Posted 3/7/17

Graduate Assistant (GA)

Applications are being accepted for one (1) regular GA position, pending position clearance, for the 2017-18 academic year. Students who have previously served three years as a TA are eligible to apply.

Duties: Assist in upper division courses and/or Anth 151 and 152 and/or 215/215L. TAs assigned to 151 and 152 are expected to lead discussion sections. TAs assigned to 215/215L are expected to run 215 labs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Academic excellence
  • Evidence of timely progress in the program
  • Full-time graduate student in anthropology

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Sufficient background in both cultural and archaeology (for 151 and 152 TAs)
  • Sufficient training in biological or physical anthropology (for 215/215L TAs)
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Undergraduate-level teaching experience
  • Faculty recommendations reflect academic excellence

Monthly Salary (half time): $1458.50 MA level; $1577.50 PhD level

To Apply: Applications will be accepted by email only.  Submit a GA Application Form and Annual Progress Report as pdf files to Three references should email their letter to

Conditions and Criteria for selecting TAs (pdf)
GA Application Form (PDF version)

Closing Date: Continuous Recruitment.

Priority will be given to applications received by August 18, 2017.

Appointments are contingent upon position clearance and availability of funds.