Students enrolled in Ph.D. programs may be employed up to eight semesters.
Students enrolled in M.A. programs may be employed up to four semesters.
The term of a single appointment for graduate students will not exceed one academic year.
The student's degree progress and job performance will be reviewed in making each appointment.
Students appointed to assistantships must notify the program of all University appointments.
The following are the minimum criteria for students appointed to graduate instructor TA positions in PsyF/QME:
Graduate instructors will be paid at the level I salary rate unless they have taught a course before, assisted in the course or participated in a teacher prep course (e.g., EPsy5271 or the CTLS Preparing Future Faculty Course). After having taught or assisted in the course or participating in a teacher prep course, graduate instructors will be paid at the level III salary rate.
The TA petition form [.pdf] is to be used when applying for TA or Graduate Instructor TA positions for which the applicant has not completed the course or does not have a master’s degree to teach a 5-level course.
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