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Assistantship Clearinghouse

The Assistantship Clearinghouse lists assistantships available to graduate students at the University. Units wishing to post available assistantships may use the Assistantship Posting Form.
Department of African American Studies Teaching Assistantship - 50% percent

The Department of African American Studies seeks applicants for two 50% graduate teaching assistant positions for the Fall 2014 semester.  One will assist with AFRO 100: Introduction to African American Studies; one will assist with AFRO 101: Black America, 1619-Present.

Teaching assistants will be expected to work hours and meet responsibilities commensurate with those outlined by the Graduate College and the University's agreement with the Graduate Employee's Organziation (GEO; http://www.ahr.illinois.edu/geo.pdf).

Teaching assistants will attend lecture sessions of the course to which they are assigned, and will lead the dicussion sections that meet each week.

Appointment dates are August 16-December 31, 2014, with a possible reappointment for the Spring 2015 semester.  Applicants must be available for finals and grading at the end of the semester.

 

College of Engineering Graduate Assistantship - 25 or 33 (negotiable) percent

College of Engineering

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Assistant; 25% or 33% appointment (negotiable), tuition waiver eligible

Summer or Fall 2014 – negotiable end date

Primary Function

The purpose of this position is to help recruit and retain students for the Engineering Pathways program in the College of Engineering. The Graduate Assistant will advise students on course selection, curriculum requirements, and assist with registration. S/he will also participate in recruiting activities as well as assist with retention programs.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Teaching Assistantship - AY 2014-2015: 50% FTE, fall term and 50% FTE spring term percent

Position Description:

During the Fall 2014 semester, LAS 101 Teaching Assistants will assist with LAS 101, College Success Seminar, a required one-hour, letter-graded course for first-year students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  A major responsibility will be to help train, mentor and supervise the undergraduate LAS 101 Freshman Seminar Interns who will facilitate the LAS 101 sections.  During the spring 2015 semester, LAS 101 Teaching Assistants will perform various administrative duties, e.g., analyzing student feedback, convening and meeting with the Freshman Advisory Council, revising course content, and assisting in the search process for Freshman Seminar Interns.

Office of Volunteer Programs Graduate Assistantship - 50% (20 hours) percent

The graduate assistant will assist the Office of Volunteer Programs with day to day operations.  This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic graduate student with a passion for volunteerism, student programs, and the non-profit sector.  This person will help with office assessment, share in development and marketing of programs, advise walk-in students and perform the shared office administrative duties.

Illinois Leadership Center Graduate Assistantship - 50% percent

Position Summary

The Graduate Assistant serves as a member of the Illinois Leadership Center.  The Illinois Leadership Center is a partnership between Academic Affairs and Student Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Center serves as a focal point for student-oriented leadership initiatives on campus, bridging learning and development opportunities between academic curricula and Student Affairs programs and services. It has an established record of student involvement in academic leadership courses, workshops and conferences, and educational programs. The Center’s goal is to help students prepare not only for involvement but for leadership--on campus as well as in civic and work life beyond the academic realm.

 

 

Library - Conservation Unit Graduate Assistantship - 50% Appointment (20 hours/week) percent

Position & Title

Graduate Assistant, Conservation Unit

50% Appointment (20 hours/week) available August 16, 2014 – August 15, 2015

 

Organizational Relationship

This position reports to the Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Senior Conservator

For information on the Preservation and Conservation Program, see: http://www.library.illinois.edu/prescons/

 

ATLAS Graduate Assistantship - 25% or 50% percent

This person serves as an Instructional and Media Support Assistant for the College of LAS, providing both frontline and secondary support to designated faculty, staff, and TAs using technology in their teaching. The support assistant helps with day-to-day operations of the ATLAS Teaching & Learning with Technology team, including supporting the various instructional tools used by the college for the delivery of face-to-face, blended, and online courses.

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McKinley Health Center Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship - 25% percent

The Health Education Unit is part of McKinley Health Center; the unit provides a wide variety of wellness promotion and health education programs and services to students at UIUC.  A team of health educators, within the Health Education Unit, work together to promote a campus environment, which enhances the quality of life for student’s at the U of I.

The stress management PGA will assist the Wellness Promotion Specialist /Stress Management Coordinator with a variety of areas concerning stress management services and programs.

PGA

McKinley Health Center Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship - 50% percent

The Health Education Unit is part of McKinley Health Center; the unit provides a wide variety of wellness promotion and health education programs and services to students at UIUC.  A team of health educators, within the Health Education Unit, work together to promote a campus environment, which enhances the quality of life for student’s at the U of I.

 

The individuals most suitable for this position must be good with organizing workshops, outreach programs, health fairs, program planning, implementation and evaluation.

PGA

McKimley Health Center Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship - 25% percent

The Health Education Unit is part of McKinley Health Center; the unit provides a wide variety of wellness promotion and health education programs and services to students at UIUC.  A team of health educators, within the Health Education Unit, work together to promote a campus environment, which enhances the quality of life for student’s at the U of I.

 

The sexual health PGA will assist the Sexual Health Education Coordinator with a variety of areas concerning sexual health services and programs. The individuals most suitable for this position must be willing to present sexual health workshops, assist with program planning, implementation and evaluation, and have an interest in the field of health promotion as it relates to sexual health.

Parallel Programming Laboratory, Department of Computer Science Graduate Assistantship - 50% percent

Parallel Programming Laboratory (http://charm.cs.illinois.edu) headed by Prof. Laxmikant Kale in Computer Science Department is looking for a graduate research assistant to work on multiple projects involving (a) parallel programming and (b)  stochastic optimization and parallel computing. These position do not involve a thesis advising commitment at this time.  Applicants must be willing to work during the summer of 2014, in addition to the spring and possibly fall. Graduate students in Computer Science and possibly EcE are eligible.Required skills include strong programming skills, specifically in C++, and willingness to learn. 

Department of Latina/Latino Studies Teaching Assistantship

The Department of Latina/Latino Studies is seeking:

  • One teaching assistant at the 67% level to teach LLS 220: Mexican & Latin Am Migration for Fall 2014.
  • One grading assistant at the 25% level to assist in grading LLS 242: Intro to Latina/o Literature for Fall 2014
  • One teaching assistant at the 50% level to teach 2 discussion sections of LLS 100: Intro Latina/o Studies for both Fall 2014 and Spring 2015.
  • One teaching assistant at the 50% level to teach 2 discussion sections of LLS 250 Latina/os on the Bronze Screen for Spring 2015.
  • One teaching assistant at the 50% level to teach 2 discussion sections of LLS 279 Mexican American History for Spring 2015.

A tuition and fee waiver is possible, depending on the percentage of appointment, and the applicant’s graduate program. Graduate students appointed to the position will be expected to work hours and meet responsibilities commensurate with those outlined by the Graduate College and the University’s agreement with the Graduate Employment Organization (http://www.ahr.illinois.edu/geo.pdf).

The positions will begin August 16, 2014 and extend to May 15, 2015. The applicant must be available prior to the beginning of the fall and spring terms for orientation and class preparation and must also be available for finals and grading at the end of the academic year.