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Mathematics Undergraduate Assistant - Fall 2019

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Mathematics Undergraduate Assistant - Fall 2019
Requisition Number DU05144
Department Name 8E080:Mathematics
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $12.45/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Must have sophomore standing academically, or the equivalent of two semesters of academic work and be enrolled full-time in classes during the academic year.
A minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA at the beginning of your appointment.
Specifically, UAs must have completed 2 semesters of Calculus courses with As or Bs. Credit for such courses from a 4 or 5 on the AP calculus exam is sufficient.

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting/standing for extended periods.

Lifting/carrying lightweight objects.


Each UA job requires maintaining regular hours.
Mathskeller and in class hours range between 9am-5pm.

MathExcel assistants work with a fixed class for three 90 minute sessions per week.

Job Summary

Undergraduate Assistants (UAs) will have some combination of 3 main types of responsibilities. You will keep roughly 5 regular hours of work per week.
1. Assisting in an assigned classroom with a professor. UAs will help in large lectures to distribute worksheets, advise group work and may be responsible for grading work that does not exceed 10% of a final course grade.
2. Tutor in the Mathskeller. UAs will sign up for multiple hour-long shifts in the Mathskeller. The UA is expected to both help tutor the 100- level courses as well as help operate the Mathskeller alongside Faculty and TAs.
3. Help proctor common hour exams at night during exam weeks.
You must submit an academic transcript and a resume for your application to be considered.

Deadline to Apply: April 19. We will consider submissions past the deadline if there are still open positions. If you have been recruited for the MathExcel program, you may apply to this job posting as well.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

One on one peer tutoring experience is preferred.

Deadline to Apply 09/01/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2019-05-02 Expires: 2019-09-08

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