Applications TA


Mathematics and Sciences Department

Fall 2013


Ira Allen 311

Purpose of Jobs, Duties, and Responsibilities

The Applications TA position is a great job for those people who want to get involved in mentoring others, applying mathematics to engineering problems and in interacting with students to help them learn. It is also a real responsibility - this is a professional job, and we expect that Applications TAs will meet all of the requirements during the semester and not let down either their professors or the students. Students in applications classes will really count on the Applications TAs to help them out - we are hiring you as much for your role as an upper class mentor as for your ability to clearly explain mathematical concepts.


  1. Applications TAs attend each of their assigned professor's classes in order to see what is being taught, and to note the topics which are difficult for students.  Occasionally Applications TAs may help students during class too.
  2. Applications TAs may be asked to offer an additional 60 minute review session prior to exams in the corresponding classes. 
  3. Applications TAs must be in regular contact with their course instructor to ensure that they are prepared for class each week.


The job usually takes 2-3 hours per week for the semester for 13-14 weeks. You must provide a recommendation from a professor in the college of engineering and technology to be considered for this position.

Compensation is $17.00/hr

Supervisor and Contact Information

Emma Smith Zbarsky

Federal Work-Study, Leopard Work Program, or both

Leopard Work Program

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