LSJ / CHID / DIS ST 230 Introduction to Disability Studies, Fall 2014
Lectures: Mon. & Wed. 10:00-11:20
Quiz Sections: Tues. & Thurs.
The Disability Studies Program is hiring two graduate students for two 50% appointments as PreDoctoral Teaching Assistants for a 200-level course in disability studies offered Autumn Quarter 2014. Enrollment is approximately 100 students.
Job requirements: The specific job tasks will vary somewhat depending on the instructor, but generally include the following:
1. Attending all lectures.
2. Leading quiz sections (format will usually be discussion of readings and lecture materials).
3. Reading all course materials.
4. Holding office hours and responding to email from students.
5. Grading all assignments submitted by the students in your quiz section(s) and maintaining grading records.
6. Proctoring exams.
7. Attending regular meetings with the instructor.
8. Optional: prepare and deliver one or two lectures.
Hiring criteria: Graduate students in any discipline with a background in the academic field of disability studies are encouraged to apply.
Applications: If you are interested, please send a one page description of your experiences in teaching, research, and disability studies, your curriculum vitae, and the name/contact information for a faculty member who knows your background and skills. This information should be sent to José Alaniz at jos23 by 5PM on August 29, 2014.
*Please note that these appointments are dependent on final funding allocation.*