University of Missouri-Kansas City, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 1748-MGTA [#21266]
Position Title: Mathematics Graduate Teaching Assistant
Position Location: Kansas City, Missouri 64110, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics Graduate Teaching Assistant
Application Deadline: 2023/03/03 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/24, listed until 2023/08/24)
Position Description:    

The Division of Computing, Analytics and Mathematics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for multiple Graduate Teaching Assistant positions (GTAs) in Fall 2023. 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.

Eligibility:

1. Must have a bachelor’s or a master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields. 2. One of the degrees must be from a U.S. institution

Application Process

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

For details of admission and degree requirements please visit:

a) MS Math https://catalog.umkc.edu/colleges-schools/science-engineering/mathematics-statistics/master-of-science-mathematics/

b) MS Stat https://catalog.umkc.edu/colleges-schools/science-engineering/mathematics-statistics/master-of-science-statistics/

c) PhD Math https://catalog.umkc.edu/colleges-schools/graduate-studies/mathematics/

Note that GRE scores are no longer required for MS applicants, and may be waived for PhD applicants if necessary.

2. To apply for a GTA position: Indicate interest in the GTA position when prompted in the online application for admission. You will be asked to provide contact information for 3 letters of recommendation.

Additional Information: The Mathematics & Statistics Program 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. Liana Sega segal@umkc.edu


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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Missouri--Kansas City
5100 Rockhill Road
Haag Hall Room 206
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
Web Page: https://sse.umkc.edu/academics/programs/mathematics-and-statistics.html