Winter 2015 TA Position in the Anthropology Department

Application deadline:   December 15, 2014

The UW Anthropology Department has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time, 50% Teaching Assistant for ANTH 209, Anthropology through Visual Media.

The Teaching assistant for ANTH 209, Anthropology through Visual Media (theories of culture and cultural variation, as seen and understood through visual media such as films, video, and photography) is expected to have knowledge and/or experience with theories and methods of visual anthropology or a relevant, related field; attend lectures regularly; meet scheduled sections; hold regular office hours; be available to students by appointment; provide academic advising on study, writing, and production skills as appropriate; prepare and make presentations (lecture, group discussion, demonstrations) in sections as requested by the faculty member in charge of the course; prepare visual aids and class handouts as appropriate; meet regularly with the faculty member in charge and with other TAs for course planning; prepare test questions; aid in the physical production of tests; monitor examinations; keep accurate records of student grades for sections as necessary; assist with grading; conduct sections evaluations; and any other duties appropriate to the successful conduct of the course.

Dates: 12/16/2014  to  03/15/2015,    50% FTE
Salary information:

Application Timeline
Application review begins immediately.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Notification Deadline:  by December 19,2014
Acceptance Deadline:  December 15, 2014


  • Currently registered UW Graduate Student in good standing
  • Completion of ANTH 536 or equivalent course work is required. The coursework requirement will be waived if an individual has a demonstrable background in visual theory and method.
  • Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Application Process

Apply for this position through UW Hires (Req # 115215).