DEADLINE: December 13, 2013
A Teaching Assistant is needed to provide support for NURS 401: Care in Illness I and course faculty. This course is core content in the undergraduate curriculum emphasizing nursing care of acute and chronic health conditions, particularly including in-patient care. NURS401 Instructor: Dianne Wisner, Department of Family and Child Nursing.
Roles and Responsibilities of the TA include:
- Working with the instructor to provide assistance and support with class and course materials
- set up and check equipment for lectures
- Attending most lectures (Mon 8:30-11:20, Wed 9:30-11:20)
- Conducting individual & small group help sessions with students
- Facilitating discussions
- Managing and responding to course related email
- Transporting exams to Office of Educational Assessment
- Holding regular office hours
- Managing storage and access to examinations
- Providing opportunities for students to review examinations
- Attending instructor/TA meetings
- Proctoring exams, including make-up sessions and scoring exams
- Obtaining room for review sessions, requesting necessary equipment and assisting with classroom A-V equipment
- Data management and entry
- Must be Nursing Graduate Student in good standing
- Current nursing licensure in State of Washington preferred but not required
- Background in medical-surgical and/or pediatric acute care nursing.
- Clinical experience in acute care nursing.
- Strong physiological and pathophysiological background
- Ability to apply acute care content across the lifespan
- Teaching experience and expertise working with undergraduate students preferred
Duration: Winter Quarter 2013, payroll effective December 16, 2013 through March 15, 2014. Exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the TA and course faculty, Dianne Wisner.
Applications: Please submit resume, with the position you are applying for in the subject line, to Dianne Wisner via email at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Friday December 13, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Requirements: Appointment is governed by a union contract. In order to maintain eligibility for your appointment and its benefits, you will need to enroll in at least 10 credits each academic quarter and 2 credits during the summer quarter.
Tuition coverage: Tuition is subsidized for Academic Student Employees who are appointed at 50% or higher. Course fees for students in PCE (fee-based) programs will be paid at the Graduate Tier I rate for operating and technology fees. Please visit the Office of Planning & Budget site for the most up-to-date information, including tuition and related fees: http://www.washington.edu/admin/pb/home/opb-tuition.htm. All tuition-based (WA State) students will be paid at their program rate.
Special Requirement: You can elect to join UW/GSEAC Academic Student Employee (ASE) union.
For more information see website: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/laborrel/contracts/uaw/contract/a28.html.
Appointment Terms: The terms of your appointment are covered under Academic Services Memorandum 35: http://nursing.uw.edu/academic-services/policies/academic-student-employee-appointments-academic-services-memorandum-no-35.
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 email@example.com