All applicants for ITP PhD studies are automatically considered for available funding options. Although you may be eligible for grants or fellowships, working as a Teaching Assistant is another way to supplement funding your PhD studies.  

Teaching Assistants (TA):

The following skills are desired:

  • 2-3 years of work experience in design, building, and configuring network solutions (including data center, campus network, VoIP, and next generation networks)
  • Support for both Internet Service Protocols (ISP) and Enterprise Routing and Switching Architectures using multivendor solutions.
  • Familiarity with Virtualization, Unix system administration and scripting
  • Familiarity with Network automation and DevOps technologies
  • Perform network engineering hardware/software testing and research
  • Experienced with software-defined networking, network functions virtualization, and open source software
  • Management experience, including verbal/written skills, and presenting before a technical audience
  • The ability to work with limited supervision 

ITP's curriculum is diverse and there are a variety of advanced courses where TA's are needed. If your skill-set matches the faculty requirements in coursework focused on Wireless Networking, Network Security, or Telecom Policy & Strategy, we would be happy to discuss the Teaching Assistant opportunity with you.

Please refer to the curriculum for ITP's four (4) education tracks for more details about focus areas in general and ITP courses: