Paid student positions

Paid student positions

Predoctoral Instructor Position in the Disability Studies Program

Course : Topics in Disability Studies (DIS ST/LSJ/CHID 430): Topic TBD

Location: M/W from 10:30-12:20 in SAV 131.

Date available : Spring Quarter 2018

Application deadline : Monday, February 5, 2018

The UW Disability Studies Program solicits applications for a 50% appointment position as a Predoctoral Instructor for Spring 2018. The successful candidate will teach DIS ST 430: Topics in Disability Studies, with the topic to be determined based on applicant proposals. This appointment depends on satisfactory progress in your degree program and performance of your duties.

Hiring criteria : Graduate students in any discipline with a background in the academic field of disability studies are encouraged to apply.

Salary : Salary is commensurate with academic standing, qualifications, and experience.

How to apply : If you are interested, please send a one-page description of your experiences in teaching, research, and disability studies, your curriculum vitae, a sample syllabus outlining your plan to teach your chosen topic, and the name/contact information for a faculty member who knows your background and skills.

Applications should be sent to José Alaniz (jos23@uw.edu) by 11:59pm on February 5, 2018.

These appointments are dependent on final funding allocation.

This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For information: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/jobs/apl/union-info.html

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 (voice), 206.543.6452 (TTY), or dso@u.washington.edu.

Teaching Assistant Position (50% FTE)

Spring Quarter 2018

A Teaching Assistant is needed in the Department of Family and Child Nursing for an undergraduate course, NURS 301 General Anatomy, spring quarter. The TA will be responsible for assisting the faculty of record in coordinating and managing this introductory course. The course meets Mondays 3:30—5:20; Professor Ann Heitkemper is the faculty of record. It will be necessary for the TA to be present to assist during the class sessions and to hold a weekly review session from 5:20—6:20.

Roles and Responsibilities of the TA include: The Teaching Assistant will work with the instructor to provide assistance and support with class and course materials including:

  • Literature search, duplication, and distribution of educational material
  • Assist in preparation of course materials, and assist in presenting course content when appropriate
  • Assist in keeping track of student assignments, attendance, and other matters related to administrative tasks
  • Assist in grading papers; help students as necessary with course work and assignments
  • Communicate with and coordinate logistics of guest speakers
    • Assist with setting up and returning classroom A-V equipment
    • Managing and responding to course related email and student questions and concerns
    • Conduct weekly review sessions
    • Proctoring quizzes and exams, including make-up sessions
    • Transporting exams to Office of Educational Assessment
  • Other duties as assigned when needed

Qualifications:

  • Must be a PhD student with strong knowledge base in anatomy
  • Excellent literature search and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to solve problems creatively
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Good communication skills: clear, thoughtful written and oral responses to students questions, assignments
  • Experience with CANVAS
  • Some teaching/TA experience preferred
  • Experience working within the UW system

Duration:  03/16/2018—06/15/2018/spring quarter 2018. Exact days and hours of employment will be arranged between the TA and the course faculty, Professor Heitkemper.

ApplicationsPlease send an email of interest with your resume/CV and cover letter to Professor Heitkemper at aheit@uw.edu, with the course number you are applying for in the subject line, as soon as possible.

Closing Date:  March 1, 2018

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. 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 coverage:  All tuition-based (WA State) students will be paid at their program rate. 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.

Special Requirement:  You can elect to join UW/GSEAC Academic Student Employee (ASE) union.
For more information see website: http://hr.uw.edu/labor/unions/uaw/contract

Appointment Terms: The terms of your appointment are covered under Student and Academic Services Memorandum 35: https://nursing.uw.edu/students/training/policies/academic-student-employee-appointments/

Teaching Assistant Position (10% FTE)

Spring Quarter 2018                                                                                                              

We are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems to provide teaching related support for NURS 535 Acute/Critical Care Pharmacology in Spring quarter 2018This graduate course is required in the Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program.

Roles and Responsibilities of the TA include:

Teaching Assistant will work with course instructor Dr. Angela Pal to provide assistance and support with teaching duties:

  • Assist and support class and development of course materials (such as but not limited to teach selected aspects of the course, schedule and retrieve equipment for class, attend trainings as needed to provide course support, and conduct literature searches to locate pertinent literature)
  • Attend regularly scheduled in-person class times (These are all on Friday mornings)
  • Assist with small group discussions and activities during class
  • Manage and respond to course-related communications
  • Other activities as needed for course support

Qualifications:                                                                                                                        

  • Must be available for in person class support every Friday in spring quarter between 0830-1120A
  • Nursing PhD graduate students in good standing
  • Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Prior teaching or teaching assistant experience preferred

Duration:  Spring quarter 2018. Dates of employment are March 16, 2018-June 15, 2018.
Exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the TA and course faculty each quarter.

