The Department of Gender & Women’s Studies (GWS) is looking for graduate students interested in TAing undergraduate courses for the Fall 2023 semester. Applications for these 50% Teaching Assistant positions are open to both incoming and continuing students. Teaching experience and familiarity with LGBTQ+ Studies and/or Gender and Women’s Studies is preferred.
GWS is recruiting TAs for the following courses:
Gen&WS 102: Gender, Women, and Society in Global Perspective: Gender, Women, and Society in Global Perspective: Global, interdisciplinary, social science-oriented analysis of gender, race, class and sexuality in relationship to social institutions and movements for social change. Focus on gender and women in institutions such as education, the economy, the family, law, media, medicine, and politics.
This position would teach a total of 80 students across 4-discussion sections and attend lecture at an on-site, campus location, on MW from 9:55-10:45am.
Gen&WS 103: Gender, Women, Health, and Bodies: Gender, Women, Health, and Bodies:
Examines both physiological and social processes relating to gender and health across the lifespan among cisgender, transgender, and non-binary individuals. Examples of topics include hormonal processes, reproductive anatomy & physiology, sexuality, sexual pleasure, chronic illness, depression, and sexual violence. A primary course objective is for students to connect information about their bodies and personal health to larger social and political contexts. In particular, considers how health and health disparities are shaped by multiple kind of social inequalities, particularly inequalities based on gender.
This position would teach a total of 80 students across 4-discussion sections and attend lecture at an on-site, campus location, on MW from 11-11:50am.
Gen&WS 200: Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer+ Studies (LGBTQ+) Studies: Intro to LGBTQ+ Studies: A multidisciplinary introduction to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer+ (LGBTQ+) studies, including theories of identity formation, different societal interaction with LGBTQ+ communities, LGBTQ+ cultures in history, and contemporary legal and political issues. Course materials explore the intersections between LGBTQ+ identities and other socially marginalized identities, including (but not limited to) those based on race, ethnicity, religion and disability.
This position would teach a total of 80 students across 4-discussion sections and attend lecture at an on-site, campus location, on MW from 12:05-12:55pm.
To apply for a teaching assistant position in GWS, please complete this form and upload a PDF of your CV and contact information for references before 5pm on Friday, March 31st, 2023. Please contact the GWS Department Administrator via email at email@example.com for additional information.
Important note: If you will be new to campus in fall and don’t have a netID yet, you will need to activate your netID to log-in to the form: https://kb.wisc.edu/iam/page.php?id=1140#:~:text=Step%20by%20Step%20Activation,%22%20as%20the%2011th%20digit).