The Teaching Assistant (TA) will work to support the course manager, Olivia Paige, with various tasks outlined below. In addition, the TA will work with the course instructors, Dr. Geoffrey Tabin and Dr. Michele Barry. The TA will be hired at 25% time, working a total of 10 hours per week (including class meeting times).
The Teaching Assistant’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Updating and maintaining course website on Canvas
- Grading assignments and drafting grading rubrics
- Producing and managing a mid-quarter evaluation
- Sourcing and preparing teaching materials including lecture slides
- Tracking and maintaining record of student attendance
- Attending office hours (appointments made by students via email)
- Attending weekly course planning meetings
- Coordinating course logistics and communications as requested by the Course Manager
- Attending all class meeting times
Opportunities and Benefits:
This position is an excellent professional opportunity, as the TA will work directly with the Senior Associate Dean for Global Health and Professor of Ophthalmology and Co-Founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project. There is the opportunity for the TA to conduct an in-depth evaluation of the course content and curriculum, should the TA have this skillset or a desire to develop skills in this area. If interested, the TA may work with Dr. Barry and Dr. Tabin on curriculum development for the following year’s course.
Skills and Abilities:
- Detail-oriented and a strong self-starter, able to follow tasks through to completion with little supervision.
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Strong interest in global health and health equity
- Able to commit to 10 hours per week (including class meeting times)
Position Supervisor: Olivia Paige, Program Manager, Center for Innovation in Global Health
Course Information: Global Health: Through an Equity Lens, MED 194/294
Class Meeting Time: Autumn Quarter, Wednesdays, 9:45AM -11:45AM PT via Zoom
Hours: 10 hours per week (flexible other than class meeting times)
Compensation: 25% time (10 hours per week) paid according to the University assistantship salary table at the following link: https://gfs.stanford.edu/salary/salary21/tal_all.pdf
Application: To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Olivia Paige, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants must be current students at Stanford University.