JOB OPENING GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT SUMMER 2017 (June 19, 2017 – August 13, 2017) ********************************************
Graduate Teaching Assistants (TA) are needed to assist in delivery of a fully online asynchronous undergraduate course titled “Information Divides & Differences in a Multicultural Society” (LIS 202) to be taught in Summer 2017 out of the School of Library and Information Studies.
This position carries normal tuition remission and possible eligibility for health benefits (dependent on other university employment). Appointment runs from 06/19/17 – 08/13/17. The full-time rate for this position is $31,297 which means the actual salary earned over the course of the appointment will be $3,477.
Three (3) TA positions are currently available at 50% (20 hours per week) for this class.
Expected duties – Manage online discussion sections
– Manage daily online interaction with these same students (email and other modalities as discussed with instructor)
– Assess participation in discussion sections using prepared rubric – Grade final exams – Assist in developing assignments, discussion activities and exams
Mandatory qualifications – Excellent academic standing in current graduate program
– Excellent research and reading skills – Excellent English oral and written communication skills (native speaker or satisfactory SPEAK test scores required; see http://www.english.wisc.edu/esl/speak-test.html)
Additional desired qualifications – Previous teaching experience – Preference will be given to students who have taught or taken term-long classes in a fully online environment
To apply, please email a BRIEF email cover letter discussing your instructional experiences, multicultural competencies, and CV/resume (in Microsoft Word or PDF format) to:
Associate Professor Catherine Arnott Smith
School of Library and Information Studies
Review of applications will begin Friday, April 7th and will continue until the positions are filled.