We are currently accepting applications for Teaching Assistant positions in the Department of American Indian Studies for the 2019-20 academic year. Position Description:Graduate TA duties and responsibilities may include the following (specific duties and responsibilities will be provided by course instructor):Attend lecturesConduct quiz section meetingsFacilitate discussionsPrepare lectures for quiz sectionsPrepare review materials for quiz sectionsHold extra review sessions for examsObtain room for review sessionsRequest or acquire necessary equipmentHold regular office hoursTutor studentsManage and respond to course-related e-mailPrepare webpage for course materialsMaintain (update) webpage for course materialsDevelop and maintain electronic bulletin boards, discussion sites, etc.Prepare assignmentsGrade assignmentsIn consultation with Professor prepare test questionsProctor examsScore examsMaintain grading recordsPrepare course attendance recordsMaintain course attendance recordsCalculate quarter gradesAttend instructor/TA meetingsAct as liaison/mediator between student and professorPrepare lecture materialsPresent lecturesPrepare overheadsPrepare handout materialsReview literaturePlace course materials on library reserveRequirements:Currently enrolled social science and humanities graduate students with knowledge and experience in American Indian and Indigenous studies, Part-time, 50% position. SALARY:TA -- $2341 (Premaster) TA1 -- $2516 (Intermediate) TA2 -- $2703 (Candidate) HOW TO APPLY:Submit a complete application to TA Selection Committee, Department of American Indian Studies, C-514 Padelford, Box 354305, UW, Seattle, WA 98195-4305, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application forms can be found at https://ais.washington.edu/sites/ais/files/documents/ais_graduate_assistantship_application.pdf Application should include:1)A completed TA application form2)A one-page cover letter3)One to three letters of recommendation4)Separate sheet detailing teaching experience and philosophy5)A brief statement of educational and professional objectives.Desired:Knowledge in American Indian and Indigenous studies.Conditions of Employment:Must be a full-time UW graduate student during the quarter of the appointment.
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