POOL – Undergraduate Teaching Assistants - Geology 360 Field Trip - 11480BR
POOL – Undergraduate Teaching Assistants - Geology 360 Field Trip
Work locations include: Kansas, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming.
Must be available to work on these following dates: May 14-15, July 29- Aug 12, 2018.
- Assist with the course GEOL 360. This involves facilitating the activities of the course, such as, pre-trip activities, camping, making arrangements for meals (but not preparing them) , loading vehicles.
- Assist in instructing GEOL 360 and grading papers. The instructor and GTA's will conduct actual instruction in methods and other content.
- Assist students in completing assignments.
- Serving as counselors for students who are enrolled in the course.
- Advising students about geological education at The University of Kansas.
- Travelling is required.
- Driving university vans during the trip.
- Providing safety resources during the trip.
- Lifting luggage in vans.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Current KU Student in Geology at time of the application.
- Successful completion of upper division field Geology courses at KU, or elsewhere.
- Must have knowledge of the geology of the central and southern Rocky Mountains.
- Must be physically able to instruct in the open, to participate in hikes and camping activities, to scramble up steep outcrops, and to lift luggage into vans.
- Have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
- 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:
- have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or
- be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or
- be enrolled in summer session or
- be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).