Each semester hundreds of students enroll in the course, Africa: An Introductory Survey which is cross-listed in African Languages and Literature, Afro-American Studies, Anthropology, Geography, History, Political Science, and Sociology. Graduate students with teach experience are encouraged to apply for two open TA positions in Spring 2013.
Instructor: Michael Schatzberg, Political Science
Eligibility: Applicants must be UW-Madison graduate students in good standing, making normal progress toward a degree, specializing in the study of Africa in any department, with life and preferably research experience in Africa. Applicants must be free to attend all lectures (T/Th 1:00-2:15) and lead four discussion sections weekly.
Appointment percent time: 40%
Duties: Attend all lectures, lead discussion sections, keep grade book, assist in all grading, carry out other duties as expected of teaching assistants.
Application deadline: 02 November, 2012
To apply: Submit an application letter stating background, strengths, and credentials; all relevant transcripts; a CV; and the names and telephone numbers of two potential references to:
James Delehanty, African Studies Program, 205 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706
No electronic applications please (unless there are unusual circumstances)