Monday, February 25, 2008

Teaching Assistnat - Program on the Environment

Teaching Assistant - Program on the Environment
Search Req# 41663 for full listing

PoE consists of a Director, an Associate Director, an Undergraduate Program Coordinator, an Undergraduate Adviser, a Graduate Program Coordinator and a Program Operations Specialist. PoE is overseen by an Advisory Board consisting of faculty, staff, and students representing a wide range of departments, colleges, and service units from all three UW campuses. Administratively, PoE is a unit that reports to the Council of Environmental Deans representing the Evans School of Public Affairs and the Colleges of Architecture & Urban Planning, Arts & Sciences, Engineering, Forest Resources, and Ocean and Fishery Sciences.

We have an opening for a part-time (50% FTE) temporary (March 16 – June 15, 2008) Teaching Assistantship will be available for ENVIR 503/PBAF 597: Role of Scientific Information in Environmental Decision Making during Spring Quarter 2008.

TA responsibilities include:
TAs at 50% FTE should expect to average approximately 20 hours/week throughout the appointment period, with a total of 220 hours expected for the quarter. Spring appointments run from March 16th - June 15th, although if course responsibilities extend after the 15th, TAs should expect to participate (i.e., grading final projects and exams).

  • Attend lectures
  • Hold extra review sessions for exams
  • Hold regular office hours 1-2 hrs/wk
  • Tutor students
  • Manage and respond to course-related e-mail
  • Prepare webpage for course materials
  • Maintain (update) webpage for course materials
  • Place course materials on library reserve
  • Attend instructor/TA meetings
  • Maintain grading records
  • Grade homework assignments
Closes on: 3/5/08