Graduate Teaching Assistant - 20316BR

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Department: 
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

The department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology invite graduate students with experience in biology to submit applications for GTA positions in 100 or 200-level undergraduate biology courses. Applications will be reviewed and placed in a pool for consideration as Graduate Teaching Assistants.

Job Description

In general, these positions will be for .5 FTE (20 hours/week), and positions may be in either lab or lecture courses, depending on needs. Duties are likely to include, but are not limited to, instruction of lab or lecture courses, grading responsibilities, assisting students with questions, and meetings with supervising professors.

Required Qualifications

  1. Current KU graduate student in good academic standing during semester of potential employment as stated in application materials.
  2. Minimum of six hours of enrollment in gradate courses as stated in application materials.
  3. Meets KBOR-mandated English proficiency requirements, if applicable.
  4. Completion of undergraduate coursework in biological concepts such as biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, anatomy, physiology, plant and animal development, morphology, physiology, ecology, and phylogeny as stated in application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Completion of graduate coursework in biological concepts such as those listed above.
  2. Previous experience in education such as prior work as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, or other related experience.

Additional Candidate Instructions

  • A complete application will include a current resume or CV as well as a copy of an official transcript demonstrating completed biology coursework.
  • Review Date: Application review begins on 10/15/2021 and will continue throughout the fall semester.

Contact Information to Applicants

  • John Connolly, Graduate Academic Advisor for Molecular Biosciences, jconnolly@ku.edu
  • Ryan Zeigler, Graduate Academic Advisor for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, ryanzeigler@ku.edu

Work Schedule

10 to 20 hours per week.
Varies, to be determined with supervisor.


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Posting Information
Posting ID:
20316BR
Department:
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student