As members of the Penn Engineering Online Learning team, teaching assistants provide exceptional educational experiences to students from around the country and the globe enrolled in our non-credit and for-credit courses.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Fall 2019 - Teaching Assistants- Online CIT 591, 592, 593, 594, 595, 596

Fall 2019 - Teaching Assistants - Online CIT 591, 592, 593, 594, 595, 596

MCIT Online, the first fully online degree program at Penn Engineering, is looking for teaching assistants to provide an exceptional educational experience to students from around the country and the globe. As members of one of the first TA cohorts you will be trailblazers by providing high engagement learning completely virtually. Supported by faculty, staff and head TAs, you will form a course team dedicated to ensuring that no student is left behind.

We are looking for individuals with the following skills and attributes:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Problem-solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Willingness to learn something new and be challenged
  • Enjoy working in teams

TA responsibilities include:

  • Attend live and virtual orientation sessions
  • Beta test course material in Coursera
  • Attend weekly hour-long course staff meetings
  • Participate in weekly virtual live hour-long office hours, small group and individual
  • Participate in weekly virtual live hour-long recitations, including problems chosen by course staff, and problems addressing the current difficulties of the students
  • Monitor and respond to student questions in the communications forum based on a schedule (similar to Piazza), and ensure questions are answered within 24 hrs. 1-2hr per week commitment.
  • As needed and directed by the instructor, provide 1:1 support to struggling students
  • Grade student work according to an established rubric, provide feedback and upload grades to the grade book (may not be required for classes that use graders).

Time Commitment:

  • ~10 hours per week
  • Since all student interaction is online, these positions provide slightly more flexibility than on-campus TA positions.

Compensation:

  • TAs will be paid $16/hr

Pre requisites:

  • Have completed and done well in an equivalent course, on-campus or online.

APPLY HERE

Fall 2019 - Graders - Online CIT 592, 593, 595, 596

Fall 2019 - Graders - Online CIT 592, 593, 595, 596

MCIT Online, the first fully online degree program at Penn Engineering, is looking for graders to provide an exceptional educational experience to students from around the country and the globe.  Supported by faculty, staff and head TAs, you will form a course team dedicated to ensuring that no student is left behind.

Grader responsibilities:

  • Grade assignments based on a rubric
  • Provide written feedback to students

Time Commitment

  • ~10 hours per week

Compensation

  • $13/hour

APPLY HERE

Ongoing - Teaching Assistants - Non-Credit Robotics Courses

Teaching Assistants - Non-Credit Robotics Courses

Penn Engineering Online Learning is looking for Teaching Assistants to provide an exceptional educational experience to learners from around the world enrolled in our open robotics courses on Coursera and edX.  

We are seeking current Penn students (juniors, seniors, and graduate students) with advanced robotics knowledge to monitor the following ongoing robotics courses:

We are looking for individuals with the following skills and attributes:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Problem-solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Willingness to learn something new and be challenged

TA responsibilities include:

  • Attend live and virtual orientation sessions
  • Participate in weekly virtual live office hours (edX only)
  • Monitor and respond to student questions in the communications forum (similar to Piazza) based on a schedule, and ensure questions are answered within 48 hrs. 1-2hr per week commitment.
  • Monitor and resolve course problem reports

Time Commitment:

  • Approximately 10 hours per week
  • Since all student interaction is online, these positions provide slightly more flexibility than on-campus TA positions.

Compensation:

  • TAs will be paid $16/hr

To apply, please email aemilie@seas.upenn.edu.

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Questions?

Contact Online Learning Office: aemilie@seas.upenn.edu