What We Can Offer
College: College of Business and Management
Disciplines: Organizational Behavior and Service Operation Management
Teaching Assistants are junior lecturers who assist the lead faculty in the classroom. Teaching Assistants supervise student teams/projects in large classes; support the lead faculty to clarify/answer questions students have in class, on Canvas, and via email; grade exams, assignments, and projects; prepare teaching materials, and teach small classes under the guidance and supervision of the lead faculty. The position provides excellent opportunities for working with senior faculty, as well as on-the-job training that will be useful for those interested in an academic career in the future.
- Benefits: Mentorship in the area of teaching in a new higher education environment. Exploration of career path in academia. Development of teaching portfolio useful in professional development for future academic job search and placement.
- Workload: 2 courses in from April to June, 2021 plus office hours.
-Assist the lead faculty in preparation of teaching materials
+ Online/Canvas: Prepare and manage teaching materials for the assigned courses; clarify/answer questions related to online assignments; facilitate online discussion forum.
+ In-Class: Assist the lead faculty in delivering lecture and facilitating active learning by providing more personalized instructions to smaller groups of students; leading and moderating group discussion.
- Supervise student teams/projects
+ Supervise and evaluate student projects, labs, tests and other assessments.
- Grade exams, assignments and projects
+ Maintain records on student progress/grades.
- Other tasks as reasonably requested by the lead faculty.
The salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Candidates for the Teaching Assistant position must hold a master’s degree or be a PhD candidate and have a minimum of one year teaching experience in Vietnam or overseas. They must also be highly knowledgeable in their subject area and have excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Candidates also need to be patient and resourceful, organized and careful with time management, and attentive to details. Priority will be given to candidates with active learning experiences, including team-based learning, project-based learning, case-based learning, and experiential learning; and a higher education teaching certificate (required for Vietnamese).