Department of Chemistry - College of Natural Sciences - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Apr 1, 2018 • Close: May 31, 2019
**Multiple positions** Date available: 09/01/18. Position duration: Appointed on a semester-by-semester basis. Position open to all applicants. Appointments available are on a full or part-time basis as determined by department need. The purpose of this position is to act as a Teaching Assistant (TA) in the Department of Chemistry by supervising undergraduates in a laboratory course or undertaking instructional and administrative duties in support of a lecture course. Essential Functions: Preparation and grading of homework assignments, quizzes, exams, papers, or laboratory assignments. Lead review sessions or discussion sessions, hold regularly assigned walk-in office hours, and tutor students on the assigned subject matter. Administrative assistance to instructor to include grade reporting, maintenance of course web site, and proctoring scheduled and make-up exams. Assist with classroom demonstrations, prepare laboratory materials, perform laboratory clean-up, and implement and demonstrate safe practices in the lab, as necessary. Assist with preparation of pre-lab lectures and take notes in class, as necessary. Other related tasks in support of undergraduate and/or graduate education. Working Conditions: Exposure to chemical fumes. Exposure to chemicals. Use of manual dexterity. Security Sensitive; criminal background check conducted. Selected applicants must complete student information privacy training (FERPA training).
Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related field. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent attention to detail. Ability to enforce safety guidelines in the laboratory. Preferred Qualifications: Experience related to functions described above. Demonstrated leadership/teaching skills,initiative and professionalism.
Applicants must upload a Current CV/Resume and copy of college transcript to Interfolio. They must also arrange for a minimum of 3 letters of recommendation to be uploaded by the letter writers. Letters of recommendation must address teaching qualifications or ability to communicate complex ideas to diverse groups.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.