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ENES 100 Teaching Fellow Job Description

The purpose of the ENES 100 Teaching Fellows program is to support new students as they begin their academic career in engineering. Teaching fellows are assigned to work with one professor in one section of ENES 100 (40-48 students). The time commitment for a Teaching Fellow is approximately 10-12 hours per week.

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Job Duties

  • Attend ALL 4 hours of ENES 100 class lectures and lab
  • Meet regularly with your assigned ENES 100 section instructor
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to meet with students and/or teams as needed (minimum: 1 hour in TF office and 1 hour in Keystone Study Center)
  • Assist the ENES 100 instructor in the development of instructional and assessment materials
  • Assist in administering and grading quizzes, exams and other forms of student assessment
  • Under the supervision of the instructor, plan and teach one or two class periods during the semester
  • Assist with staffing of open lab hours during the prototype fabrication segment of the course
  • Meet with ENES 100 teams on a regular basis to monitor progress and facilitate team interaction
  • Provide individual or group tutoring, as needed
  • Maintain records of student attendance and progress
  • Provide information about and encourage involvement in engineering student societies and activities
  • Provide referrals for assistance such as academic advising, study skills, time management, general tutoring and personal counseling
  • Attend and participate in Teaching Fellow training and staff meetings

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Qualifications

  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior (enrolled in 300 or 400 level engineering courses) Engineering student
  • Good academic standing (3.00 GPA or higher preferred)
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Good oral and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with Clark School and University resources (i.e., Engineering Co-op & Career Services office, academic advising, UM and Clark School computer facilities, Keystone Study Center)
  • Must be available to attend ALL 4 hours of ENES 100 per week
  • Must be available to attend ALL training sessions/weekly meetings

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Training

  • Teaching Fellows must enroll in a 3 credit pedagogy course. The class meets on Tuesdays from 5:00pm - 7:45pm (for FALL only)
  • Training for fall will take place during the summer, exact dates and times TBA.
  • Attendance and participation during the full training workshop and semester meetings is MANDATORY.

Benefits

  • $1450/per semester stipend
  • Access to Teaching Fellows office in JMP (equipped with computers, refrigerator, microwave)
  • Opportunity to reinforce knowledge of engineering fundamentals by tutoring
  • Opportunity to build your resume in "professional engineering skills" such as coaching, teaching, conflict management, project management
  • Opportunity to work with faculty members who would be references for employment or graduate school

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To Apply

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