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GA Teaching - Sociology and Anthropology - Fall 2024 and/or Spring 2025; New or Reappointment

Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Summary

The majority of the graduate teaching assistants primary duties are in support of instruction including but not limited to the responsibilities below:
  • Serve as a primary or secondary teaching instructor in a class or laboratory;
  • Assist a faculty member with teaching-related tasks;
  • Grade student assignments which require knowledge of subjects taught in a class or laboratory;
  • Meet with and/or tutor students, mentor students in disciplinary writing, hold office hours, prepare instructional materials, and assist during class and/or lab.

  • Salary Rate / Pay Rate

    $737 to $1,473

    Required Qualifications
  • Eligible for appointment as per the requirements in the Graduate Assistant Handbook, which can be found at
  • Must have at least applied to the Sociology or Anthropology Master's program at Illinois State University
  • For Teaching Assistant positions, state law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.
  • Must be a degree seeking graduate student at Illinois State University

  • Work Hours

    As assigned

    Proposed Starting Date


    Special Instructions for Applicants

    Note: If you have not yet been assigned a University ID, but are interested in applying for this graduate assistantship, please proceed with the graduate assistant application process. For the first question regarding your University ID, simply enter in (9) zeros (e.g., 000000000).

    Illinois State University student employees are restricted to no more than 28 hours per week of on-campus employment for all positions held.

    International students are restricted by their visa status to no more than 20 hours per week of on-campus employment when the university is in session but may work more when the university is not in session. Contact International Studies and Programs for guidance if you have questions concerning employment restrictions.

    Contact Information for Applicants

    Marion Willetts (Sociology Graduate Coordinator)


    Liv Stone (Anthropology Graduate Coordinator)


    Important Information for Applicants

    This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and if applicable, an employment history review, based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation and/or an employment history review. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

    Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

    If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

    Application Opened: 04/03/2024 09:00 AM CST

    Application Closes:

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