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ENGINEERING CITY SCHOLARS TE 360 TEACHING ASSISTANT

Organization

Technology Entrepreneur Center

Type

Teaching Assistantship

Percent

50

Description, Responsibilities, and Qualifications

This position will support the TE360 (Lectures in Engineering Entrepreneurship) class required of all Engineering City Scholars, which is a program that brings Grainger College of Engineering students to Chicago for a semester-long internship program. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with teaching 1 section of TE 360 (approximately 30 students)
  • Travel every Thursday to Chicago for class meeting
  • Meet weekly with TE360 instructors and City Scholars staff
  • Post and moderate weekly online discussion questions
  • Prepare weekly guest presenter bios and relevant readings
  • Manage grading and assignments on Canvas
  • Conduct professional development training and activities for students

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Ability to be in Chicago on Thursdays from 10:30am-1:30pm during the academic semester
  • Graduate student at the University of Illinois in a program that has not been designated as cost-recovery or self‐supporting
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to work on a self-directed basis, as well as, collaboratively
  • Native English speaker or a qualifying score of the TOEFL iBT, iELTS, or the English Proficiency Interview (EPI)

Preferred:

  • Graduate student in Grainger College of Engineering
  • Higher education teaching experience
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate students
  • Interest in entrepreneurship and technology

 

Compensation

Compensation is commensurate with current University of Illinois policies on graduate student stipends and waivers. 

Application Procedure

Evaluation of qualified applicants will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is selected.  Interested candidates should submit a resume/CV and short letter of interest outlining how you meet the posted qualifications. 

Email materials to Mary Deering, marydeer@illinois.edu

Application Deadline

12/2/2022
Contact Info

Contact Name

Mary Deering

Contact Phone

7087243100

Contact Address

Illini Center 200 S. Wacker Drive, 4th Floor Chicago, IL 60606

Start Date

Tuesday, January 17, 2023