Friday, April 7, 2017

Apply to be a CSE 1001 teaching assistant

CSE is looking for student teaching assistants for the CSE 1001: First Year Experience class during fall 2017. These are paid part-time positions.
TA for CSE 1001!

CSE is looking for students to be teaching assistants (TAs) for the CSE 1001: First Year Experience class during fall 2017.

Required Qualifications
Applicants must be:
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities students enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in the College of Science and Engineering.
  • Registered for a minimum of six credits (excludes Adult Special students) and in good academic standing.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred candidates will:
  • Be undergraduate CSE students in their second year or older at the beginning of the fall 2017 semester.
  • Have knowledge of University and college support services and options including, but not limited to, academic advising, career counseling, collegiate life, student organizations, and more.
  • Possess strong organizational and communication skills (written and spoken) and cross-cultural competency.
  • Have successfully completed the CSE 1001 course.
  • Attend College Day activities during Welcome Week, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. 

About the Job Responsibilities
This position will assist with the course, CSE 1001: First Year Experience, which covers resources and strategies for college success and a basic design and research project. TAs will meet individually with instructor once a week, serve as a mentor and resource for students, help prepare and present weekly course material, evaluate and grade student assignments, and other duties as assigned. Course topics to be discussed include values and major exploration, student engagement, ethics and academic integrity, and more.

Required teaching assistant training (2-3 hours) is the first week of September, and this position will require the TA to be present at one class section each week.

Each section meets once a week at one of the following times:
  • Mondays 8-8:50 a.m., 2:30-3:20 p.m., 3:35-4:25 p.m., 4:40-5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays 8-8:50 a.m., 9:05-9:55 a.m., 11:15-12:05 p.m., 2:30-3:20 p.m., 3:35-4:25 p.m., 4:40-5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays 8-8:50 a.m., 9:05-9:55 a.m., 2:30-3:20 p.m., 3:35-4:25 p.m., 4:40-5:30 p.m. 
  • Fridays, 8-8:50 a.m., 9:05-9:55 a.m., 10:10-11:00 a.m., 11:15-12:05 p.m., 12:20-1:10 p.m., 1:25-2:15 p.m.
View the position and apply.

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CSE Student Services
612-624-5091
csess@umn.edu