University of Missouri-Kansas City, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 1748-ATP [#17596]
Position Title: Graduate Teaching Assistant
Position Type: Student programs
Position Location: Kansas City, Missouri 64110, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics & Statistics
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/04/19, listed until 2021/10/19)
Position Description:    

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 2022. GTAs are expected to work 20 hours per week during a fall or spring semester. GTAs will receive competitive monthly payments and a fellowship for up to 9 hours of graduate coursework towards their plan of study. Summer teaching is often available, which provides additional pay. 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.


1. Must have a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields.

2. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Application Process

1. The applicant must first apply for admission to the M.S. or Ph.D. Math or Stat program:

2. For details of MS Math admission please visit: For details of MS Stat admission please visit: For details of PhD Math/Stat admission please visit:

3. In the application, please indicate that you would like to be a GTA.

4. The applicant must upload the following materials as a single pdf file:

1. GTA Application form (

2. Evaluation of Fitness for Graduate Studies form ( This form should be completed by three of your former or current professors. 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

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University of Missouri-Kansas City
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
206 Haag Hall
5120 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
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