DEADLINE: October 4, 2013, 5PM
A Teaching Assistant is needed to provide support for NMETH 527B/H: Introduction to Health Information. This course examines how informatics aids in the transformation of healthcare delivery and how to most effectively use the theories and best practices in informatics toward building and deploying informatics solutions. Class is entirely online.
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 web page
- Assistance in grading papers, tests and class assignments
- Duplication and distribution of educational material
- Assistance in course preparation including developing syllabus and identifying pertinent readings
- Assistance in tracking student assignments, attendance and other matters related to administrative tasks
- Assistance in obtaining audiovisual equipment and materials as necessary for classroom instruction
- Providing assistance and advisement for students as necessary
- Other duties as assigned when needed
The Teaching Assistant must have:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent literature search skills and writing skills
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to solve problems creatively
- Knowledge and experience in technology and computer skills used in teaching, particularly Moodle
- Former teaching experience
Duration: Autumn quarter 2013, starting early October. Exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the TA and course faculty, Dr. Bill Lober.
Applications: Please submit resume and cover letter via e-mail to Bill Lober at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 4, 2013 at 5pm.
Salary Range: Graduate student salaries and promotions are based on the UW's standard salary schedule. Appointment is governed by a union contract, and RA must maintain enrollment of 10 credits. 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 coverage: Course fees for students in PCE (fee-based) programs will be paid at the Graduate Tier I rate for operating and technology fees. 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. All tuition-based (WA State) students will be paid at their program rate.
Special Requirement: You can elect to join UW/GSEAC Academic Student Employee (ASE) union.
For more information see website: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/laborrel/contracts/uaw/contract/a28.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 / 206.543.6452 (TTY) or email@example.com