On-line Student application with cover letter, resume, degree transcript, a list of 3 professional references (including contact information), and an 8-10 page writing sample that uses sources in PDF format and is less than 2 MB in size (Other Doc) attached is required.
Teaching Assistants in the English department are instructors of record and will teach one or two sections of ENG 1113: English Composition or ENG 1213: English Composition and Research during the fall and spring semesters.
Full-time teaching assistants will be instructors of record and teach two sections of either ENG 1113: English Composition or ENG 1213: English Composition and Research during the fall and spring semesters. Part-time teaching assistants will be instructors of record and teach one section of either ENG 1113: English Compositon or ENG 1213: English Composition and Research during the fall and spring semesters. Teaching Assitants must enroll in and complete ENG 5533: Teaching Methods for TA's during the fall semester in which they begin teaching, must attend a week-long orientation before the fall semester begins, and must maintain a 3.25 graduate GPA for renewal. TA's must also be enrolled in a minimum of six graduate credit hours in all but their las semester.
Applicants must be enrolled in an English graduate program at the University of Central Oklahoma and hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Applicants should have excellent reading, writing, and speaking abilities in English as well as strong critical thinking skills. Selected teaching assistants will be required to handle confidential information in a professional and ethical manner, will need to balance their own coursework with a significant teaching load, and must be able to plan ahead, maintain a schedule, and organize teaching materials.
Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.
Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.