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CONTACTING US

Main Office

Curriculum & Instruction
School of Education
UW-Madison
210 Teacher Education Building
225 North Mills Street
MadisonWI  53706

Tel: 608/263.4600
Fax: 608/263.9992

Email: curric@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form
 

Employment Opportunities

University-wide Employment Opportunities

For open faculty positions in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, please search the employment database in provided by the UW-Madison Office of Human Resources.

Graduate Program Employment Opportunities

Graduate students may receive assistantship funding in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in which they conduct research with faculty members, supervise prospective teachers’ classroom practices, and/or teach courses in our undergraduate programs. These appointments vary in percentage, but often are funded at 33.3%, which affords graduate students tuition remission, health insurance, and monthly stipends. 



 


TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

 

POSITION:  MC-EA Special Education/Elementary Education Student Teacher Supervisor

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 2

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 33.3%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Spring semester appointment begins January 05, 2018 and ends May 20, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: Spring semester

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY:  Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:  1) Graduate Student status; 2) Three years of classroom experience with elementary and/or middle school learners; experience with students with IEPs preferred; 3) Dedication to and interest in teacher education.

Applicants lacking teaching experiences will be asked to take an education course during the first semester of their employment.

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: 1) Attend monthly supervisor meetings hosted by the elementary education area; 2) Attend regular meetings with the cohort leader and fellow supervisors; 3) Supervise students in their practicum settings; 4) Run weekly seminars with the support of the cohort leader; and 5) Help direct and manage the cohort.  

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  June 1st

CONTACT:  Heather Dahl, hsdahl@wisc.edu

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

 

POSITION: MC-EA Special Education/Elementary Education Practicum Student Supervisor

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 2

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 33.3%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Fall semester appointment begins August 21, 2017 and ends January 04, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: Fall semester

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY: Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) Classroom experience with elementary and/or middle school learners; experience with students with IEPs preferred; 3) Dedication to and interest in teacher education.

Applicants lacking teaching experiences will be asked to take an education course during the first semester of their employment.

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: 1) Attend monthly supervisor meetings hosted by the elementary education area; 2) Attend regular meetings with the cohort leader and fellow supervisors; 3)  Supervise students in their practicum settings; 4) Run weekly seminars with the support of the cohort leader; and 5) Help direct and manage the cohort. 

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  June 1st

CONTACT:  Heather Dahl,  hsdahl@wisc.edu

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

 

POSITION: Teaching Social Studies Methods for Elementary Education Certification                                        

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 4

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 33%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Fall semester appointment begins August 21, 2017 and ends January 04, 2018. Spring semester appointment begins January 05, 2018 and ends May 20, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: 1 or 2 semesters

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY: Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) 3-5 years experience teaching public school preferred, 3) Knowledge of research literature on teaching of social studies.

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: 1). In coordination with cohort leaders and social studies specialists, design curriculum, plan all lesson plans, teach all classes, assess students’ progress towards becoming excellent teachers of social studies, all in line with research-based practices. 2) Mandatory attendance at monthly cohort meetings.

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30        

CONTACT: Simone Schweber, sschweber@wisc.edu     

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: Supervisor for EC/ESL Teaching Practicum & Seminar

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 2

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 33.3%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  Fall semester appointment begins August 21, 2017 and ends January 04, 2018. Spring semester appointment begins January 05, 2018 and ends May 20, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: Fall, 2017, with optional extension

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY:  Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:     1) Graduate Student status; 2)  at least three years of teaching experience with children birth-age 8; 3) ability to collaborate with a team of experienced school-and university-based teacher educators committed to providing a supportive and collegial fieldwork experience for pre-service teachers and to creating a close partnership between school staff, cooperating teachers and the community surrounding the schools.

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES:                   

  • Attend monthly supervisor meetings hosted by the elementary teacher education area
  • Attend regular meetings with the cohort leader, fellow supervisors (and occasionally cohort instructors)
  • Conduct required triad meetings and classroom observations in pre-service teachers’ practicum settings
  • Facilitate weekly discussion seminar sessions with the support of the cohort leader

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita


APPLICATION DEADLINE:
May 1, 2017

CONTACT:

Beth Graue, Sorenson Professor,
Early Childhood/ESL program
beth.graue@wisc.edu

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: Instructor for C&I 663: Early Childhood Environments

NUMBER OF POSITIONS:  1

PERCENT APPOINTMENT:  33.3%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  Fall semester appointment begins August 21, 2017 and ends January 04, 2018.

