Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Teaching Assistants - Evans School of Public Affairs

Department: Evans School of Public Affairs
Date Available/Start Date: September 16, 2008
Application Deadline: May 20, 2008

General Duties/Description:

We are looking for Policy Analysis Teaching Assistants to assist professors for the fall quarter (with possible reappointment for spring quarter). There are three sections of policy analysis in the fall quarter and we are looking for 2 TAs – one 20 hours/week and one 10 hours/week OR three TAs each with a 10 hour per week appointment.

Please Note: These positions are only open to Graduate Students who will be enrolled in a UW Graduate Program during Fall Quarter '08

Duties for these positions include:

  • Assist students with memo writing, research of academic and policy resources, and understanding of course material

  • Hold regular office hours and workshops, and meet with individual students and project teams

  • As needed, assist in supervising groups and teams in class

  • Assist with preparation and distribution of course materials including the syllabus, case studies, and supplemental readings

  • Arrange for audio-visual equipment for the course

How to Apply:
Please send resume to Marieka Klawitter at marieka@u.washington.edu

Application inquiries may be made with:
Marieka Klawitter, marieka@u.washington.edu

Desired qualifications:

  • Successful performance in a previous policy analysis course
  • Solid understanding of microeconomics and empirical analysis
  • Prior work experience in policy analysis or research
  • Experience teaching writing or research skills

Apply by 5/20/08