2016-2017 TA Positions in American Ethnic Studies

Application deadline:   May 2, 2016

There are currently 4 open Teaching Assistant positions in the American Ethnic Studies program.  These positions are available for the full academic year of 2016-2017.

Graduate TA duties and responsibilities may include the following (specific duties and responsibilities will be provided by course instructor):

  • Attend lectures
  • Conduct quiz section meetings
  • Facilitate discussions
  • Prepare review materials for quiz sections
  • Hold extra review sessions for exams
  • Hold regular office hours
  • Tutor students
  • Develop and maintain electronic bulletin boards, discussion sites, etc.
  • Grade assignments
  • Proctor exams
  • Score exams
  • Maintain grading records
  • Maintain course attendance records
  • Calculate quarter grades
  • Attend instructor/TA meetings
  • Act as liaison/mediator between student and professor
  • Present lectures when necessary
  • Prepare handout materials

Requirements:
Currently enrolled social science or humanities graduate student with knowledge and experience in Ethnic Studies or cultural diversity. Priority will be given to graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Desired:
Knowledge in African American Studies, Asian American Studies and Chicano Studies.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be UW graduate student enrolled in classes for academic year 2016-2017.

For complete information about this opportunity, including application instructions, see UW Hires Req. #131507

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