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Teaching Assistant - B-102

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Federal Work-Study Position Application Form

Job Title

 Teaching Assistant: B-102
Reports to  Dan Ulrich
Department  Academic
Days of Week Class attendance Wednesdays, other days as agreed
Time of Day Wednesdays 6-9 PM, other times as agreed
Hours per week 8.5-Spring only
Start date  1/9/14
End date  5/3/14
Pay rate  9.75
General description/brief summary Teaching Assistant for Introduction to New Testament History and Literature. Contributes to students learning in the classroom section of the course. The Assistant also has an opportunity to gain some experience in planning, implementing and evaluating a graduate level course.
Duties/responsibilities

The assistant is expected to attend most class sessions and to meet regularly with the instructor. Other tasks may include leading tutorials for students who need help with the large amount of data covered in the course, assisting with small and large group discussions or assisting with comments on papers. The specific tasks involved are negotiable and vary depending on the interests of the assistant and the needs of the students taking the course.

Other duties as assigned.

Skills/qualifications Excellent prior completion of B-102-Introduction to New Testament History and Literature or an equivalent graduate level course at another seminary. Gifts for teaching, including the ability to lead review sessions and class discussions. Respect for diversity and attention to the needs of individual students. Ability to monitor discussions on Moodle.
Physical demands  N/A

 

Nick Miller Kauffman
Master of Arts

NickAfter four years at Manchester College, I found my thirst for knowledge was far from quenched. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in peace studies, but I didn't want to push on into the social sciences. With Bethany's master's degree in theology with a peace studies emphasis, I saw an opportunity to continue studying the peace and justice issues that so impassion me from the humanities perspective, and that I found so enlivening in my final year of college. Here I can study, learn, and prepare for whatever comes next. I am on first-name terms with a faculty that is committed to me--something that would be hard to find at a larger school. And I can see already that the same issues that excite me are exciting to my professors.