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Graduate Student Teaching Assistant - Conrad
(Posted on:  March 5, 2013)




                                              SPRING QUARTER 2013



Position Title:   Teaching Assistant     

Class:    HSMGMT 513 B&C 

Supervising Faculty:   Doug Conrad, PhD 

Employment Period:   April 1, 2013 to June 15, 2013

Hours per week:     10-20     (25-50% FTE)  negotiable

Position Description: Douglas Conrad, PhD, Professor of Health Services and Adjunct Professor of Finance and Business Economics, is seeking a Teaching Assistant (TA) for Spring Quarter 2013 for the course, Seminar in Health Care Finance (HSMGMT 513 B&C), which is a required component of the Executive Program in Health Services Administration (EMHA) at the University of Washington (UW).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 10-20 hours per week (negotiable with the candidate): April 1, 2013 – June 14, 2013
  • Office hours with students (conducted via e-mail, webinar, or periodic on-site sessions at the EMHA teaching facility: Park 140 in Bellevue
  • Grading three health care finance problem sets (supported by answer key and consultation with Dr. Conrad)
  • Assisting Dr. Conrad with supplementary course materials (additional readings and reference materials)
  • Assisting Dr. Conrad in grading three team-based case studies during the term

 Position Qualifications:

  • At least second year status in the PhD, MHA, MBA, or similar UW graduate programs
  • Excellent familiarity with managerial finance (investment and financing decisions and related principles of financial economics): Required
  • Working knowledge of health services delivery, financing, organization, and payment: Preferred

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 Student: It is the policy of the Department of Health Services to reimburse tuition 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 may be a Benefits eligible position depending upon negotiated hours.

To Apply: Go to URL and follow the instructions.  Email application materials to Susan Lien with a copy to Dr. Conrad please include the position posting #6092 in your email subject line.  In addition, please label all attachements with your last name. 

A copy of the course syllubus can be obtained at the  Additional Details link below.

You may contact Dr. Conrad directly by phoning (206) 616-2923 or emailing if you have questions regarding course details or expectations of the position.

Deadline: Submit your application materials by   March 29, 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

[ Additional Details ]
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