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Teaching Assistantships
Open Positions for 2014-2015 Academic Year

The Graduate School of Management has several Teaching Assistant positions open for the 2013-2014.

Spring Quarter 2014 MGT 234 Reader 25% of Full Time
Spring Quarter 2014 MGT/P 260 Reader 25% of Full Time

25% = 10 hours per week
50% = 20 hours per week

Qualifications

260 Reader Position

Qualifications: Student must have completed MGB 205 (Financial Theory and Policy) or equivalent with a least “A-”;  Completion of MGB 260 is desirable.

234 Reader Position:

Qualifications:  Student should have a reasonable comfort level with economics and ideally marketing. Advanced marketing knowledge preferred but not required. 

Duties Include:

  • 4-5 optional problem sets (Keys will be provided)
  • 1/2 to 2/3 of one midterm
  • A first review of 2 group position papers (3-pages plus exhibits)
  • An individual level 5-page case write-up of a specified case which may be chosen as one of three final project options
  • 1/2 to 2/3 grading of a final exam (a second final project option)

MGT 11A/B TA position

Applicants must have a strong background in accounting or have completed MGT 200A. Financial Accounting with a B+ or better.  

Responsibilities

Teaching assistants are responsible for conducting discussion sections, holding office hours, and grading homework. It is TA’s responsibility to participate in regular class as well as his/her discussion section. This rule guarantees that there would be no problem in sharing in proctoring and grading exams, sharing responsibility equally among fellow TAs. You will be asked to administer midterms and finals for lecture and be asked to hold extra office hours during midterms/finals.  MGT 11B  and MGT 120 TA’s will be asked to lead 3 discussion sections, all other positions will be asked to lead 2 discussion sections.

The title Reader is given to a graduate or undergraduate student appointed for the ability to render diverse services as a “course assistant,” which will normally include the grading of student papers and examinations. A Reader will not be assigned the responsibilities of leading discussion or laboratory sections.

The Tutor works with individual students or small groups of students to assist them in their learning. Material covered may be topical in nature or related to a specific course. Tutors may keep regularly scheduled drop-in hours for student consultation and tutoring. Tutors do not grade tests, papers or other student assignments and do not work under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

Tutors are paid on an hourly basis for hours worked and recorded on their time sheet.

Salary and Benefits

  • A 50% teaching assistant appointment receives $1,961.67 monthly stipend and fee remission
  • A 25% teaching assistant appointment receives $980.83 monthly stipend and fee remission
  • A 25% Remedial Tutor II receives $648.80 monthly stipend and fee remission

Teaching assistants appointment of 25% or higher receive a fee remission*, expect for courses taken in Summer Sessions**. Teaching Assistants appointed to Summer Sessions are appointed by the Office of Summer Sessions.  There are no fee remissions offered for any student academic appointment during the Summer. 

* Fee remission includes Education and Registration fees as well as Health Insurance. Please note: self-supporting degree programs (i.e. Working Professional) do not receive a fee remission. These TA’s receive a salary only.

How to Apply

Please submit an application to jobs@gsm.ucdavis.edu or you can turn them in person in 2306 Gallagher. We only need one application, please indicate on your application if you are applying for one or more positions.

Note: Please do not apply if you are not able to teach the discussion sections listed in the schedule.

Teaching Assistant Application (word document)

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