Political Science Research Assistants

Brigham Young University HawaiiLaie, HI

21 days ago


Job Title

Political Science Teaching Assistant (Brian K. Houghton)

Job Location

Laie, HI - 96762

Job Overview

  • Positions available: 1
  • Job #: 2973601
  • Posted: 9/2/2023
  • Source: Inside Higher Ed
  • Site: www.insidehighered.com


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  • Attend all mandatory Student TA training and orientation held on a college and department level.
  • Assist faculty members with classroom instruction, exams, record keeping, and other miscellaneous projects.
  • Tutor or mentor students
  • Obtain materials needed for classes, including texts and other materials.
  • Assist in preparing presentations for lectures.
  • Hand out assignments and grade papers.
  • Proctor examinations
  • Record grades and inform students of their final grades.
  • Help professors and teachers develop course plans and class syllabi.
  • Create and write materials such as a syllabus, visual aids, answer keys, supplementary notes, and course websites.
  • Correspond with students on Canvas or related inter-campus communication system.
  • Take attendance and record responses.
  • Record lecture given by professor as needed


  • Education:
    • Upper-Division Courses Completed
  • Work Experience:
    • 6 Months of Directly Relevant Experience
  • Physical Demands:
    • Typical classroom environment

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