DEADLINE: Friday, December 19, 2014
TA Position – NSG 551 Heath Politics and Policy & NSG 552 Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity 50% Position (20 hours/week)
A Teaching Assistant is needed to provide support for NSG 551 and NSG 552 and course faculty.
NSG 551 is a DNP 2.0 course that critically analyzes the politics of health policy in the United States and examines leadership and advocacy in influencing politics and policy to address and influence health outcomes. The TA will work with the instructors to provide assistance and support with class and course materials. The TA will assist with evaluating student assignments, manage the CANVAS course web site, including data entry (course assignments and grades) and managing and responding to course related email.
NSG 551 Instructors, Nancy Woods, Department of Biobehavioral and Health Systems Josephine Ensign, Department of Psychosocial & Community Health, UW School of Nursing.
NSG 552 is a DNP 2.0 course that examines fundamental concepts, emerging theory, research, and intervention strategies regarding the influence and mechanisms of environmental and societal factors on health at population, community, and individual levels. The TA will work with the instructors to provide assistance and support with class and course materials. NSG 552 is designated as a “writing course” and the TA will assist with evaluating student writing assignments, manage the CANVAS course web site, including data entry (course assignments and grades) and managing and responding to course related email.
NSG 552 Instructors: Shawn Elmore and Wendy Barrington, Department of Psychosocial & Community Health, UW School of Nursing.
- Current nursing licensure in State of Washington preferred but not required
- Experience in TA & course web site work preferred (Canvas and Catalyst programs)
- Teaching experience and expertise in evaluating writing assignments
Duration: Winter Quarter 2015, exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the TA and course faculty.
Please email your resume to Josephine Ensign (email@example.com) by Friday, December 19, 2014, 5:00 PM.
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 each academic quarter and 2 credits during the summer quarter. 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.
Appointment Terms: The terms of your appointment are covered under Academic Services Memorandum 35: http://nursing.uw.edu/academic-services/policies/academic-student-employee-appointments-academic-services-memorandum-no-35.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org