DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015 - 5:00 PM
Teaching Assistant Position (50% FTE) - Spring Quarter 2015
A Teaching Assistant is needed in the Department of Psychosocial & Community Health to provide support for Culture, Diversity, and Nursing Practice (NURS 407). This undergraduate course analyzes the impact of cultural, social, and global factors on the health of multicultural and diverse groups at the individual, population, and systems levels. Students gain knowledge and skills to effectively respond to the healthcare needs of multicultural societies through non-discriminatory and culturally appropriate nursing care practice. The course is scheduled for Tuesdays 2:30-5:20 PM.
Graduate student, preferably a person with a background in clinical practice, who has formal educational preparation in the topics of culture, health, diversity, and health care. The TA is expected to attend classes and host office hours.
Roles and Responsibilities of the TA include:
Teaching Assistant will work with the instructor to provide assistance and support with class and course materials:
- Development of educational and testing material
- Posting and updating course materials on the web
- Preparation of course materials and presentation of course content when appropriate
- Keeping track of student assignments, attendance and other matters related to administrative tasks
- Grading papers or tests
- Helping/advising students as necessary with course work and assignments
- Attending classroom sessions and seminars, identify and evaluate AV educational material, obtain equipment
- Coordinating presentations by guest lecturers, including scheduling, arranging parking, follow‐up thank you letters
- Performing occasional other duties as assigned by your supervisor
Qualifications: Must be a graduate student, preferably a person with a background in clinical practice. The class meets on Tuesday afternoons from 2:30-5:20 and the TA is expected to attend classes.
Duration: Spring Quarter 2015: Spring pay period runs March 15-June 15, 2015. Exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the TA and course faculty, Dr. Pamela Kohler.
Applications: Please send an email with your resume and cover letter to Pamela Kohler, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health (email@example.com), with the position and course number you are applying for in the subject line, by Friday March 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM.
Note: Non-U.S. citizens hired to perform teaching duties must (1) meet English language proficiency requirements and (2) participate fully in the International Teaching Assistant Program at the Center for Instructional Development and Research (CIDR). Documentation will be requested prior to appointment.
Tuition waivers/coverage for 50% FTE ASE appointments (per UW School of Nursing SAS Memorandum 35: http://nursing.uw.edu/student-resources/academic-student-employee-appointments
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 firstname.lastname@example.org