Teaching Assistant in School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts: Summer 2023, Academic Year 2023-2024(Anticipated)
Position overviewPosition title: Teaching Assistant
Fall 2023-August 16, 2023
Spring 2024-January 1, 2024
Open date: March 9, 2023
Next review date: Friday, Mar 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Mar 8, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts anticipates hiring Teaching Assistants for lower- and upper-division courses for Academic Year 2023-2024, including Summer Session 2023, in the following disciplines:
Cognitive and Informational Sciences
The Teaching Assistant will be responsible for grading, attending lectures, leading discussion sections when appropriate and holding office hours. Additional information on the title is available at https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-410.pdf
The University of California Teaching Assistants are represented by the UAW-AFL-CIO. http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/bx/index.html
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. The applicable deadline for student employees is the deadline for students. For students starting or returning to campus after Fall 2021, the deadline is the first date of instruction for the term when they first enroll.
Qualifications (must meet all listed qualifications):
• Bachelor's degree in the subject area or a related field
• Maintenance of a qualifying grade point average
• Academically eligible to hold the appointment (per UC Merced's Graduate Policies and Procedures Handbook)
• Must be a registered UC Merced graduate student in full-time residence (registered for 12 units per term appointed; for summer appointment registered in 12 units in the previous term; incoming students for summer appointment have submitted the Statement of Intent to Register)
• Must have passed an Oral English Proficiency Examination (if applicable)
Teaching Fellows must be advanced to candidacy for the Ph.D.
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