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Teaching Assistant for the Math Center, FA 2024, Internal Only (Anticipated)

Position overview

Position title: Teaching Assistant for the Chemistry Center
Salary range: See Table 18 for the salary range for this position. Salary is based on an annual full-time salary of $58,250. Teaching Assistants will not be appointed for more than 50% time during the Fall semester.
Percent time: 50%
Anticipated start: 8/21/2024
Position duration: 8/21/2024-12/31/2024

Application Window

Open date: June 4, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Aug 12, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Aug 19, 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.

Position description

The Division of Undergraduate Education anticipates hiring teaching assistants in the Math Center (mathcenter.ucmerced.edu) for Fall 2024.

The Teaching Assistant (TA) will be responsible for designing and implementing a Math Center that integrates discipline-focused pedagogies and curricula with these and other educational practices that promote student success in lower-division mathematics courses. Responsibilities include creation, implementation and assessment of academic support activities enhancing undergraduate student understanding and application of chemistry concepts, supervision and pedagogical training of undergraduate instructional assistants, oversight of day-to-day lab activities and other duties in support of the center.

The Math Center will be report to the lead instructor, attending regular meetings and providing updates to the campus administration as needed.

The University of California Teaching Assistants are represented by the UAW-AFL-CIO. http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/bx/index.html

Qualifications

Basic qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree is required. Must be a registered UC Merced graduate student in full-time residence. Maintenance of a qualifying grade-point average is also required. Must meet all requirements outlined in the Graduate Policies and Procedures Handbook.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/JPF01785

Help contact: lcarrasco2@ucmerced.edu

About UC Merced

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students (https://cie.ucmerced.edu/analytics-hub/student-statistics), UC Merced is committed to interdisciplinary excellence in research and teaching as well as to diversity, equity and inclusion. Ranked as one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).

The University of California, Merced is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Please refer to the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy and the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements. This includes the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/VaccinationProgramsPolicy.

Job location

Merced, CA