Must hold a Master of Bioinformatics or MSc in Bioinformatics degree or similar qualification (e.g. PhD transfer student who has completed the Masters-level bioinformatics coursework). Must currently be in the PhD of Bioinformatics or similar program. Must have demonstrable knowledge of advanced statistical concepts and techniques, e.g., regression models including logistic regression, clustering and classification. Must have strong programming and analysis skills in the R language and RStudio work environment, and comfort in employing data manipulation and visualization tools in R (e.g. ggplot2). Must have strong oral communication skills, as the TA will hold office hours to assist students with their course assignments. Must have strong attention to detail and conduct consistent grading of coding and statistical assignments. Must possess strong time management skills and be able to complete grading to deadlines and provide written feedback to students. By applying for this TA position, you are agreeing to be available from the start of the contract (January 6, 2022) to complete all assigned duties, available to attend all mandatory meetings, invigilation of exams as assigned, grade mid-term exams/papers, and be available to the end of the contract (May 2, 2022) to grade final exams/papers.