Monday, April 25, 2011

Hiring: GTA Position in the Africana Studies Program

The Africana Studies Program in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences will be hiring a graduate teaching assistant (GTA) for the 2011-12 Academic Year (August 16, 2011, to May 15, 2012, average 20 hours per week).


· Teach two sections of ASP 220 Introduction to Africana Studies in the fall 2011 semester and two sections in the spring 2012 semester
· Maintain at least three office hours each week for students

· Grade Examinations and Assignments

· Assist Coordinator of Africana Studies with program lectures and events


· Enrolled at WVU in a full-time graduate program 2011-12. Minimum GPA 3.0. Preference given to Eberly College of Arts and Sciences students.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a mastery of the English language

· Previous experience as a Graduate Teaching Assistant or Graduate Instructor teaching undergraduate students in highly desirable

· Experience working with diverse populations is highly desirable

Application Process:

Please send a cover letter describing your qualifications, a resume, and contact information for two faculty members who are willing to discuss your qualifications for the position to:

Joseph Hodge, Coordinator of the Africana Studies Program
220 Woodburn Hall,
P.O. Box 6303

Applicant reviews will begin on Monday, May 9st, 2011. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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