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To assist the Instructor in the classroom and be available to students of the assigned course as a tutor.
One-time attendance to the summer course taught Psych 565 "Practicum in Teaching Psychology".
One-time attendance to the summer teaching assistant orientation hosted by the Teaching Center.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIITIES:
Attend all course lectures:
This position will consult with and assist the Instructor in courses, as assigned, per semester.
Read the textbook to familiarize oneself with course material.
Read course-related articles / books / electronic / web materials.
Take Notes for personal use.
Take Attendance as needed.
Meet with instructor as needed.
Manage computer systems in class as needed.
Manage room settings (e.g., lighting, blinds).
Assist with course materials and tests.
Explore other classroom opportunities.
Grading and Record Keeping:
Grade quizzes, tests and exams as requested, by hand or scantron.
Produce detailed item analyses.
Maintain student grades and post grades in eGrades. Assist, upon request, entering final grades for other courses that only have undergraduate TAs.
Initiate and follow up with exams taken at the Teaching Center.
Handle grading disputes.
Office Hours / Review sessions / Labs:
Maintain regular office hours.
Hold labs, if applicable.
Schedule and hold tutorial, review sessions or alternate testing sessions as determined in consultation with Instructor.
Make audio visual instructive materials as needed.
Make and distribute handouts.
Manage equipment and resources (e.g., books, videos from library).
Liaison with the Disability Resource Center / Teaching Center.
Manage /assist Instructor with managing the course website.
Maintain syllabi database.
Other duties and training opportunities as assigned.
Master’s degree in Psychology or related field.
Familiar with MS Office, especially Excel.
Excellent communication and writing skills.
SPSS and/or R statistical software.
Experience in a University environment, teaching experience, and some advising experience.
The hiring range for this position is $17.48 - $22.29 per hour.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. This is a full time 10-month appointment. Air-conditioned classroom and office environment.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychology. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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