TA Position - NCLIN 500

DEADLINE:  Friday, July 31, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Teaching Assistant Position (25% FTE) - Autumn Quarter 2015                                                                                             

A Teaching Assistant is needed in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems to provide support for:

NCLIN 500 Comprehensive Health Assessment (25% FTE).
NCLIN 500 labs are held on Wednesday from 4:00-6:50 pm and on Thursdays at 8:30-11:20 am and 2:00-4:50 pm. 

Roles and Responsibilities of the TA include:

Teaching Assistant will work with the instructor to provide assistance and support with class and course materials:

  • Posting and updating course material on the course website.
  • Assist in course administration, organizing activities, record keeping.
  • Providing support for testing and entering assignment grades.
  • Assist in lab sessions with student practice of exam skills.


  • Must be Nursing Science PhD or 3rd year DNP Student in good standing
  • Must have strong Word and Excel skills, and Canvas skills preferred.
  • Must have completed a graduate physical assessment course, specifically NCLIN 500 would be preferred.

Duration:  Autumn Quarter 2015: Autumn pay period runs September 16, 2015 thru December 15, 2015. Exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the Teaching Assistant and course coordinator, Phyllis Christianson.

Applications:  Submit your resume and a cover letter (two separate files, with your last name in the file names) indicating how you meet the qualifications to https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/pdi/36011 by Friday, July 31st at 5pm. Please contact Paul Isaac at pdi@uw.edu with any questions or problems.

Employment conditions:

Your appointment classifies you as an Academic Student Employee (ASE) and is governed by a contract between the UW and UAW Local 4121: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/laborrel/contracts/uaw/contract/preamble.html

  • You can elect to join the UW/UAW Academic Student Employee (ASE) union.  For more information, refer to the Union contract details on the site: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/laborrel/contracts/uaw/contract/a28.html
  • In order to maintain eligibility for your appointment and its benefits, you must be enrolled in at least 10 credits (or 2 credits during the Summer Quarter).

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.

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 dso@u.washington.edu