Department of Sociology

Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship (UGTA)

Job Description and Duties

The Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship Program provides opportunities for undergraduates to serve as teaching assistants (TAs) in selected courses offered by the Department of Sociology. TA responsibilities may include: assisting with office hours, grading, providing review sessions, and other class-related activities. The position pays $10/hour with an expectation of up to 10 hours of TA work per week.


  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, GPA of 3.5 or higher in Sociology
  • Completion of at least three upper division Sociology courses
  • To TA for an upper division course, completion of that course with at least an A- grade

Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2020

  • Now accepting applications for the Spring 2021 semester
  • TA assignments will be announced prior to Winter Break

How to Apply


Questions: Please direct all inquiries regarding this opportunity to the Candy Lawson (

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