Teaching Award, IB Professor Charles Marshall and graduate student Kat Magoulick


Training our students to be college or university professors dedicated to excellence in teaching as well as research is a primary goal of Integrative Biology's program. The IB PhD program requires at least two semesters of holding a UC Berkeley GSI position. Most students teach more than two semesters since it is the most available means of support offered by the department. The Graduate Student Instructor Teaching & Resource Center is a critical resource as students pursue their teaching interests at Berkeley.



Teaching appointments are 50% five-month appointments assigned each semester. If a student is on a fellowship he/she is generally allowed to teach 50% in one term or 25% in each term (although students should review their fellowship criteria and rules). For more information about GSI appointments, please see this page for IB graduate student instructors (and our GSI application). 



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