Necessary qualifications for the position of Graduate Student Associate normally include teaching experience at the University of Virginia, demonstrated teaching effectiveness, an active interest in research-based pedagogy, initiative, and effective written and interpersonal communication skills. Graduate Student Associates may be specialists in any discipline, and we attempt to have staff members from a variety of departments and schools. Training is provided for all TRC-specific activities.
application consists of the following:
Applications may be submitted at any time for future consideration. Applicants who wish to be considered for the coming academic year should submit their applications by early April. Hiring is normally done on an annual basis; under exceptional circumstances, a semester-long appointment may be made. You may email your completed application to Fretwell at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail or hand-deliver it to the TRC:
A cover letter explaining your interest in the position and discussing what you can offer the Teaching Resource Center. The letter should also detail relevant experience and describe all other UVa work commitments during the announced position time period;
- Your reflective teaching statement;
- Your curriculum vitae;
- A recommendation letter from your graduate advisor or dissertation director. This letter should comment on your teaching, support your interest in this work, and confirm that your work as an Associate will not slow your progress to degree. With the support of your Graduate Advisor, exceptions to the 20-hour work per week limit can be made (for more information about the 20-hour rule, see UVa Wage Authorization or, for graduate students in Arts & Sciences, the GSAS Handbook.)
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