Sunday, October 24, 2010

Teaching Assistantship -- Department of Global Health

Teaching Assistant -- WInter 2011

Four 50% (20 hours per week) Teaching Assistant positions are available Winter Quarter for G H 101 “Introduction to Global
Health: Disparities, Determinants, Policies and Outcomes”

Course meets: Tues/Thurs 8:30 – 9:20 a.m. & Fri, 8:30-10:20 a.m.

The Department of Global Health is currently looking to recruit 4 Teaching Assistants (TAs) for a new class ‘Intro to Global Health’ GH 101 which will be taught for the first time this coming Winter Quarter, 2011. The instructors for the class are Professors Steve Gloyd and Matthew Sparke. They are seeking graduate students who are in MA, MPH or PhD programs and whose own research interests relate directly to global health. Ideal candidates will share the instructors’ excitement in starting this new course, as well as have strong reading and writing skills, a knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative research methods, and experience in educating UW undergraduates. TA duties will include teaching sections, attending all lectures & movies, holding office hours, responding to student email, proctoring exams, and grading both exams and student research papers.

Please contact Todd Faubion ( with questions, or to apply.

Application materials should include a SHORT one page cover letter plus CV. The cover letter should address: 1) why you feel qualified and excited to TA this class; and 2) what your other work/research/class commitments are for Winter Quarter.

The deadline for applications is Monday, November 8.