Published: Nov. 9, 2016

The Program in Jewish Studies invites applications to serve as a Graduate Assistant for JWST/GSLL 2350: Introduction to Jewish Culture in Spring 2017. This is a 30% appointment for 12 hours per week. The position carries a tuition remission for 6 credit hours along with a monthly stipend. The stipend amount is determined by the Graduate School, and should be roughly the same as last semester's amount of $5,722.13 divided over five months.

JWST 2350 meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30PM - 4:45PM, and the responsibilities of the GA may include:

  • attending class sessions
  • leading discussions
  • holding office hours
  • meeting with students
  • grading assignments
  • other duties specified by the instructor

Students wishing to apply for this position must meet all conditions specified by the Graduate School. In addition, applicants should submit the following materials:

  1. a CV
  2. an unofficial transcript
  3. a statement of up to 500 words outlining any prior work with the Program in Jewish Studies, degree progress to date, any prior teaching experience (at CU Boulder or elsewhere), and any academic background relevant to JWST 2350
  4. a letter of support from your faculty advisor

All components of the application -- with the exception of the advisor letter -- should be submitted electronically as one PDF file to CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu. The advisor letter should be sent separately to CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu by the faculty member.

Eligibility requirements for holding graduate teaching appointments are detailed on pages 5-10 of this manual.

The deadline for submission is November 28, 2016 by 5:00PM.