Engineering Education Now Accepting Applications for a limited number of Spring 2019 Full Time Graduate Teaching Assistantships (20hr/wk). Review of applications will begin on Thursday 12/27/18. Submit your application by 5pm EST on Wednesday 12/26/18 for full consideration.
Enrolled in College of Engineering and pursuing MS, MEng or PhD degree and have completed at least one semester (12 credits) of graduate-level course work in an engineering discipline at Virginia Tech.
Interest in teaching first-year engineering students
Excellent communication skills
Fluency in MATLAB and have experience with CAD (SolidWorks)
Teaching and meeting availability as described below
Desirable Qualifications (please highlight in your cover letter):
Previous VT employment
Knowledge of contemporary issues in engineering such as sustainability, globalization, emerging technologies, use of classroom technology
Curriculum development experience
For Spring 2019, GTAs will be assigned to work with one or more faculty to help teach two sections of EngE1216, a second semester course for first year students. The available sections meet back to back on Tuesday and Thursday:
8:00-9:15 and then from 9:30-11:00AM, or
2:00-3:15 and then from 3:30-4:45 PM.
Each section will have approximately 72 students. Responsibilities may include grading, assisting with in-class activities, helping to created classroom and homework assignments, holding office hours, and attending course related content and pedagogy meetings (~1hr/week).
You must be available for teaching team meetings on 1/9/19 and 1/14/19.
Selected candidates will be interviewed by phone on 1/2/19.
Questions may be addressed to email@example.com.
To apply submit the following:
Cover letter describing relevant skills, applicable teaching/mentoring experience, teaching interest, and career goals
Unofficial transcript showing 12 hours of graduate-level course work in an engineering discipline
Contact information for two references within the US (please do not attach reference letters)
Compile your documents, in the order describe above into a single multi-page PDF and submit to the link provided below. The name of the file must include your first and last names, last name first (i.e., Last_First.pdf).