Teaching Assistant, Sustainability Management, Spring 2023
- New York, NY, USA
- Program: Sustainability Management
- Role: Associate, Part-time
- Course Modality: On Campus
- Employee Job Category: Faculty Job
- Academic Program: SUMA
- Term: 2023 SPRING
- Division: Masters
- Department: Sustainability Management
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A Teaching Assistant (TA) provides support to instructional faculty responsible for teaching courses at Columbia University. TAs must attend all class sessions and are expected to assist with grading, support learning activities, and answer student inquiries, as requested by the faculty member responsible for the course section. Teaching Assistants should have either taken the course (or a similar course) or have experience in the topics covered in the course.
The TA supports the Instructional faculty in implementing all aspects of in-person and online learning and is expected to assist in developing instructional resources, online implementation strategies, and support on technology best practices.
TA responsibilities may include:
● Attend all class sessions.
● Assist with grading, support learning activities, and answer student inquiries, as requested by the instructional faculty responsible for the course section.
● Provide instruction and assistance to instructional faculty and students on educational technology and computer-based testing. (Including but not limited to Canvas and other digital content development and hosting tools).
● Maintain online resources for the instructional faculty to support teaching and learning, such as Zoom and Canvas, as determined by the instructional faculty.
Teaching Assistants (TAs) for spring 2023 must be full-time OR part-time Columbia graduate students, 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.
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.
According to Columbia University policy, students are not permitted to work more than 20 hours per week while school is in session, which includes all positions held across the University.
Teaching Assistant positions are available for the following classes. Please visit the following link for more information on the instructor, course description, and date/time of the course offering.
Note: When applying, please list all of the courses that you'd like to be considered for in the "Message to Hiring Manager" field.
- K4100 001 Sustainability Management
- K4147 001 Water Resources and Climate
- K4190 001 Economics of Sustainability Management
- K4235 The Science of Urban Ecology
- K4310 Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership
- K4490 Women in Cities: Sustainable Urban Design, Planning and Management
- K5020 Cost Benefit Analysis
- K5021 001 Theory and Practice of Lifecycle Assessment
- K5025 001 Corporate Sustainability Reporting & Strategy
- K5033 Decision Models and Management
- K5035 GHG Emissions: Measuring and Minimizing the Carbon Footprint
- K5040 001 ESG-Aligned Corporate Governace
- K5060 001 Sustainable Fashion & Startup Strategy
- K5135 001 Analysis for Energy Efficiency
- K5140 Sustainability Science for Sustainability Managers
- K5148 001 Managing Ground Water Resources for Communities and Industry
- K5150 Energy and Sustainable Development
- K5155 001 Energy Markets and Innovation
- K5170 001 Sustainable Operations
- K5180 001 Writing About Global Science for International Media
- K5193 001 Statistics for Sustainability Management
- K5195 Accounting, Finance and Modeling of Sustainable Investments
- K5197 001 Financing the Clean Energy Economy
- K5200 001 Integrative Capstone Workshop
- K5210 Solid Waste Management
- K5230 001 Earth's Climate System
- K5250 Building Resilience in 21st Century Detroit
- K5255 001 Data Analysis and Visualization in Sustainability
- K5301 001 International Environmental Law
- K5320 Online: Sustainable Investing and Economic Growth
- K5445 Online: Impact Finance for Sustainability Practitioners
- K5470 001 Circular Economy for Sustainability Professionals
- K5525 001 Consumerism and Sustainability
- K5650 Online: Solar Project Development
- K5690 001 Environmental Infrastructure Development
- K5720 001 Policy and Legal Context for Sustainability Management
- K5770 001 Sustainable Forest Management
- K5TBA 001 TBD - New course on Sustainable Fashion
- K5TBA 001 TBD - New course on Sustainability Metrics
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