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Employment

Operations and teaching are online. Current and prospective students: please visit our COVID-19 Updates pages. Faculty and staff are available via email.

Faculty

There are not currently open faculty positions in the School.

Staff

We do not have open staff positions at the moment.

Student

Students are eligible for a variety of work experience and optional research opportunities in our School. The responsibilities and requirements of the work will determine the appropriate job title and compensation or academic credit. Common types of positions in the School are:

Academic – Salaried

These positions are compensated at a salary rate (published by the UW Graduate School) in accordance with the Academic Student Employee labor contract.

Predoctoral Instructors

A PhD student employed and assigned by the department to assist a supervising instructor with teaching duties.

Teaching Assistant (TA)

An MA, MFA, or MDes student employed and assigned by the department to assist a supervising instructor with teaching duties.

Research Assistant (RA)

Employed to conduct research under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

Academic - Hourly

The GRSA is paid hourly wages (published by the UW Graduate School) based on the salary rate for RA appointments in accordance with the Academic Student Employee labor contract. The other positions in this category are compensated on an hourly basis starting at $16.39 an hour per the same labor contract. Hourly employees are not eligible for tuition or health insurance benefits.

Graduate Research Student Assistant (GRSA)

During the summer term only (June 16 – September 15), continuing graduate students may be employed to conduct research under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

Tutors

Responsible for providing group instructional activities in support of regular academic course work. Tutors may not perform teaching duties or participate in grading of any kind. Their work may include meeting with the instructor regarding the needs of the course and the goals and outcomes for student writing.

Undergraduate Research Assistant (uRA)

Employed to assist with research under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

Hourly

Student Assistants are employed (starting at $16.39 per hour) to perform a variety of administrative and support duties. Hourly employees are not eligible for tuition or health insurance benefits. Before a Student Assistant is hired, the hiring supervisor must provide a job description and post the position in accordance with appropriate human resources policies.

Volunteer

UW students and others (e.g., high school students) may be allowed to participate in unpaid, non-credit volunteer experience under the direct supervision of a faculty member. It is the supervising faculty member's responsibility to ensure that all volunteer policies have been addressed before allowing volunteers to do any work. Contact the School's administrator for more information.

UW Links

 
In addition to work opportunities, students should be sure to investigate available scholarships and other financial support.

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