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Student Hourly - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

at University of Kansas

Posted: 11/7/2020
Job Reference #: 3772227

Job Description

Job Title
Student Hourly - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Department
Chemistry

Primary Campus
University of Kansas - Lawrence

Job Description
The Department of Chemistry maintains a pool of undergraduate teaching assistants (UTA) who may be called upon to assist faculty with undergraduate chemistry instruction. Commensurate with qualifications, responsibilities may include teaching general chemistry laboratory, organic chemistry laboratory, or an advanced-level laboratory course. Must enforce laboratory rules, prepare and present brief pre-lab lectures, write and administer laboratory quizzes, grade student laboratory assignments, attend weekly UTA meetings and perform experiments prior to meeting with students. Must proctor and grade evening lecture exams and hold weekly office/discussion hours to address students’ questions about lab work and chemistry lecture problems. May be asked to attend weekly laboratory lectures.

Req ID (Ex: 10567BR)
14097BR

Disclaimer
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY 9for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).

Work Schedule
Varies

Contact Information to Applicants
Dr. Roderick Black
785.864.3481
rsblack@ku.ed

Required Qualifications
  1. Successful completion of CHEM 130/135 and CHEM 330 (or their equivalents, e.g. CHEM 184/188, 170/175, 190/195, 624)
  2. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Enrollment exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOTapply to Student Hourly appointments)


Advertised Salary Range
$15.00/hour

FTE
0.25

Preferred Qualifications
  1. Successful completion of previous KU Chemistry courses with a grade of B or better.


Position Overview
This is a pool for undergraduate teaching assistants which is ongoing through 05/31/2021 in the Department of Chemistry.

Reg/Temp
Temporary

Application Review Begins
19-Jul-2019

Anticipated Start Date
01-Aug-2019

Additional Candidate Instruction
Complete an online application and attach resume including the following information:

1.  List which chemistry courses you would prefer to teach: CHEM 110, 130, 135, 150, 170, 175, 190, 195, 331, and 336.
2.  List the number of lab sections you would prefer to teach: one or two.

THIS IS A POOL POSTING. REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BE ONGOING AND HIRES WILL BE MADE AS NEEDED THROUGHOUT THE POSTING PERIOD.