Wanted: Student Teaching Assistant

Wanted: Student Teaching Assistant for my Social Media Course at University of Vienna

Are you a student at the University of Vienna with a passion for social media and a knack for leadership? We’re looking for a dynamic individual to join our team as a student teaching assistant for the winter semester 2024/25. This is your chance to make a significant impact and gain invaluable experience!

Why This Opportunity is Unique

Our previous assistants, Flóra Tósaki, Patrick Pichler, and Alina Danilkow, set the bar high with their dedication and excellence. As Alina moves on to complete her master’s thesis, we’re searching for someone ready to step into these big shoes. This role isn’t just about filling a position; it’s about becoming a vital part of our educational community.

What You’ll Be Doing

As a teaching assistant, you’ll play a crucial role in the smooth running of our course. Here are your key responsibilities:

  • Answering questions from course participants to ensure they have the support they need.
  • Editing and updating course materials on Moodle to keep everything current.
  • Assisting in the preparation of written exams, ensuring they’re fair and comprehensive.
  • Writing summaries of individual lectures to help students grasp key concepts.
  • Providing feedback and pointing out areas where we can improve. Yes, we value your insights!

The Course at a Glance

You’ll be part of a course that offers:

  • A general introduction to Social Media A/B, with two lectures per week.
  • Lectures conducted by Wolfgang Zeglovits and myself, focusing on the socio-economic implications and practical applications of social media.
  • A large audience, typically between 350-600 participants per semester, making this a lively and engaging environment.

What We Need from You

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be currently studying Science of Communication at the University of Vienna.
  • Have some experience in tutoring, as managing a large number of participants requires strong organizational skills.

What’s In It For You?

Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • The standard University of Vienna rate for 6 hours of work per week.
  • Seven payments during the course period.
  • No fruit basket, but plenty of intellectual nourishment!
  • Experience that will shine on your CV and prepare you for future opportunities.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Alina, Wolfgang, or myself. For the official application process, visit the University of Vienna website (check the comments for the link).

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Apply here: University of Vienna

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