North Hall TAship for Winter 2020 and Summer 2020

Prof. Anne H. Charity Hudley seeks a North Hall graduate TA for Winter 2020 and for Summer 2020 to work with the UC-HBCU Scholars in Linguistics Program. See Duties Below and more about the program here: https://ucsbhbculing.com/

North Hall TAship for Winter 2020 and Summer 2020

Winter 2020

The Winter 2020 TAship is for 50% time (20 hours/week) and includes tuition and health insurance as well as the standard TA salary; campus-based fees must be covered by the student or their home department.

Summer 2020

The Summer 2020 TAship is for 20 hours a week. Rate will depend on the student’s step.

How to Apply

For fullest consideration, please send the following application materials to Anne H. Charity Hudley acharityhudley@ucsb.edu, by Friday, December 6; however, late applications may be considered, and positions are open until filled. All items must be in PDF format.

  1. Cover letter specifying which quarter(s) you are interested in and your preparation for the role
  2. A CV, including the contact information for your current advisor and one other reference
  3. Unofficial graduate and/or undergraduate transcript(s) with linguistics and/or linguistics-related coursework

For more information, contact Anne H. Charity Hudley (acharityhudley@ucsb.edu) Select applicants may be contacted for more information or a brief interview. We anticipate that offers will be made by Dec 20th.

North Hall Graduate TA Job Description and Duties Winter 2020 and Summer 2020

Job Description

The North Hall TA plays a crucial role in the successful execution of the UC-HBCU Initiative Pathways Program in Linguistics by taking the lead on coordinating the program. In addition to their coordinating responsibilities, the North Hall TA is responsible for recruitment by working closely with officials on and off campus to identify ways to reach potential scholars who could successfully participate in the UC-HBCU summer program. The North Hall TA will be expected to complete weekly and daily duties that do not exceed 20 hours per week, 10 hours of which must be scheduled and completed in their office located in the UC-HBCU Lab, South Hall 3607. The North Hall TA can complete the remaining 10 hours elsewhere to fit their schedule which may include meetings and/or travel.

Job Duties

  • Gather agenda items and circulate agenda prior to weekly UC-HBCU program meeting
  • Post notes from each meeting on Box within 48 hours of UC-HBCU program meeting
  • Remain in close contact with the project directors about all aspects of the UC-HBCU program
  • Serve as primary point of contact for email correspondence related to the UC-HBCU program using the hbcuscholars@linguistics.ucsb.edu account; respond to all messages within one business day
  • Maintain UC-HBCU program website: https://ucsbhbculing.com
  • Maintain comprehensive project internal UC-HBCU program calendar on Box Coordinate with other offices and individuals on campus and elsewhere to coordinate logistical details regarding travel, events, scheduling, program activities, paperwork, etc.
  • Coordinate with UC-HBCU program participants regarding travel arrangements, stipend payments, course credit, and other logistical details
  • Collaborate with officials both on and off campus, including program coordinators of undergraduate research programs in order to recruit potential scholars for the UC-HBCU program
  • Additional tasks that fall within a 20-hour work week may be assigned, particularly editorial duties