Graduate Assistant (Teaching), Computer Science

Employer
Eastern Michigan University
Location
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Closing date
Aug 19, 2021

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Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Graduate Assistant
Job_Number: 02466
Location: Main Campus
Division: Graduate Employment

General Summary

The Teaching Graduate Assistant performs direct instruction as a majority of their service. Working closely with one or more faculty members or lecturers, assist with the instruction of undergraduate students either directly through in-class contact or tutoring or through indirect course facilitation or grading.

The Teaching Graduate Assistant receives a stipend and a tax-exempt tuition waiver.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Assist instructors in teaching classes or labs, able to teach a lower level computer science class or lab such as COSC 111/112, grading, research support, tutoring, and maintaining the department website.

Qualifications

General Requirements:
• Ability to work up to 20 hours per week is required.
• GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.
• Admission and enrollment in a graduate program is required.
• Maintenance of a 67% course completion is required.
• Enrollment in at least 6 credits for Fall and Winter semesters is required.

Area-Specific Requirements:
• Preferred major is Computer Science
• Above average communication skill
• Solid background in the Java programming language
• Some assembly language, Linux, or scripting language experience also desired.

Supplemental Information

Required Documents(please attach in order to be considered):
1. Cover letter
2. Transcript
3. Two letters of recommendation, preferably at least one such letter from an instructor at EMU.

For a full-time GA appointment, the University provides a tuition scholarship for up to 18 credit hours in each academic year (September 1 to August 31) of the assistantship.

For graduate assistants who are appointed to part-time positions and for GAs who begin employment after the start of the semester, the number of credit hours covered by the award will be prorated.

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Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report

The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is available online at: https://www.emich.edu/police/documents/current_yearly_crime_stats.pdf

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety at 1200 Oakwood St. or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 734-487-0892 or emailing [email protected]

* 01

Are you currently enrolled within a graduate-level program (or higher) with Eastern Michigan University?
  • Yes
  • No


* 02

If your response to the question above was "No," do you have an application currently pending for a graduate-level program (or higher) with Eastern Michigan University?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Previous answer was "Yes"


* 03

Please indicate the graduate/doctoral-level program(s) with Eastern Michigan University in which you are currently enrolled or for which you have an application pending.

* 04

Do you acknowledge that your tuition waiver may be taxable beyond $5250 per year?
  • Yes
  • No


* Required Question

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