Mechanical Engineering-SOE Undergraduate Teaching Fellows

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.
  • ME 320 - Dynamics – Dr. Carl Luchies

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.

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. Attend class meeting (Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm – 2:15pm), weekly office hours, one hour per week instructional team meeting to review how the class is doing and plan for the following week.
  5. Assist the GTAs in holding review sessions before each of the three exams.
  6. Times for the team meetings, office hours, and review sessions will be determined with the input of the employee.
**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: 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. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (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 consists of the online application, cover letter, & resume. Only complete applications will be considered.

Contact Information to Applicants

William Vincent –

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule


Anticipated Start Date

Thursday August 17, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  25084BR
  • Department:  Mechanical Engineering
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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