Student Hourly - FYW Material Designers

Position Overview

Teachers of First-Year Writing courses who are selected will work on designing, developing, and documenting teaching materials that benefit the FYW program, meet the FYW course goals, and serve future teachers.

Job Description

100% - Graduate students will design teaching materials and revise materials after feedback from the Director of Composition. They will create explanatory documents to enable other teachers to use those materials in their classes as well. All documents, materials, and explanations will be posted to the FYW Canvas site or otherwise made available to other FYW teachers.

Required Qualifications

  1. Graduate Teaching Assistants currently teaching in the FYW Program in the Department of English at the University of Kansas
  2. Proposal selected by review committee (see application instructions below)
  3. 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. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments to enroll in 1 credit hour DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications


Additional Candidate Instructions

Complete online application, which should consist of a brief cover letter and a current CV. Email your proposal to Mary Jo Reiff at

Review of applicants will begin April 22, 2024. To ensure consideration, submit application by April 22, 2024.

Contact Information to Applicants

Mary Jo Reiff,

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Between 10-20 hours per week

Anticipated Start Date

Monday June 3, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  27361BR
  • Department:  English
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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