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November 22, 2021

Teaching Assistant (TA) for PHARM 581/G H 543 Global Health Pharmacy: Medicines, Practice, and Policy

Application Deadline: December 1, 2021

  • Employment for UW graduate student enrolled full time (10+ credit hours in winter quarter)
  • Compensation includes salary, tuition waiver, and health insurance eligibility
  • Winter quarter 2022

Position: Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA)
Department: Pharmacy and Global Health (course is cross listed)
FTE: 50% FTE or 20 hours per week (220 hours per quarter)
Date Available: Winter Quarter 2022
Appointment period: December 16, 2021 through March 15, 2022

PHARM 581/G H 543 is a 2-credit course which introduces the role of pharmaceutical in addressing major diseases
(such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, pandemics) affecting persons in resource-limited settings. The course
addresses the wide range of relevant issues, including burden of disease, human resource capacity, regulation, drug
safety/pharmacovigilance, drug distribution, pharmacoeconomics, financing, and policies. SLN: 18897
The instructors for this course are Drs. Andy Stergachis and Katrina Ortblad. The course will be held in-person on
Thursday from 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM in HST T625.

Required Duties:
1. Assisting with preparing course materials with the course instructor,
2. Posting material to the Canvas course site,
3. Attend weekly course sessions and responding to Chat questions,
4. Grading assignments.

Current PharmD, Masters or PhD student.

Salary & Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with academic standing, qualifications, and experience. This position is eligible for a tuition
waiver including the building fee, operating fee, technology fee, and U-Pass fee and is GAIP Insurance eligible.

How to Apply:
Send curriculum vitae or résumé to Professor Andy Stergachis, PhD, BPharm ( with a brief
statement of why you are interested and what you would bring to the position.
Application inquiries may be made with: Andy Stergachis, PhD, BPharm (

Note: This appointment is classified as an Academic Student Employee (ASE) position and is governed by a
collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington and UAW Local 4121. The full union contract
may be found here:

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.