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Graduate Student Teaching Assistant -Thompson 480
(Posted on:  February 7, 2013)



Department of Health Services   

Graduate Student Teaching Assistant

Position Announcement


Position Title: Graduate Student Teaching Assistant (50% FTE)

Course Name and Number: Issues in Public Health - HSERV 480

Supervising Faculty: Jack Thompson

Hours per Week:  20    (50% FTE)

Employment Period:    03-16-2013 to 06-15-2013

Position Description: The Health Services course 480 IS A REQUIRED COURSE FOR UNDERGRADUATE PUBLIC HEALTH MAJORS.  The course focuses on the Public Health System in the US and Systems Issues associated with problems and issues in epidemiology, health services delivery and administration, environmental health, and related fields.  This course will have approximately 75 students

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Assist in conceptual design of course

· Prepare examinations in collaboration with course instructor

· Play a major role in coordinating the course

· Read and comment on written assignments

· Hold office hours or otherwise be available to counsel students

Minimum Education Required:  First and Second year MPH and MHA Students

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills Required: Commensurate experience with or demonstrated knowledge of the public health system.

Eligibility: Must be a matriculated student by first date of employment

Salary:  This is a GSA position governed by the UAW contract paid in accordance with 2012-2013 TA/RA/SA Salary Schedules.

 *Fee Based StudentIt is the policy of the Department of Health Services to reimburse tuition/course fees at Graduate Resident Tier 1 level.    the student is responsible for all remaining tuition and fees.

Please note: All employees hired in the Department of Health Services require a background check

This is a Benefits eligible position

To Apply: Go to URL and follow the instructions.  Email application materials to Susan Lien ; please include the position posting #6027  in your email subject line.

Questions about the position may be directed to Jack Thompson at 206.616.1061

Deadline: Submit your application materials by    February 14th , 2013

Acceptance: If offered the position the candidate must accept within one week.

Notification: Those candidates not hired will be notified via email.


Additional Details:

Hours per week (approx.): 20

The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process contact the department at 206-616-2935 or the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206.543.6450/V, 206.543.6452/TTY, 206.685.7264 (FAX), or e-mail at