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT:   Fall 2017

APPOINTMENT TYPE:  Teaching Assistant

SALARY:  Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:     1) Graduate student status; 2) knowledge of early childhood education theory and methods, with particular attention to using knowledge of how child development and home resources shape children’s learning; experience in learning contexts for diverse children birth to age eight; 3) knowledge of lesson planning; 4) ability to work on a team of early childhood educators

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Teach C&I 663 Early Childhood Environments (syllabus provided) in the Undergraduate EC/ESL Teacher Certification program, includes planning lessons, assessing students, and supporting students in meeting UW/DPI standards including portfolio work and other professional licensure requirements associated.

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 1, 2017

CONTACT: Beth Graue (beth.graue@wisc.edu)

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: Teaching Assistant for Videogames and Learning (C&I 277)                                                              

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 2

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 50%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Fall semester appointment begins August 21, 2017 and ends January 04, 2018. Spring semester appointment begins January 05, 2018 and ends May 20, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: 9-month

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY: Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) Higher Ed teaching experience preferred; 3) Experience with Educational Technologies required

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: 1) Attend weekly lectures and assist instructor in class; 2) Run 2 discussion sections weekly; 3) Provide extensive feedback on written work produced by students (course is part of the Comm-B requirements and therefore students must complete multiple writing assignments; 4) Host weekly office hours for student questions and extra help; 5) Assist instructor as needed.                   

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 10th

CONTACT: Matthew Berland, mberland@wisc.edu

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: Teaching Assistant, C&I 315: Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum in Early Childhood                           

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 33%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Fall semester appointment begins August 21, 2017 and ends January 04, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: 1 semester

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY: Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) 3 years K-12 teaching experience; 3) master’s degree in reading education preferred; 4) elementary/middle grades teaching experience in reading or literacy-related classes preferred.

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Teach 3 credit course in the teaching of reading and writing across the curriculum in early childhood.  Provides early childhood educators with information, strategies, and activities for instructing young children with literacy. Teachers explore the multiple sources of information that young readers must orchestrate as they learn to read.  (EC / ESL cohort.)

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  June 1, 2016

CONTACT:  Professor Dawnene Hassett (ddhassett@wisc.edu)

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: Teaching Assistant, C&I 318: Teaching Reading and Writing

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 33%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Fall semester appointment begins August 21, 2017 and ends January 04, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: 1 semester

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY: Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) 3 years K-12 teaching experience; 3) master’s degree in reading education preferred; 4) elementary/middle grades teaching experience in reading or literacy-related classes preferred.

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Teach 3 credit course in the teaching of reading and writing.  Designed to provide elementary educators with information and instructional strategies to support literacy learning. Addresses a wide range of literacy abilities including reading, writing, comprehending, and decoding. Focuses on the continuing developmental processes associated with becoming competent readers and writers.  (MC-EA / ESL Cohort)

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2016

CONTACT: Professor Dawnene Hassett (ddhassett@wisc.edu)

 


TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: Teaching Assistant, C&I 368: The Teaching of Reading, Lec. 001                       

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 33%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Fall semester appointment begins August 21, 2017 and ends January 04, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: 1 semester

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY: Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) 3 years K-12 teaching experience; 3) master’s degree in reading education preferred; 4) elementary/middle grades teaching experience in reading or literacy-related classes preferred.

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Teach 3 credit course in the teaching of reading in the elementary and middle grades. This course examines the psycholinguistics of reading; reading in social and cultural contexts in schools, families, communities, and workplaces; and the politics of reading. The course provides strategies for teaching all children to read.  (MC-EA / Content cohort.)

