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September 20, 2021

Teaching Assistant – ESRM 462/463/464 – Restoration Ecology Capstone Department: School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

Application Deadline: September 22, 2021

Teaching Assistant – ESRM 462/463/464 – Restoration Ecology Capstone Department: School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

Quarters Available:

Autumn 2021 Quarter (9/16/21 – 12/15/21)

Winter 2022 Quarter (12/16/21 – 3/15/22)

Spring 2022 Quarter (3/16/22 – 6/15/22)

Duties and Requirements:
ESRM 462 Restoration Ecology Capstone: Introduction First of a three-course capstone sequence in restoration ecology. Students review and assess project plans and installations. Class meets with members of previous capstone classes to review their projects. Offered: jointly with BES 462/T BIOL 462.
ESRM 463 Restoration Ecology Capstone: Proposal and Plan Student teams prepare proposals in response to requests for proposals (RFPs) from actual clients. Clients may be governments, non-profit organizations, and others. Upon acceptance of the proposal, teams prepare restoration plans. Prerequisite: ESRM 462. Offered: jointly with BES 463/T BIOL 463.
ESRM 464 Restoration Ecology Capstone: Field Site Restoration Teams take a restoration plan developed in ESRM 463 and complete the installation. Team participation may include supervision of volunteers. Teams prepare management guidelines for the client and conduct a training class for their use. Prerequisite: ESRM 463. Offered: jointly with BES 464/T BIOL 464.

The Teaching Assistant will report to the instructor and support all aspects of teaching and managing the course, including attending the lectures, grading assignments and exams, updating online course content, maintaining grading records, holding office hours, and answering student questions. Applicants must be making satisfactory progress.

Pay: Salaried ASE positions are 50% FTE (20 hrs/week) and salary is commensurate with academic standing, per the ASE contract. (In AY 2021-22, Premasters rate is $2,510/mo; Intermediate rate is $2,698/mo; Candidate pay $2,899/mo)

How to Apply: Please fill out the Google Form for each course in which you are interested, including the quarter in which you wish to work. Application inquiries may be directed to Katherine Kim at

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