Teaching Assistant in Introduction to Biology

Strayer University
Full time
Education and Training
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Teaching Assistant in Introduction to Biology – Online (Part-Time)



  • Remote / Nationwide


To create the optimal learning environment, the University relies on Teaching Assistants to support instructional faculty by interacting with students in online classrooms that have a large number of students.

We are currently in search of a passionate part-time Teaching Assistant to support our online undergraduate-level Introduction to Biology class for the upcoming Fall quarter.


NOTE: Applications must include copies of unofficial transcripts to receive full consideration.


Essential Duties:



  • Analyze student activity within discussions and assessments and choose the appropriate responses

  • Accurately use the right type of responses based upon training and input from the master instructor

  • Assist in managing generic student communications

  • Utilize online learning platform (Blackboard) to communicate with students

  • Escalate unique issues to the master instructor

  • Assist with grading

  • Monitor engagement levels and provide recommendations on the best approach on how to increase engagement

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Adhere to university policies and procedures


Education:



  • All degrees must be conferred and from an accredited institution to be considered

  • Master’s degree in Biology, Botany, Zoology or any Biological specialty. Master’s degree in any discipline with at least 18 semester or 27 quarter hours of graduate course work in a life science. No more than 9 graduate hours in health, nutrition or nursing may be counted towards the 18-hour minimum.


Work Experience:



  • Previous teaching experience with adult learners, required


Job Skills:



  • Exhibits sound judgment in making decisions

  • Ability to lead group discussions

  • Ability to keep accurate records

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must have strong computer skills


Other:



  • Access information using a computer

  • Effectively communicate, both up and down the management chain

  • Manage potentially stressful situations in a professional and ethical manner

  • Strong mental acuity


If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete our application process, please contact our Human Resources Department at Careers@strategiced.com.


Part time

R11395


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