Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UIA) for FA14 – Applications Now Being Accepted

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Applications for FA14 now being accepted:
An Undergraduate Instructional Apprentice (UIA) is an upper-division student who serves as a teaching assistant in an undergraduate course under the supervision of a faculty member. Students earn credit by enrolling in Econ 195. Experienced UIAs might qualify for a paid position.

Minimum requirements for being a UIA:
o Completion of at least 90 units of course work at UC San Diego (if you are a transfer student, your transfer units are included)
o Completion of at least six upper-division Economics classes, including the relevant core courses
o Minimum GPA of 3.5 in Economics major coursework (including lower division), and minimum overall GPA of 3.3
o Completion of the course to which you are applying
o Achievement of an “A” or better in the requested lower division course
o Achievement of an “A” or better for the requested upper division course and course prerequisites as well as other courses in the sequence

Application for Fall Quarter 2014
o Will be accepted for review beginning 5/5/14 (FA14 schedule available on TritonLink beginning 5/2/14)
o Must be completed by 5/30/14.

To apply:
• Complete the online application (requires online login). Link to the application on Department website (https://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/Modules/ASES/Apply.aspx?cid=890)
• Note: while faculty preferences and academic records are taken into account, neither are dispositive when it comes to assignments. Other factors (such as availability and scheduling) are also taken into account
• Students required to meet with Tutor Coordinator prior any course assignment
If you have any questions regarding the UIA application or process, please contact the Tutor Coordinator: econugtutor@ucsd.edu


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