Chemistry and Biochemistry

TA Application

Winter 2018 application due December 1st at 5:00 p.m.

Please see department secretary for questions/concerns.

  1. The e-mail address you give will be used to notify you of the outcome of your application, so be sure it is accurate.
  2. Indicate the course number of the positions for which you are applying in the appropriate field. You should mark every position that you are qualified for and would like to accept. If you have a strong preference, please indicate in the space provided on the application.
  3. The maximum TA assignment hours you can receive is 20 hours per week.
  4. Please notify Dr. Austin or the department secretaries immediately if you wish to withdraw your application. If your schedule changes, please edit your application response by reopening the survey through the original link.
  5. Your application is good for one semester/term only. You must submit a new application for each semester/term.

Position Descriptions

  1. Chem 105 Recitation Leader: This position typically requires 20 hours per week. Responsibilities include teaching 2 recitation sections twice a week; attending the large class lectures; carrying out other assignments (such as holding office hours, grading, conducting help sessions, attending training sessions, helping with class demos, etc.) at the direction of the professor.
  2. Chem 106, 351, or 352 Recitation Leader: This position typically requires 15 hours per week. Responsibilities include teaching 2 recitation sections once a week; attending the large class lectures; carrying out other assignments (such as holding office hours, grading, conducting help sessions, attending training sessions, helping with class demos, etc.) at the direction of the professor.
  3. Laboratory Teaching Assistant: Responsibilities include supervising students in the laboratory and carrying out other assignments (such as grading and attending training sessions, etc.) at the direction of the professor.
  4. Lecture Class Teaching Assistant: Responsibilities include attending class and carrying out other assignments (such as holding office hours, conducting help sessions, attending training sessions, helping with class demos, etc.) at the direction of the professor.
  5. Grader: Typically 5-10 flexible hours per week, this position involves working with the professor and class TAs to get assignments graded and inputted on Learning Suite. 
  6. Gen Chem/O-Chem Lab Coordinator: These positions are typically 10-20 hours a week and involve coordinating TAs to fill lab hours as well as putting in hours in the lab oneself. 

Helpful Hints

If you desire a certain class, time, or instructor, check the class schedule and arrange your classes accordingly so they do not conflict. We will not consider you for that class if your schedule conflicts with it.

If you are applying for a RL position, having flexibility on T/TH is desirable.

 

Winter 2018 Application 

Complete Online Application

Do not turn this form in until you have registered for your classes. Then, please update your application with any schedule changes by following the link to edit your previous response.

 

 

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