Teaching Assistant, Applied Analytics

  • 2970 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

Columbia University has been a leader in higher education in the nation and around the world for more than 250 years. At the core of our wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries, and service to society.

The School of Professional Studies at Columbia University offers innovative and rigorous programs that integrate knowledge across disciplinary boundaries, combine theory with practice, leverage the expertise of our students and faculty, and connect global constituencies. Through fourteen professional master's degrees, courses for advancement and graduate school preparation, certificate programs, summer courses, high school programs, and a program for learning English as a second language, the School of Professional Studies transforms knowledge and understanding in service of the greater good.

Job Description

A Teaching Assistant (TA) provides support to instructional faculty who are responsible for teaching courses at Columbia University School of Professional Studies. TAs must attend all class sessions and are expected to assist with grading, support learning activities, and answer student inquiries, as requested by the facaulty member responsible for the course section.




Teaching Assistants (TA) must be current, full-time Columbia graduate students (12 credits or more) and can only hold one Student Officer position in the University at a time. Student Officer appointments include Teaching Assistants, Research Assistants, Teaching Fellows, Research Fellows, Preceptors, and Readers. 

  • Part-time and half-time students may not serve as Teaching Assistants; there are no exceptions to this rule. 
  • Students are required to submit a copy of their Academic Profile (located on the Student Services Online (SSOL) website), to prove full-time enrollment in advance of the start of the semester. Students without full-time enrollment indicated on the SSOL website will not be eligible to begin working. 
  • Dropping below full-time enrollment at any point in the semester will result in an automatic termination of the TA position. 

In order to work as Teaching Assistants during the summer term, graduate students must be enrolled full-time during the previous spring term. Students who have completed the requirements of their degree plan in the spring semester are not eligible to work as a Teaching Assistant during the summer term.

International students must have a current VISA and an I-20 that is valid on or before the hire date, and it must remain active throughout the appointment period.

Per Columbia University policy, students are not permitted to work more than 20 hours per week while school is in session, which is inclusive of all positions held across the university.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.