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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

TA for HIST 3348/GWSS 3408

The History Department is seeking graduate student with training in US Women's History to work in the spring semester as a TA with Prof. Gail Dubrow in HIST 3348/GWSS 3408, which meets Tuesdays from 2:30 to 5 p.m. 

Please see the job description below.

If you are interested please send me an email (chambers@umn.edu) in which you express your interest in the position and briefly discuss your experience and preparation. Attach your cv. 

The Department is actively reviewing applications and hopes to make an appointment by Dec. 22.
Graduate Teaching Assistant

History 3348- Women in Modern America

Required/Preferred Qualifications

Preparation at the Graduate level in the field of US Women’s History is essential. Successful candidate will be well organized, thorough and detail oriented, with excellent skills in writing, proofreading and editing. Excellent communication skills, written language skills, and competence in computer use are required. The position may require learning new software.

Other specialized skills/experience


Under the supervision of the course instructor, this position provides assistance in the teaching and advising of students enrolled in History 3348- Women in Modern America.

  • Attend all course sessions and hold weekly office hours.
  • Facilitate in-class discussions and course activities.
  • Manage course Moodle site including organizing, posting, and updating course materials, and responding to student queries.
  • Assist with the grading of student assignments and examinations
  • Maintain course records and track student performance (attendance, grades, and routine performance updates to students).
  • Assist Instructor with class preparation.
  • Prepare oral and visual presentations
  • Make copies of handouts and other course materials as needed.
  • Provide assistance in the form of reading, note taking, transcription, and visual description, as assigned by course instructor.
  • Other duties, as assigned.