POOL – Undergraduate Teaching Assistants - Geology 360 Field Trip - 11480BR

POOL – Undergraduate Teaching Assistants - Geology 360 Field Trip

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Position Overview

The Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for the Geology 360 Field Trip will travel to various locations and must be able to work during the specific timeframes.

Work locations include: Kansas, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming.

Must be available to work on these following dates: May 14-15, July 29- Aug 12, 2018.

Job Description

The Undergraduate Teaching Assistant job duties will include:
  1. Assist with the course GEOL 360. This involves facilitating the activities of the course, such as, pre-trip activities, camping, making arrangements for meals (but not preparing them) , loading vehicles.
  2. Assist in instructing GEOL 360 and grading papers. The instructor and GTA's will conduct actual instruction in methods and other content.
  3. Assist students in completing assignments.
  4. Serving as counselors for students who are enrolled in the course.
  5. Advising students about geological education at The University of Kansas.
  6. Travelling is required.
  7. Driving university vans during the trip.
  8. Providing safety resources during the trip.
  9. Lifting luggage in vans.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  1. Current KU Student in Geology at time of the application.
  2. Successful completion of upper division field Geology courses at KU, or elsewhere.
  3. Must have knowledge of the geology of the central and southern Rocky Mountains.
  4. Must be physically able to instruct in the open, to participate in hikes and camping activities, to scramble up steep outcrops, and to lift luggage into vans.
  5. Have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  6. 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:
    • have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or
    • be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or
    • be enrolled in summer session or
    • 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).

Additional Candidate Instructions

Submit online application and attach a resume, cover letter and a statement of your driving record, including any moving violations over the past 5 years.

Contact Information to Applicants

A.W. Walton
120 Lindley Hall

Advertised Salary Range

$2,250.00 Total Salary

Anticipated Start Date


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