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Employment Opportunities

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The Department of Engineering Education is pleased to announce the current employment opportunities:

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant 

Position Description

The EED Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) attends all class and lab sessions as assigned. They actively assist students in their development of basic skills in the laboratory and the classroom. UTAs assist the GTAs in grading assignments and are required to attend mandatory training sessions and to participate in related duties such as exam review sessions. Faculty, Graduate Teaching Associates (GTAs), or staff may assign other duties.



The UTA must be self-directed and comfortable in a team environment, both in the classroom and in the labs. The UTA must be truly interested in helping students succeed in their engineering fundamentals course work and develop the skills necessary for success in future courses. In addition, the UTA must have the following: 

  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering sequence (includes: honors, scholars, standard, and transfer sequences)
  • For FEH UTAs, experience with the Honors sequence is preferred
  • For FE Scholars UTAs, experience with the Scholars sequence is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Competence in engineering graphics and the use of computer-based tools such as EXCEL, MATLAB, Word, PowerPoint, and Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Overall GPA of 2.7 or higher is required

Images of UTAs may be used in printed material and videotapes made for the purpose of informing the university community and the general public about activities in the College of Engineering.


Working Hours and Compensation

On average, UTAs will work 10-12 hours per week with a typical maximum of 15 hours (unless otherwise specified and approved in advance). This range covers contact hours in class/lab with students, training and prep time (including self-study as needed), team meetings, orientation, and grading. 

Continued employment is based on completion of orientation, required training and assignments, satisfactory performance of duties and a recommendation from the supervising faculty.


Please consult the EED Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Policies document for expectations of EED UTAs. |  View & Download 

APPLY for an EED Undergraduate Teaching Assistant position

Priority deadline for Spring 2019 semester - November 9, 2018

Applications received after the priority deadline will be reviewed if new positions become available.

Returning EED Undergraduate Teaching Assistants may apply HERE. (same deadlines)

KEEN Graduate Research Associate 

Position Description

The Department of Engineering Education is looking for a graduate research assistant (GRA) in the summer of 2019 to work on analyzing and reporting student assessment data generated from the first year engineering curriculum. This full-time GRA position (20 hours/week) will start in May 2019 and end in August 2019. The GRA will work with a group of faculty, staff, and students on analyzing, and reporting quantitative and qualitative data gathered through a variety of formative, and summative assessment processes. Data analysis methods to including multivariate analysis, missing data, and multilevel modeling. We look for a graduate student with demonstrated competency in analyzing and reporting quantitative data including multivariate analysis, missing data, multilevel modeling, and statistical methods. Experiences with analyzing qualitative data (e.g., interview transcripts and observation notes) and learning assessment are also preferred. Given the broad scope of this project and the diverse research team, we look for applicants who are responsible, self-motivated, and can effectively communicate and work in team settings.


Interested applicants should send a CV (max 2 pages) and a letter of intent (max 1 page) to by February 15, 2019.


Graduate Teaching Associate (No current openings for Autumn 2019)


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