What does the position entail?
As a teaching assistant for the chemistry department, you will be the instructor of record for your assigned chemistry lab section. You will be responsible for maintaining a safe, collaborative, and professional laboratory learning environment Regular weekly tasks will include timely and effective grading and holding office hours. Anticipated weekly hourly commitment is 10 hours per week.
To be successful in this role, you will need to be trained on a weekly basis. These weekly training will occur every Monday, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Your availability for training is required.
What do you get out of it
As part of this immersive teaching experience, you will work closely with iBC laboratory staff, faculty, and preceptors. You will also learn and apply best practices in experiential learning, gain leadership skills, and enhance your own knowledge of integrated chemistry concepts.
Please note that additional opportunities to serve as a lab TA in general chemistry courses outside of CHEM107/108 may also be available. Your experience as a CHEM107/8 student will also qualify you to teach labs in CHEM103/4. If you are interested in a Lab TA position, your information may be forwarded on to the Chemistry department.
To help us select and place potential chemistry workshop leaders, biology peer mentors, and studio fellows in a role that best fits your schedules and the academic needs of our incoming class of Freshmen, we request that you complete the application below by Friday, July 31, no later than 5:00 pm Eastern. We will begin reviewing applications on May 1st. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Daly (email@example.com) or Dr. Fajardo (firstname.lastname@example.org) for workshop and Chem lab TA’s, Dr. Trimby (email@example.com) or Dr. DeVito (firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions about biology peer mentors, or Mrs. McDuell (email@example.com) for studio fellows.
The survey will give us a sense of your availability during the Fall 2020 semester. Please select only those time slots that you are certain are available to you each & every week - no exceptions. Please indicate ALL times that you anticipate being available, not just your preferred time slot.
Please note that there are only a small number of each position available, and demand for these slots is often quite high. If you are not able to secure a position, we hope that you will be eager to contribute through a tutoring role as well! More information about potential tutoring opportunities will come in a future email.
As in past semesters, these programs have been a rewarding learning experience for integrated students, peer leaders, and for the professors. We look forward to another successful semester and working with you as this upcoming semester as we welcome a new class of BLUE HENS!!!
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