School of Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Fellows - EECS - 22185BR

School of Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Fellows - EECS

Department: 
Electrical Engr & Comp Science
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Undergraduate Teaching Fellows (UGTFs) at the University of Kansas will support faculty instructors with active student engagement in undergraduate EECS courses. Undergraduate Teaching Fellows will guide student learning by interacting with students in an in-person format as students work through problem sets or other activities. Unlike Teaching Assistants and Graders, this position does not involve grading assignments or maintaining typical office hours, however, time outside the regular class periods will be required to prepare for each class. The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) is looking for applicants to fill a number of core courses. A complete list of courses requiring an UGTF as well as the instructor and meeting times for Fall 2022 are listed below.

Job Description

Help faculty administer activities such as group work, problem solving etc. for improving student learning and engagement in key 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 the 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 course (approx. 3 hours/) and may demand approx. 1 hour/week outside of the class to prepare.
**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.

Preferred Qualifications

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

Additional Candidate Instructions

Candidate's Application packet should contain an online application, one page cover letter explicitly identifying the course number and title and summarizing the candidate's experiences in teaching or tutoring fellow students and a one page resume. It is acceptable to identify multiple courses, however, candidates can only be selected for a single course

Priority deadline is August 12, 2022 but applications will be accepted until August 22, 2022.

Contact Information to Applicants

Candidates are strongly encouraged to talk with the instructor of the course to better understand the specific course duties and to discus requirements for in-person and/or virtual class presence.

Dr. David Johnson: davidojohnson@ku.edu
Dr. John Gibbons: jwgibbo@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$10.00/hr

Work Schedule

flexible

Anticipated Start Date

21-Aug-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
22185BR
Department:
Electrical Engr & Comp Science
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student