Call for Applications: 2015-16 Kaneb Center Graduate Associates

The Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning seeks graduate students with Notre Dame teaching experience to serve as Kaneb Center Graduate Associates for the 2015-2016 academic year. Kaneb Graduate Associates facilitate workshops on effective teaching, develop teaching resources, and contribute to other activities to help graduate students develop as teachers. This position is an excellent opportunity to develop as an instructor, a professional, and a leader.

Graduate Associates will receive training (1.5 work days required; dates TBA according to availability) to prepare them to serve as workshop leaders. In addition, they attend weekly meetings with Dr. Kristi Rudenga, Assistant Director of the Kaneb Center, during which they contribute content and ideas for Kaneb Center program planning. Throughout the academic year, Kaneb Graduate Associates contribute an average of 5 hours per week, depending upon availability, and receive a stipend of $3000/year. In some cases, additional hours and additional pay may be available.  

Applicants should have completed one or more semesters of TAing or teaching at Notre Dame before holding this position. Advisor and DGS approval will be required before hiring is finalized.

To apply, please submit the information below to by March 27, 2015. Interviews will take place the week of April 7.

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Department
  • Current year in Graduate School
  • Description of professional development activities in your department or elsewhere (teaching workshops, panel discussions, reading groups, etc...), as well as any leadership roles you have taken on in these activities.
  • A 1-2 page summary of your teaching experiences, strengths, and strategies.
  • Description of a workshop or seminar you would like to implement. These may be current programs that you will revise or programs that are brand new to the Kaneb Center.