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University of Wisconsin–Madison


Course Assistant - Mathematics

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job No: 501717
Division/Organization: College of Letters & Science
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Not Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: 14.50
Job Categories: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Education and Training, STEM


Department Overview:

The Mathematics Department is in the Collee of Letters & Science at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Anticipated Start Date:

August 31, 2022

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):

May 15, 2023

Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

Course assistant meetings will be conducted in-person for the fall. All physical distancing protocols will be in place according to the current guidelines.


Anticipated Hours Per Week:

5-10 hours per week


Will vary based on availability.

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:

$14.50 per hour

Number of Positions:



Course assistants will demonstrate knowledge in proof-based courses.

Desire to help students succeed in an equitable, collaborative environment.

Be in good academic standing.

Recommendations from professor(s) is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Strong content knowledge of proof-based math courses.

Willingness to learn different ways to teach mathematics.

Good communication skills.

Good organizational skills.

Ability to maintain professionalism, confidentially, and discretion working with students.

Ability to explain topics using different approaches.

Ability to use online tools to engage students in the mathematics.

Position Summary/Job Duties:

Facilitate drop-in help sessions for upper level math courses.

Course assistants will adapt their teaching to meet the needs of the students.

Course assistants must establish a collaborative work environment that helps students develop their own learning of the course materials.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy:

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Physical Demands:

Course assistants must be able to read students' work and communicate verbally and written with other team members and students.

Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement:

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:


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