesters (a total of 18 credit hours) and a stipend paid twice per month (September-May).
  • Qualifications- Full-time, matriculated, degree-seeking graduate student in the Biology program. It is vitally important that prospective students determine whether or not there are faculty in the biology department that have research interests that parallel their own. And if so, whether those faculty are accepting research students into their labs.  Prospective students should take the initiative to contact individual faculty that they are interested in working with.Below are some links that should help students make that determination:On the biology web page, students can access the faculty list and click on each faculty member’s name to get a general idea of research interests:
    http://www.jcu.edu/biology/faculty.htmAdditionally, these faculty have more extensive research pages:
    Dr. Anthony: http://anthonyjcu.blogspot.com/
    Dr. Drenovsky: http://drenovskyjcu.blogspot.com/
    Dr. Sheil: http://sheillab.blogspot.com/
  • Responsibilities – Teaching laboratory set up and take down, assisting professor in teaching laboratory, maintaining office hours (1 per section), grading as assigned by supervising professor, additional duties as assigned. Anticipated work schedule:
    Assist in laboratory (4–10 hours/week)
    Laboratory Prep and clean up (2-4 hours/week)
    Office hours (1-3 hours/week)
    Grading (5-13 hours/week)

 

Contact Information
Dr. Christopher Sheil
216.397.3088
csheil@jcu.edu