Teaching Assistant - Philosophy/Humanities - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Assists professor in running large section of Ethics and Values, a class with over one hundred students. Works with smaller groups of students for two hours each week, facilitating discussions and helping students understand the course material. Grades materials and leads discussions.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a field of study directly related to the course subject or equivalent combination of education and experience totaling four years.

Preferred Qualifications

Taken or audited PHIL 2050/205H/205G.


Knowledge of philosophy and writing sufficient to evaluate and grade philosophy papers at the lower division level.


Skills in the use of personal computers and related software applications.


Ability to lead discussions on abstract and/or sensitive topics.

Ability to explain principles of good writing.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.

Pay Range

$9.00 to $11.25 per hour

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Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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