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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Newly graduated Adjunct Faculty enthusiastic about working with fresh students eager to learn about the field. Able to break down complex material into understandable language.

Skills
  • Online teaching
  • Lesson planning
  • Teaching and tutoring students
  • One-on-one and small group instruction
  • Planning and coordination
  • University standards
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Designing experiments
  • Preparing samples and specimens
  • Literature searches
  • Lab testing
  • Field research
  • Problem resolution
Experience
Graduate Teaching Assistant, 08/2017 to Current
Ohsu Portland, OR,
  • Kept classroom and labs focused on academic and intellectual discussions to further students' critical thinking skills as well as understanding of materials presented.
  • Followed established course outline to prepare lessons and convey information and enhance understanding of materials.
  • Supported faculty clerical needs in Biology department by preparing class materials, collecting assignments, stocking supplies and completing other support tasks.
  • Tracked class and student metrics including attendance, projects, labs and reports.
  • Instructed small student groups on individual aspects of subject matter.
  • Gained experience in teaching courses including Introduction to Biology for both majors and non majors and Comparative Vertebrate Biology (Lab).
  • Prepared, duplicated and collated teaching materials to help students better understand learning concepts.
  • Collaborated with other teaching assistants and major professors to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
Distance Learning Coordinator, 05/2020 to 05/2020
Eastern New Mexico University Portales, NM,
  • Set schedules and delegated instructor assignments for optimal coverage.
  • Coordinated resources necessary to provide distance learning services to undergraduate students.
  • Observed e-learning tools/platforms to check quality and effectiveness of instruction being provided.
  • Quarterly evaluation of progress reports/reviews to track trends in instruction and student progress.

Graduate Research Assistant, 04/2018 to 08/2019
Partners Healthcare System Wellesley, MA,
  • Maintained laboratory operations, including maintaining a snail colony and conducting lab experiments.
  • Oversaw 04 undergraduate students supporting research into animal behavioral plasticity in novel environments.
  • Applied good documentation practices when recording data and managing source documentation.
  • Collected, arranged and entered data into R,Studio, TRACTOR for tracking and modeling purposes.
  • Prepared tables, graphs, fact sheets and written reports summarizing research results.
  • Supported principal investigators during research into animal behavioral plasticity in novel environments. .
  • Checked incoming data for accuracy and integrity to identify and resolve problems.
  • Gathered, reviewed and summarized literature from scientific journals.
  • Educated undergraduate students on laboratory protocols and activities.
  • Liaised between professors and undergraduate students to provide information on subject matter and assignments.
  • Conducted lab and field work to collect data.
  • Provided comprehensive research assistance and support when designing and executing experiments.
  • Assisted with research for academic publications.
Graduate Teaching Assistant, 08/2014 to 03/2017
Ohsu Beaverton, OR,
  • Prepared, duplicated and collated teaching materials to help students better understand learning concepts.
  • Educated undergraduate students on laboratory protocols and activities.
  • Oversaw students in group settings and offered academic guidance.
  • Organized class curriculum and assisted professor with developing new presentations.
  • Liaised between professors and students to provide information on subject matter, assignments and class expectations.
  • Assisted Professor with lesson preparation and curriculum implementation.
  • Grading homework assignments, tests, lab reports and special projects.
  • Supported department faculty with administrative assistance, as well as curriculum and research support.
Research Intern, 06/2013 to 06/2014
Bgc Partners Midland, MI,
  • Kept organized records, maintained inventory equipment and materials.
  • Checked incoming data for accuracy and integrity to identify and resolve problems.
  • Designed and implemented program macros to carry out statistical analyses.
  • Analyzed collected data by implementing scientific processes and observing all safety protocols.
  • Entered quantitative and qualitative data into excel, digitize records and streamline research procedures.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Biology, Expected in 07/2020
to
University of Louisville - Louisville, KY,
GPA:
  • Major in Ecology, Eevolution & Behavior
  • 3.87 GPA
Bachelor of Science: Applied Biology, Expected in 08/2014
to
Rajarata University of Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka,
GPA:
  • 3.69 GPA
Abstracts and Publications

Shelton M, Rathnaweera JHP, Eason PK.2020. Conspecifics and Familiar Odors Alter Movement Patterns in a Land Snail, Cepaea hortensis. Posters-at-the-Capitol, Kentucky

Heydon AJ, Rathnaweera JHP, Eason PK.2020.Risk Assessment and Flight Decisions in Adult versus Juvenile Squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis). Posters-at-the-Capitol, Kentucky

Mehta AA, Rathnaweera JHP, Eason PK.2020 Do Eastern Gray Squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) use Human-provided Cues to Increase Foraging Success in Urban Landscapes? Undergraduate arts and research showcase, University of Louisville, Kentucky

Rathnaweera JHP & Vandercone RPG. 2016. Leader-follower dynamics associated with the group movements in free ranging Macaca sinica in the north central dry zone of Sri Lanka. Journal of Wayamba international conference, Sri Lanka.

Rathnaweera JHP,Vandercone RPG & Eason PK .2018.Who’s The Boss: Social Dynamics Associated With Leadership In Endangered Toque Macaques, 25th Animal Behavior Conference at Indiana University.

Rathnaweera JHP & Vandercone RPG. 2016. Leader-follower dynamics during the group movements in free ranging Macaca sinica in the north central dry zone of Sri Lanka. 5th Asian primate symposium, Sri Lanka.

Rathnaweera JHP & Vandercone RPG. 2016. Leader-follower dynamics associated with the group movements in free ranging Macaca sinica in the north central dry zone of Sri Lanka, Wayamba international conference, Sri Lanka.

Rathnaweera JHP, Dilhari GHS, Madushani KGP, Randima GDD, Silva HSP, Suraweera SN, Wadimuna PSH, Wanasinghe WPAP, & Wickramasinghe S. 2012.

Diversity of avifauna in selected habitats in Rajarata University premises, 3rd annual research symposium of Rajarata University, Sri Lanka

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School Attended
  • University of Louisville
  • Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
Job Titles Held:
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Distance Learning Coordinator
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Research Intern
Degrees
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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