Aerospace Engineering-SOE Undergraduate Teaching Fellow

Position Overview

School of Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Fellows (UGTFs) at the University of Kansas will support faculty instructors with active student engagement in undergraduate engineering courses. Undergraduate Teaching Fellows will guide learning by interacting with students work through problem sets or other activities. Time outside the regular class periods will be to meet with the instructor, facilitate help sessions.
  • 421 Aerospace Computer Graphics
  • 430 Aerospace Instrumentation Lab
  • 508 Aerospace Structures II
  • 551 Dynamics of Flight II
  • 572 Fundamentals of Jet Propulsion

Job Description

  • Help faculty administer activities such as group work, problem solving etc. for improving student learning and engagement in key engineering courses
  • Enhance student learning by interacting with students during the class period by guiding students to maximize concept mastery.
  • Must be able to attend the class assigned to be UGTF for.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through descriptions of work experience, educational experiences, and teaching/tutoring interest in cover letter; record of relevant accomplishments and productivity addressed in one-page resume; and overall GPA and letter grade obtained in specified class

The required qualifications are:
  1. Must have taken specified course or an equivalent class and earned at least a ‘B’ in the course.
  2. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. Demonstrated mastery of course content.
  4. The job requires physical presence in the class (approximately 3 hours/week for a 3 credit course) and 2.5 hours/week outside of the class.
*KU student employees must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours each semester during the academic year. Enrollment of one (1) hour during the Summer session is required if the student was not enrolled in the previous Spring or is not pre-enrolled in the upcoming Fall term. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching/Tutoring/Grading experience at a university/college setting.
  • Earned an ‘A’ in course.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes:
  • online application
  • resume
  • cover letter
  • name and contact information for three (3) professional references

Contact Information to Applicants

Amy Borton -

Advertised Salary Range

$14.00 per hour

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  26487BR
  • Department:  Aerospace Engineering
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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