University of Missouri-Kansas City, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 1748-GTA [#16061]
Position Title: Graduate Teaching Assistant
Position Type: Student programs
Position Location: Kansas City, Missouri 64110, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics/Statistics
Application Deadline: 2020/10/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/07/07, listed until 2020/10/16)
Position Description:    

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Mathematics Graduate Teaching Assistant

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for multiple Graduate Teaching Assistant positions (GTAs) in Spring and Fall 2021. The duties of the GTAs, under the supervision of the faculty and/or staff, may include

1. Assist faculty members with classroom instruction and proctoring exams. 2. Create and write materials such as a syllabus, answer keys, and supplementary notes. 3. Tutor or mentor students. 4. Prepare presentations for lectures. 5. Hand out assignments and grade papers. 6. Record grades and inform students of their final grades. 7. Arrange for teaching observations. 8. Meet with students during office hours. 9. Teach entry-level Math or Stat courses.

GTAs are expected to work 20 hours per week during a fall or spring semester. GTAs working during a fall or spring semester will receive competitive monthly payments. GTAs will also receive a fellowship for up to 9 hours of graduate coursework towards their plan of study. Summer teaching is often available, which provides additional pay.

Application Process

1. The applicant must first apply for admission to the M.S. or Ph.D. Math or Stat program. For more details visit https://cas.umkc.edu/math/degree-programs/graduate-programs/application/. 2. The primary GTA application deadline for applicants wishing to begin in the Fall semester is February 15 for both international and domestic applications.

3. The primary GTA application deadline for applicants wishing to begin in the Spring semester is October 1 for both international and domestic applications.

4. The applicant must send the following materials as a single pdf file to umkcmathdept@umkc.edu With the e-mail subject “GTA Application”:

a. A departmental GTA Application Form. (https://cas.umkc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/GTAappR1.docx )

b. Three letters of recommendation. Please give a copy of the Evaluation of Fitness for Graduate Studies (https://cas.umkc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/GTAevalform.docx) to all those writing recommendations and have them attach it to their letters.

Minimum Requirement: Must have a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields

Additional Information: The Department of Mathematics & Statistics offers graduate programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics and Statistics. Our faculty are active in research and offer an array of courses that provide a solid foundation in Mathematics and Statistics, as well as independent study courses that prepare students for research. There are many career opportunities in Kansas City for our graduates. Recent graduates found employment in the city at companies such as Sprint, H&R Block, the Federal Reserve Bank, IQVIA, Lockton, Cerner or pursued academic careers For questions, please contact Dr. Majid Bani-Yaghoub baniyaghoubm@umkc.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links: • EEO is the Law English Version • EEO is the Law Spanish Version • EEO is the Law Chinese Version


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University of Missouri-Kansas City
Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics
206 Haag Hall
5120 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
Web Page: https://cas.umkc.edu/math/.

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