Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Teaching Assistant - Information School

Teaching Assistantship INFO 344 – Summer Quarter 2008
University of Washington Information School

The Information School, UW

Position Title
TA for INFO 344: Web Tools and Development

Start Date: 6/16/08
End Date:

Position Description

We are seeking applicants for a TA position for the undergraduate course Informatics 344: Web tools and development. This course is an introduction to fundamental web technologies with an emphasis on web scripting and programming, including both client and server technologies. It will also examine effective information architecture for Web sites, information presentation on Web pages, privacy policies, and Web security.

Responsibilities include coordinating lectures and activities with the instructor, grading student assignments, and helping students in the lab and in office hours.

This course meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. and has a lab Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:50 p.m. from June 23rd through August 22nd. This position will average 20 hours per week.

Required Qualification

Teaching assistants should be proficient with some object-oriented programming language (C# preferred, Java acceptable), HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and SQL databases (SQL Server or MySQL).

Desired Qualification

Experience with . NET development. This position is open to all University of Washington students. Undergraduate students will be compensated at a competitive hourly rate DOE. PhD and Masters level students are eligible for tuition waiver and benefits (percentage of tuition waived will be dependent upon program student is enrolled in).

Questions regarding salary and benefits should be directed to Crystal Yost, Human Resources Coordinator Successful student must be enrolled for a minimum of 2 credits summer quarter 2008 to be eligible.

To apply
Please include a cover letter describing your skills and experiences relevant to position. Attach a current resume that includes your work history and academic accomplishments.

Please submit all application materials to Crystal Yost at or to Mary Gates Hall, Suite 370, no later than noon on Monday, June 9th. All candidates will be contacted within two weeks of closing date.

Deadline: Noon on June 9, 2008