We are seeking dynamic Graduate Teaching Assistants for our upcoming Fall 2024 University-wide course UNIV104: The Art & Science of What Works in Life. The course asks students to critically evaluate works of art and popular cultural productions (e.g., music, film, literature, perspectives from artists) and evaluate evidence from the social sciences on how to navigate life. We are looking for 9 Graduate Teaching Assistants and 1 Head Teaching Assistant.

Time Requirements
All TA positions will require sufficient effort (9-10 hours/week) and qualify as a standard teaching assistantship. Head TAs may expect to commit more time, not exceeding 19.5 hours weekly.

  • Graduate students, as well as postdoctoral scholars, are welcomed to apply.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to synthesize and recognize interconnections between arts and sciences
  •  Commitment to fostering an inclusive, engaging learning environment
  •  Familiarity with data analysis, critical theory, social sciences, and/or intersections with arts
  •  Experience with digital platforms like Canvas, Qualtrics, Microsoft Teams & Office
  •  Careful attention to detail and organizational skills

Applications for all positions are due Extended Deadline: April 8th, 2024.

Selected applicants will be given their offers for the TA roles via email by May 7th, 2024.

If you have further questions, please email Victoria Pinedo, victoria.pinedo@duke.edu

Last updated on April 24th, 2024.