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Chemistry Lab Teaching Assistant
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Job ID 10626
Job Type On-Campus Jobs
Employer Chemistry
Date Posted Jan 25, 2021
Category Lab Assistant
Job Description

Teaching assistants are vital to the learning outcomes for the students in the Chemistry Department. The main roles of the teaching assistant are to help their students' grasp the key concepts of the material, assist them with the lab set up and questions, and to serve as another set of eyes and ears for the faculty. It is important for the teaching assistants and students to understand that a good base of knowledge is important, but the TA is not expected to grasp the concepts at a PhD. level. To summarize the job of the teaching assistant succinctly, the TA should facilitate labs by providing assistance to the students. In other words, to be helpful. 

Job Requirements

The teaching assistant should have successfully completed the course that they wish to TA with some nobable exceptions, e.g. Chemistry 102, chemistry for non-majors or Chemistry 224, life science organic chemistry II. Organic chemistry and above require faculty or staff permission to be considered, but a specific letter grade is not necessarily required. Teaching assistants are chosen based on their lab skills and their general dependabilty and eagerness to serve. Teaching assistants are required to circulate among the students, if not equally, commesurately witht needs of the students in their labs. Strong communication social skills are required along with the ability to serve as a leader. TA's are asked to be strong examples for their students and an overal commitment to safety is required. 

Available Openings 2
Hours 1.5 to 5.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $9.00/hour
Time Frame Academic Year
Contact Name Thomas Shipman
Contact Email tshipman@berry.edu
Work Location N/A
Phone 7063685628
Fax N/A
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