Teaching Assistant - Philosophy - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Assists the professor in running the large section of Ethics and Values, a class with 100+ 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.


Skill 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, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.

Pay Range

$9.00 to $11.25 per hour

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Philosophy/Humanities
  • Teaching Assistant - Philosophy
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Tutors and Learning Resources
  • Other Administrative
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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