Division: Science, Mathematics, and Technology
The Division of Science, Mathematics, and
Technology (DSMT) has openings for mathematics Graduate Assistants (GAs)
available for the Fall 2021 term. Successful
candidates will work with students, tutors, peer mentors and instructors
associated with a new co-requisite course, Elementary Statistics Laboratory
(MATH 2101), that students will take along with Elementary Statistics (MATH
2100). This position requires a 15 hour/week commitment; compensation includes
a tuition waiver and a monthly stipend.
Work will include the following:
- Attending, and working with students during each
class meeting of the GA’s assigned section of MATH 2101.
- Attending some class meetings of MATH 2100.
- Be available for one-on-one consultation with
students, to help with work in MATH 2101 and MATH 2100.
- Attending weekly meetings with MATH 2101
Coordinator and/or the Coordinator of Tutoring (along with math tutors, peer
mentors) to plan for each upcoming week’s material.
- Assisting MATH 2101 instructors before and
- Helping to coordinate activities of math tutors
and peer mentors.
Requirements for eligibility:
States citizen or permanent resident status.
for at least six (6) credit hours in a graduate program.
a strong mathematics background, including calculus and/or statistics, with
grades of “B” or higher.
first-year applicants, a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the most recent institute
attended. For currently enrolled
applicants, a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
the university policy, GAs should not be employed outside the university.
Assistant/Tuition Waiver Application form.
(2) reference letters from faculty or staff at GSU or last institute attended. Please
have reference letters sent directly to Vanyette Exton (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Items to note:
- Graduate Assistants must maintain a minimum of
six graduate credit hours per semester that apply to the completion of their
degree requirements and are restricted to a maximum enrollment of 12 graduate
credit hours per semester of appointment, except as approved by the respective chair
- In order to be eligible for reappointment,
Graduate Assistants must maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point
average, must continue to make satisfactory progress toward the graduate degree,
and satisfactorily perform assigned duties. Graduate Assistants are evaluated
at the end of each term by their assigned supervisor(s).
- Upon appointment, Graduate Assistants must
complete all required/relevant training (e.g.,
ethics, FERPA, etc.)
Send the application material to Vanyette