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2016

CONTACT: Professor Dawnene Hassett (ddhassett@wisc.edu)



TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: Teaching Assistant, C&I 369: The Teaching of Language Arts, Lec. 002                               

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 33%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Fall semester appointment begins August 21, 2017 and ends January 04, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: 1 semester

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY: Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.).Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) 3 years K-12 teaching experience; 3) master’s degree in literacy or literacy-related area preferred; 4) elementary/middle grades teaching experience in literacy-related classes preferred

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Teach 3 credit course in the teaching of language arts in the elementary and middle grades. This course focuses on written and oral language development of children from infancy through early adolescence. It explores the cognitive, social, cultural, and political implications of literacy education. (MC-EA / Content cohort.)

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2017

CONTACT:  Professor Dawnene Hassett (ddhassett@wisc.edu)



TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: Teaching Assistant, C&I 314: Becoming Literate In and Out of Schools

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 33%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Spring semester appointment begins January 05, 2018 and ends May 20, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: 1 semester

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY: Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) 3 years K-12 teaching experience; 3) master’s degree in reading education preferred; 4) elementary/middle grades teaching experience in reading or literacy-related classes preferred.

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Teach 3 credit course in Becoming Literate In and Out of Schools.  Surveys critical issues related to literacy for early childhood teachers including early literacy and language learning, insights into cultural differences related to literacy and language, and knowledge of the social dimensions of literacy.  (EC/ESL Cohort.)

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2016

CONTACT: Professor Dawnene Hassett (ddhassett@wisc.edu)



TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction


POSITION: Teaching Assistant, C&I 317: Dimensions of Literacy

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 33%

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Spring semester appointment begins January 05, 2018 and ends May 20, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: 1 semester

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY: Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) 3 years K-12 teaching experience; 3) master’s degree in reading education preferred; 4) elementary/middle grades teaching experience in reading or literacy-related classes preferred.

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Teach 3 credit course in the Dimensions of Literacy.  Surveys critical literacy issues for elementary teachers. Provides understandings related to literacy and language learning, insights into cultural differences related to literacy and language, and knowledge of the social dimensions of literacy. Addresses various theories that inform literacy teaching including deficit versus strength models of literacy learning, meaning-based models, systematic instruction, and sociocultural approaches.  (MC-EA / ESL Cohort.)

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2016

CONTACT: Professor Dawnene Hassett (ddhassett@wisc.edu)



TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: TA, Supervisor for English Secondary Education

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 40%  Range 35-50%  based on final student count

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Fall semester appointment begins August 21, 2017 and ends January 04, 2018. Spring semester appointment begins January 05, 2018 and ends May 20, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT:  Academic Year  8/21/17-5/20/2018

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY:  Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) 3 years teaching experience and certification in English secondary education ; 3) communication and collaboration skills; 4) organizational skills

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: 1) Supervise students at their field setting;   2) Participate as an active member of the SED field team, including but not limited to collaboration and meetings with program staff, content area team and ESL team.

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita


APPLICATION DEADLINE:
May 12, 2017

SEND MATERIALS TO:  Joey Lubasi   joanderson@education.wisc.edu



TEACHING ASSISTANT VACANCY

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

POSITION: TA, Supervisor for Mathematics Secondary Education

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1

PERCENT APPOINTMENT: 40%  Range 35-50%  based on final student count

DATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Fall semester appointment begins August 21, 2017 and ends January 04, 2018. Spring semester appointment begins January 05, 2018 and ends May 20, 2018

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: Academic Year  8/21/17-5/20/2018

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Graduate Assistant

SALARY: Full-time rates are as follows: $32,392 (Standard); $36,134 (Senior/Diss.). Successful candidate must attend or have attended the UW Diversity Training workshop.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: 1) Graduate Student status; 2) 3 years teaching experience and certification in mathematics secondary education ; 3) communication and collaboration skills; 4) organizational skills

DESCRIPTION OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES: 1) Supervise students at their field setting;   2) Participate as an active member of the SED field team, including but not limited to collaboration and meetings with program staff, content area team and ESL team.

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered:

  1. Letter of application detailing relevant qualifications
  2. Curriculum Vita

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 12, 2017

SEND MATERIALS TO: Joey Lubasi joanderson@education.wisc.edu

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