Call for TAs in STEM for Summer 2021

by Chava Nerenberg, Graduate Programming Assistant
Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:00 PM

UC Santa Barbara's Summer Sessions is looking to hire Teaching Associates from STEM areas to develop 4-unit courses. There are two positions available for Summer 2021. These courses will be part of a collection of dynamic research tracks offered in a competitive pre-college outreach program called Summer Research Academies. It is currently anticipated that these courses will be delivered virtually.

Course Dates: June 28 – July 23, 2021 (4-week session during Session A)

Parent Course: INT 93LS – Introduction to Research in STEM, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Salary: $4,765 (w/advancement to candidacy by Spring 21) or $4,527 (w/o advancement to candidacy)

Application Deadline: Open until filled, no later than December 1

Desired areas: Computer Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Psychology, Mathematics, Environmental Studies

Course Support:

- Materials budget of up to $2,025

- Two Teaching Assistants (one at 50% and another at 25%)

- Up to 27 high achieving high school students enrolled – associates will be invited to hand select the students for their course

- Training with other teaching associates provided

If you are interested in applying to be an Associate or a TA through the Summer Research Academies program, you can submit your application materials and/or pose any questions to Anne Croff at a.croff@summer.ucsb.edu