Friday, May 30, 2008

Teaching Assistants - Japanese Language

The Department of Asian Languages and Literature is recruiting teaching assistants in Japanese language for academic year 2008-2009. Applications are on our website, and are due into our office on June 10:

The position is also listed on the UW employment website under job #44426.

Teaching Assistant: Req #: 44426
Department: ASIAN LANG & LIT
Web Address:
Job Location: Seattle Campus
Posting Date: 05/29/2008
Closing Info: Closes On 06/10/2008
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Union Position: Yes
Salary and Benefits:Asian L & L TAships are standard 50% FTE appointments during the academic year. The salary is commensurate with each appointee's academic standing, and is paid bi-weekly. The appointments provide an operating fee waiver, which covers almost all of tuition, and health insurance coverage. The appointee will be required to register for a minimum of ten credits per quarter in the academic year.

To Apply:Applications are available at

For questions, please contact Abby Petty, phone 206-543-4997.

The Department of Asian Languages and Literature is currently seeking One or Two part-time (50% FTE/temporary) Japanese language Teaching Assistant positions for one to three quarters of Academic Year 2008/2009.Job duties will include:.

  • Teaching Japanese language classes daily.
  • Making/grading tests and homework.
  • Keeping student records.
  • Participating in TA meetings.
  • Collaborating with the supervisor and other TAs

Academic standing as a UW Graduate Student and eligibility to hold a Graduate Student Assistantship.

Selections criteria include:.
  • Proficiency in the target language.
  • Command of spoken and written English.
  • Academic standing.
  • Timely progress in a degree program.
  • Previous teaching experience.
  • Previous foreign language teaching course work and training. Examination/interview/audio/video tape where deemed appropriate

Desired:Previous TA or instructional experience.

Condition of Employment:Currently registered UW graduate student.By the time of appointment, students who are non-U.S. citizens, including permanent residents and immigrants, must show a passing score on the TOEFL(580) and TSE (55) or SPEAK (230), or a passing grade for ENGL 105
For details, see:

Application Deadline: June 10, 2008.
Late applications will not be included in the initial review of applications.The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206.543.6450 / 206.543.6452 (tty) or