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November 22, 2021

Teaching Assistant (TA) for PHRMRA 545, Statistical Topics for Biomedical Regulatory Affairs Professionals

Application Deadline December 1, 2021

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

Position: Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA)
Department: Pharmacy
FTE: 50% FTE or 20 hours per week (220 hours per quarter)
Appointment period: December 16, 2021 through March 15, 2022

PHRMRA 545 provides an overview of biostatistics and research designs and applies statistical techniques to meet
medical product regulatory commitments throughout a product’s life cycle, including the pre-clinical, clinical and
postmarketing phases. This is a core course for the Master of Biomedical Regulatory Affairs program
( SLN: 19052
The instructors for this course are Drs. Andy Stergachis and Aasthaa Bansal. The course will be held virtually
Wednesdays from 6:00pm-8:50pm.

Required Duties:
1. Preparing course materials with the course instructor,
2. Posting material to the Canvas course site,
3. Attend weekly course sessions,
4. Grade homework assignments,
5. Potentially assist faculty with limited course instruction.
6. Coordinating zoom video sessions and recordings,
7. Provide weekly student tutoring virtual office hours.

Current Masters or PhD student with strong statistical background.

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.