DEADLINE: Friday, October 24, 2014
Teaching Assistant Position (25% FTE) - Winter Quarter 2015
A Teaching Assistant is needed in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems to provide support for NURS 310: Pharmacotherapeutics in Nursing II. This course emphasizes the principles of pharmacology, drug therapy, pharmacologic-therapeutic classes of drugs, clinically important prototype drugs, and drug information resources. Nursing issues related to drug administration are also discussed.
Roles and Responsibilities of the TA include:
Teaching Assistant will work with the instructor to provide assistance and support with class and course materials:
- Working with the instructor to provide assistance and support with class and course materials
- Web site maintenance and support
- Attendance during regularly scheduled class time (Tues 1230-220P; Wed 1230-120P)
- Assisting with small group discussions and activities during class
- Mentoring/tutoring students
- Managing and responding to course related email
- Providing opportunities for students to review examinations
- Proctoring exams, including make-up sessions
- Assisting with homework, quiz and exam grading
- Assist with development and implementation of course content
- Recent clinical experience in nursing required with strong grounding in pharmacology
- Must be Nursing Graduate Student in good standing
- Must have strong Word, Excel and web (Canvas) skills
- Must have strong organizational skills
- Expertise or interest in working with undergraduate nursing students
- Prior teaching experience preferred
Duration: Winter Quarter 2015: Winter pay period runs December 16, 2014 –March 15, 2015. Exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the TA and course faculty, Dr. Paula Cox.
Applications: Submit your resume and a cover letter (two separate files, with your last name in the file names) at https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/pdi/33384 by Friday October 24, 2014 at 5:00pm. Please contact Paul Isaac at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or problems.
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.
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