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Student Teaching Observer - IE

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Students Position status: Part Time Pay rate: Hourly Specify range or amount: $10.00 per hour up to $100.00 per semester Supervisor: Anita M. Brown The Department of Philosophy and Religion, in collaboration with the Center for Faculty Innovation, is seeking up to two (2) students to observe and provide feedback from a student perspective on a Philosophy professor’s teaching of PHIL 150: Ethical Reasoning during the fall. This is an exciting opportunity to partner with a professor and to share your unique experience as a student! Duties and responsibilities: Participate in a 2-hour training session for observing teaching Observe 3 full class periods of PHIL 150: Ethical Reasoning (T/Th, 11am-12:15pm, HBS G010) Participate in a 1-hour feedback session with the professor after completing each of the observations Participate in a 1-hour follow-up conversation at the end of experience to debrief Qualifications: Must be available to observe three Tuesdays or Thursdays from 11am-12:15pm in HBS G010 Must have strong communication skills (especially listening and offering observations) Must enjoy and feel comfortable interacting one-on-one with professors Must have strong attention to detail, including punctuality Preferable to have an interest in education and/or teaching Application types accepted: Student Application Required applicant documents: Cover letter Resume Transcript Contact information for 2 professional references (name, phone number, and email address) Proposed starting date: 9/26/17

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title Student Teaching Observer - IE
Posting Number J1017
Position Type Institutional Employment
Position Status Part Time
College/Division College of Arts and Letters
Department 100031 - Philosophy and Religion
Pay Rate Hourly
Specify Range or Amount $10.00 up to $100 per semester

Position Summary Information

General Information

The Department of Philosophy and Religion, in collaboration with the Center for Faculty Innovation, is seeking up to two (2) students to observe and provide feedback from a student perspective on a Philosophy professor’s teaching of PHIL 150: Ethical Reasoning during the fall. This is an exciting opportunity to partner with a professor and to share your unique experience as a student!

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities:
Participate in a 2-hour training session for observing teaching
Observe 3 full class periods of PHIL 150: Ethical Reasoning (T/Th, 11am-12:15pm, HBS G010)
Participate in a 1-hour feedback session with the professor after completing each of the observations
Participate in a 1-hour follow-up conversation at the end of experience to debrief

Qualifications

Must be available to observe three Tuesdays or Thursdays from 11am-12:15pm in HBS G010
Must have strong communication skills (especially listening and offering observations)
Must enjoy and feel comfortable interacting one-on-one with professors
Must have strong attention to detail, including punctuality
Preferable to have an interest in education and/or teaching

Conditions of Employment

Students must be degree-seeking students, enrolled on at least a half-time basis (6 credits for undergraduate and 5 credits for graduate).

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 08/21/2017
Beginning Review Date 08/28/2017
Closing Date 09/11/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date 09/26/2017
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We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript(s)
  4. Letter of Reference #1
  5. Letter of Reference #2
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