Hiring TAs for AY 2021-22



University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies is seeking applications for teaching assistants to 
staff discussion sections for the following courses:

FALL 2021
GWS 100:  Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies
GWS 275:  The Politics of Fashion

GWS 100: Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies
GWS 202: Sexualities

These are 50% appointments, which include a tuition and fee waiver and a salary that meets or exceeds the university guidelines.

Teaching assistants hired for this position will:
•      attend two lectures per week (conducted by the professor);
•      be available to meet with the professor as needed;
•      prepare and teach two discussion sections per week;
•      hold office hours for students in their assigned discussion sections; and
•      grade all papers and assignments in their assigned discussion sections.

Applicants must be UIUC graduate students enrolled in a graduate program that has not been designated as cost-recovery or self-supporting.  Teaching assistants must be on campus and available to work on the first day of their appointment.

Applicants should have previous teaching experience and a strong academic background in gender studies and sexuality studies, including queer and/or trans studies.

To apply for one or more of these positions, please submit the following material online at  https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/2088055289:
•      Cover letter (no more than two pages), stating your interest and qualifications
•      Current CV
•      Names of two professional references
•      A letter of reference addressing teaching experience (to be emailed by letter writer to tmatos@illinois.edu).*

DEADLINE:  March 8, 2021
Questions?  Contact Tasha Robles, Academic Program Coordinator, GWS at tmatos@illinois.edu.
*Note: If a recommender should have any questions, please have them reach out to the email above.