Undergraduate Teaching Assistant - POOL - 9615BR

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant - POOL

Geography & Atmo Science
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Position Overview

The Department of Geography and Atmospheric Science is looking to fill several undergraduate student teaching assistant (UTA) positions that will serve 4 sections of GEOG 104 Principles of Physical Geography, 16 sections of GEOG 105 Principles of Physical Geography Laboratory, GEOG 100 World Regional Geography sections, as well as other undergraduate GEOG sections during the 2017/2018 Academic Year.

Job Description

The students will be required to attend weekly meetings, assist in-class discussions and lectures, help proctor exams, and/or to assist in the setup of weekly labs. Additional duties may include communicating with lecture/laboratory instructors, instructional materials through Blackboard, and communicating with students through WileyPLUS. Applicants must demonstrate familiarity with introductory physical geographical concepts.

Required Qualifications

  1. Students must have successfully completed GEOG 104 Principles of Physical Geography, GEOG 105 Principles of Physical Geography Laboratory, GEOG 100 World Regional Geography, or other undergraduate GEOG sections (depending on the sections you hired for.)

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a Cover Letter, a Resume or CV, and copy of Degree Progress Report. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.
  • Application review begins on August 6, 2017.
  • For best consideration submit all application materials by the review date above.
  • This is a pool position, so hiring and start dates will be ongoing.
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

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Daniel Hirmas, hirmas@ku.edu
Dr. Bill Johnson, wcj@ku.edu
Dr. Peter Herlihy, herlihy@ku.edu
Dr. So-Min Cheong, somin@ku.edu
Dr. Pam Sullivan, plsullivan@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$10.00 per hour

Anticipated Start Date


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