ApplicationsUpload your resume and cover letter indicating how you meet the qualifications to Hilaire Thompson hilairet@uw.edu:  by Monday February 19, 2018 at 5:00pm.

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://hr.uw.edu/labor/unions/uaw/contract
  • 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).
  • 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: At 10% FTE this position is not eligible for tuition coverage.

Special Requirement:  You can elect to join UW/GSEAC Academic Student Employee (ASE) union.
For more information see website:  http://hr.uw.edu/labor/unions/uaw/contract

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

Teaching Assistant Position (25%)

Spring Quarter  2018                                                                                            

A Teaching Assistant is needed in the Department of Family and Child Nursing for NSG 432 Infant Resilience and will be responsible for assisting the faculty of record in coordinating and managing this course. During spring quarter, the course will be in a hybrid format. The course meets in person Thursdays 8:30—10:50 and Dr. Miriam Hirschstein is the faculty of record. Preference will be given to those who attended the Center for Teaching & Learning TA/RA Conference last fall.

Roles and Responsibilities of the TA include: The Teaching Assistant will work with the faculty to provide assistance and support with class and course materials including:

  • Literature search, duplication, and distribution of educational material
  • Assist in preparation of course materials, and assist in presenting course content when appropriate
  • Assist in keeping track of student assignments, attendance, and other matters related to administrative tasks
  • Help students as necessary with course work and assignments
  • Communicate with and coordinate logistics
  • Respond to online discussions
  • Assist in grading assignments and papers
  • Other duties as assigned when needed

Qualifications:

  • PhD student in Nursing Science or related discipline in the second year or beyond, and in good standing
  • Coursework/background in Infant Mental Health preferred
  • Must have experience with CANVAS
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to solve problems creatively
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent literature search skills and writing skills
  • Experience working within the SoN and UW system required; some teaching/TA experience preferred

Duration:  03/16/2018—06/15/2018; spring quarter 2018. Exact days and hours of employment will be arranged between the TA and course faculty, Dr. Hirschstein.

ApplicationsPlease send an email of interest with your resume/CV and cover letter to Dr. Miriam Hirschstein, mir@uw.edu, with the position and course number you are applying for in the subject line, as soon as possible.

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. 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 coverage:  All tuition-based (WA State) students will be paid at their program rate. 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.

Special Requirement:  You can elect to join UW/GSEAC Academic Student Employee (ASE) union.
For more information see website: http://hr.uw.edu/labor/unions/uaw/contract.

Appointment Terms: The terms of your appointment are covered under Academic Services Memorandum 35: https://nursing.uw.edu/students/training/policies/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 dso@u.washington.edu

Research Assistant Position

The Center for Education Data & Research (CEDR) is seeking a qualified Research Assistant to join our team. The position could begin in Spring 2018 or Summer 2018, with guaranteed funding (20 hours per week plus tuition waiver during Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters and up to 40 hours per week during Summer quarter) for one academic year and one additional year of funding potentially available.

The successful applicant will work on two projects focused on teacher education in Washington State. The projects will be overseen by Dr. Dan Goldhaber, a leading researcher in education productivity and the teacher labor market.

We are looking for applicants with experience in a statistical programming language, preferably Stata, though other programs (e.g., R and SAS) are a plus.

Please send a cover letter, CV, and three professional references to cedr@uw.edu.

The work schedule in the CEDR office is flexible. Our office is off-site in Wallingford, but easily accessed from the UW via the Burke Gilman trail or bus route 31 or 32.

Application deadline is March 1.

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. 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 coverage:  All tuition-based (WA State) students will be paid at their program rate. 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.

Special Requirement:  You can elect to join UW/GSEAC Academic Student Employee (ASE) union.
For more information see website: http://hr.uw.edu/labor/unions/uaw/contract.

Appointment Terms: The terms of your appointment are covered under Academic Services Memorandum 35: https://nursing.uw.edu/students/training/policies/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 dso@u.washington.edu