Student Hourly Assistant for GEOL 171 - 10660BR

Student Hourly Assistant for GEOL 171

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Position Overview

The Student Hourly Assistant for GEOL 171: Earthquakes and Natural Hazards will be working in Lindley Hall, Room 112, and on student's own computer with flexible locations.

Job Description

The goal of this position is to do grading for the online GEOL171 course. This will include some combination of reports, quizzes, and term papers. The student will be expected to meet with the TA and/or the class professor once a week to review accomplishments and determine goals for the following week and rest of the semester. This meeting will occur in 112 Lindley and will last up to one hour. The time of this meeting will be determined based on the schedules of the participants. For the other 9 hours a week, the student will work on grading.

Required Qualifications

  1. Available access to a computer as well as access to and experience with Blackboard.
  2. Good communication skills and ability to work independently as shown by application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Student has completed GEOL 171 in spring, summer, or fall 2017, with a grade of B or above.
  2. Student is in academic good standing.
  3. Additional depth in the topics covered by the course.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a Cover Letter and a Resume or CV. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.
  • Application review begins on January 1, 2018.
  • For best consideration please submit all application materials by the review date above
  • Posting will remain open until a qualified pool of applicants is found.

Student Appointments
Student appointments may be either undergraduate or graduate students. Exceptions to the minimum enrollment requirements that are granted for GTA/GRA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to student hourly appointments.

During the semester term of the student hourly appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours.

For summer periods the student must:
1. have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester, or
2. be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours, or
3. be enrolled in summer session, or
4. be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester

Contact Information to Applicants

Professor Mary C Hill, PhD, PE
Department of Geology, 215 Lindley Hall
1475 Jayhawk BLVD. 66045
University of Kansas


Ms Misty Porter, PhD Aspirant
Department of Geology
1475 Jayhawk BLVD. 66045
University of Kansas

Advertised Salary Range

$10.00 per hour

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