College of Natural Sciences
Aug 1, 2022
Open until filled
**Multiple positions** Date available: 09/01/22. Position duration:
Appointed on a semester-by-semester basis. Position open to all
applicants. Appointments available are on a full or part time basis
as determined by department need. The purpose of this position is
to act as a Teaching Assistant (TA) in the Department of Chemistry
by supervising undergraduates in a laboratory course or undertaking
instructional and administrative duties in support of a lecture
course. Essential Functions: Preparation and grading of homework
assignments, quizzes, exams, papers, or laboratory assignments.
Lead review sessions or discussion sessions, hold regularly
assigned walk-in office hours, and tutor students on the assigned
subject matter. Administrative assistance to instructor to include
grade reporting, maintenance of course web site, and proctoring
scheduled and make-up exams. Assist with classroom demonstrations,
prepare laboratory materials, perform laboratory clean-up, and
implement and demonstrate safe practices in the lab, as necessary.
Assist with preparation of pre-lab lectures and take notes in
class, as necessary. Other related tasks in support of
undergraduate and/or graduate education. Working Conditions:
Exposure to chemical fumes. Exposure to chemicals. Use of manual
dexterity. Security Sensitive; criminal background check conducted.
Selected applicants must complete student information privacy
training (FERPA training).
The College of Natural Sciences is committed to building a diverse
faculty. The department is interested in individuals who will
contribute to diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity in
higher education through their teaching, research, and service, and
are committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational
environment. The department is especially interested in and values
candidates who have experience working with diverse and underserved
populations and have demonstrated a commitment to improving the
diversity of their academic communities. The Department of
Chemistry views inclusiveness and excellence as interconnected in
the work of its faculty.
Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry. Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent attention to detail. Ability to enforce safety guidelines
in the laboratory. Preferred Qualifications: Experience related to
functions described above. Demonstrated leadership/teaching skills,
initiative and professionalism.
Applicants must upload a Current CV/Resume and copy of college
transcript to Interfolio. They must also arrange for a minimum of 3
letters of recommendation to be uploaded by the letter writers.
Letters of recommendation must address teaching qualifications or
ability to communicate complex ideas to diverse groups.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all
applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and
affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of
equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability,
religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and
activities, and admissions.
To apply, visit https://faculty.utexas.edu/career/100174