Graduate Funding Information Service

February 2, 2021

Summer Vietnamese Language Teaching Assistant

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021

  • For UW graduate students
  • Strong Vietnamese language skills required
  • Summer quarter 2021
  • Salary, tuition waiver, and insurance

The Department of Asian Languages and Literature is searching for applicants for a Vietnamese language teaching assistant for Summer 2021. Specifically, we are searching for a qualified graduate student to work as a teaching assistant for first-year Vietnamese language. This search is for Summer 2021 only.

General Duties/Description:

Job duties include, but are not limited to, teaching Vietnamese language classes, preparing/grading tests, homework, and assignments, keeping student records, participating in TA meetings, attending course lectures, and collaborating with the supervisor and other TAs. Summer quarter classes will be remote.


Graduate students accepted by or enrolled in the University of Washington during summer 2021 are eligible to apply. Previous teaching experience is a plus. Strong Vietnamese language skills are required. TA positions require strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to work well both individually and as part of team.

By the time of appointment, non-native English speaking applicants will have to provide proof of their English speaking proficiency unless they received a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following countries: Australia, the Bahamas, Canada, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, New Zealand, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, or the United States.


Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with academic standing, qualifications, and experience. TAs receive a tuition waiver, salary, and benefits.

How to Apply:

To apply, please submit the following documents to Elizabeth Self at

1) a cover letter addressing your teaching qualifications and Vietnamese language proficiency,

2) a CV or resume

Application inquiries may be made with:

Elizabeth Self (, 206-543-4997), Department of Asian Languages and Literature


This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit:

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206.543.6450 / 206.543.6452 (tty) or