Graduate Teaching Assistantships
Each academic year the Department of Religious Studies awards Graduate Teaching Assistantships to around five qualified graduated students. GTAs will be required to assist the instructor with one Religious Studies principal course each semester. The religious studies faculty decides the assignment of GTAs to specific courses.
Deadline to apply: January 15, 2019
The Department will review each application carefully and make a recommendation based on the quality of the applicant. Interviews may be conducted if deemed necessary. A GTA appointment is for a one-year term and typically renewable only once.
GTA duties include but are not limited to: - Grading of examinations and papers - Interaction with students regarding grading and course concerns - Occasionally lecture under supervision of faculty - Maintaining course records: roster, grades, etc. - Regular attendance in class - Leading discussion class sections, if required by the structure of the course.The prospective GTA needs to be a graduate student in good standing in the M.A. program in Religious Studies at the University of Kansas and be enrolled in six hours or more. Salary starts at $13,000 for the academic year. In addition to the stipend, tuition costs (in state or out of state) are covered as well.