Teaching Assistant Counselor Positions

An integral part of SIMUW is the participation of six Teaching Assistant/Counselors (TACs). These TACs work with the high school students in the classroom and join them in social activities. The TACs also meet separately with the instructors and work on mathematics related to the material in which the students are engaged. TACs live in UW residence halls with the students and work full time for SIMUW.

Applicants for TAC positions should be finishing at least their sophomore year in college by June (graduate students are eligible too), should be studying mathematics or a closely related field, and should have some experience working with high school age students. Former SIMUW participants are encouraged to apply, including freshmen, who are eligible for the position of Junior TAC.

Each TAC is paid a stipend of at least for the six weeks, with larger stipends based on experience. Junior TACs receive . In addition, TACs are provided single room and board on campus.

If you are interested in being a SIMUW TAC, please fill out a TAC application form and follow the additional instructions on it.

Applications received by , will be given priority, but late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

It is expected that we will start making decisions soon after February 1st. If you are planning to apply, but are likely to miss the target date, please send a message to simuw@math.washington.edu indicating your intention to apply in order to ensure proper consideration.