We are now accepting applications for the 2024 – 2025 academic year!

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Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Positions

The School of Chemistry and Biochemistry employs several undergraduate teaching assistants (TAs) most fall and spring semesters. The number of positions open each semester is variable.

To qualify for a TA position, undergraduate students must:

  • Have completed two semesters of college, at minimum, prior to the first semester of being a TA
  • Have completed CHEM 1212K at Georgia Tech or a course deemed its equivalent at another institution
  • Be available to be hired for a minimum of 8 hours per week for to TA for 1000 level courses and CHEM 2216; be available to be hired for a minimum of 12 hours per week to TA for CHEM 2380
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be willing to take CETL 2000 or an equivalent course or already have taken CETL 2000 or an equivalent course
  • Not hold another position on campus that is funded through Federal Work Study
  • Provide the name of a Georgia Tech faculty member (preferably in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry) who can serve as a reference (letters are not required, but faculty will be contacted)

School of Chemistry and Biochemistry undergraduate TA positions:

  • Are laboratory-based positions that require both on-line and in-person safety training
  • Are compensated at a rate of $15 per hour (no credit can be earned beyond CETL 2000)
  • Require real-time logging of hours

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities vary by course assignment; however, most assignments include:

  • Attendance at weekly TA meetings
  • Completion of Canvas assignments designed to enhance preparation  
  • Facilitation of one laboratory period per week for the assigned course
  • Grading of laboratory-related assignments submitted by the students in the section facilitated
  • Holding one office hour per week for students

If you are interested in serving as a teaching assistant in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, then please complete this application. Review of applications for fall term positions will begin on March 1 and continue until positions have been filled.

Please note that we give preference to returning TAs for spring terms and often do not need to hire for summer.  

If you have questions regarding these positions or the application process, then please contact Danyelle Storey at danyelle.storey@chemistry.gatech.edu.

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Master’s Student Teaching Assistant Positions

The School of Chemistry and Biochemistry gives preference to teaching assistant (TA) applicants who are pursuing degrees in our School. Occasionally, we have positions available for students pursuing M.S. degrees in other Schools.

To qualify for a TA position, M.S. students from outside our School must:

  • Demonstrate a strong background in chemistry concepts
  • Demonstrate the equivalent of two semesters of chemistry laboratory experience and a strong laboratory safety ethos  
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be willing to take CETL 8000 or an equivalent course or already have taken CETL 8000 or an equivalent course
  • Provide the name of a Georgia Tech faculty member (preferably in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry) who can serve as a reference (letters are not required, but faculty will be contacted)

School of Chemistry and Biochemistry M.S. student TA positions:

  • Are laboratory-based positions that require both on-line and in-person safety training
  • Are compensated with a monthly wage  
  • May include a tuition waiver, assuming students are hired at 18 hours per week

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities vary by course assignment; however, most assignments include:

  • Attendance at weekly TA meetings
  • Completion of Canvas assignments designed to enhance preparation  
  • Facilitation of one laboratory period per week for the assigned course
  • Grading of laboratory-related assignments submitted by the students in the section facilitated
  • Holding one office hour per week for students

If you are interested in serving as a teaching assistant in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, then please complete this application. Review of applications for Fall 2024 positions will begin on March 1 and continue until positions have been filled.

Please note that we give preference to returning TAs for spring terms and often do not need to hire for summer.  

If you have questions regarding these positions or the application process, then please contact Danyelle Storey at danyelle.storey@chemistry.gatech.edu.