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University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 17, 2023

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


College/School/Unit: College of Natural Sciences
Department: Chemistry
Posted: Aug 1, 2022
Apply By: 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.

Application Instructions

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.

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