DEADLINE: September 26, 2013 - 12 noon
A Teaching Assistant is needed to provide support for NURS 304: Human Responses I. This course examines normal and pathophysiological responses to states of health and illness. It also examines internal and external defense systems, balance and regulation of body systems, and integration of these concepts in the assessment and management of patient problems. NURS 304 meets from 9:30 to 11:20 on Thursdays, and 2:30 to 3:30 on Fridays. Instructors: Dr. Patricia A. Betrus and Dr. Susanna Cunningham.
Roles and Responsibilities of the TA include:
Teaching Assistant will work with the instructor to provide assistance and support with class and course materials:
- Must be able to attend most classes.
- Grading problem sets and other assignments (quizzes and two project papers)
- Taking answer sheets to upper campus for grading
- Course grading record-keeping
- Moodle website maintenance and support (posting of materials, etc)
- Course support activities such as communications with faculty, guest faculty, and students
- Tutor students weekly for one to two hours
- Run review sessions as needed
- Introduce and thank guest lecturer(s)
- Support technology applications for course
- Faculty support
- Other duties as needed
- Must be Nursing Graduate Student in good standing
- Must have strong Word and Excel skills
- Must have strong organizational skills
- Acute care clinical experience
- Teaching experience preferred
Duration: Autumn Quarter 2013: Autumn pay period runs September 16, 2013 – December 15, 2013. Exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the TA and course faculty.
Applications: Please send an email with your resume and cover letter to Dr. Patricia Betrus at firstname.lastname@example.org with the position and course number you are applying for in the subject line, by Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 12 noon.
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. 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