FWS Clinical Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistantships

Dec 29, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type

Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-12-28
Req: R0005719

Job Description:

Saybrook Clinical Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistantships

Job Description

Saybrook University is seeking graduate student Teaching Assistants (TAs) to join its Department of Clinical Psychology for Fall 2020 and/or Spring 2021.One TA will be assigned to designated course shells with course enrollments of 12 or more students). Though the TA will be working closely with the faculty on record, the TA reports directly to the Program Chair. Selected courses are listed below, yet other first year courses may be added as enrollment progresses through registration. Therefore, it is recommended that potential applicants review first and second semester courses to identify any of the courses for which you would want to be considered. At this time, the following courses will likely require teaching assistants. This may vary for Spring 21.

  • PSY/EHP1080 History and Systems
  • PSY2025 Systems of Psychotherapy
  • PSY4050 Integrative Health Psychology: The Application of Psychological Concepts
  • PSY6020 Developmental Psychology
  • PSY8250 Personality Assessment
  • RES1110 Statistics

Under the direction of the course faculty, the (TA) is responsible for supporting the development of the course, student matriculation, and instruction. The teaching assistantship offers learning opportunities for graduate students interested in teaching careers and mentorship. This position also reports to the program chair and may be invited to support of degree program initiatives.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Partnering with the faculty of record
  • Meeting periodically with course faculty
  • Potential collaboration in the building of the course shell
  • Responding to student posting and/or course assignments in coordination and at the direction of faculty
  • Follow up with students accordingly
  • Deepening the learning experience for peers

Position Requirements:

  • Committed to advancing the Saybrook mission and academic excellence
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Professionalism and mature interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Log into course shell at an agreed upon expectation with the course instructor
  • Respond to emails within 24 hours during business week

Position Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in the Clinical Psychology program
  • Good Academic standing, having completed at least 4 semesters of the program
  • Successful completion of the course(s) in which one is serving as the Teaching Assistant
  • Clinical experience and/or training either during matriculation or before
  • Satisfactory completion of FERPA training and any other university designated trainings
  • Qualification for Federal Work Study (FWS)

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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