Roles and Responsibilities
Teaching Fellows assist the Associate Provost in planning, organizing, and conducting the annual Graduate Assistant Colloquium on Teaching and Learning (GAC) and follow up activities.
A Teaching Fellow position is an award that compliments other graduate appointments such as graduate or research assistantships or fellowships. A modest stipend is provided.
Fellows are selected based on a formal review process that recognizes their exemplary performance in previous and/or current graduate assistantships or other teaching positions; interest in and commitment to teaching and learning in higher education; and interests, skills, and experiences that will contribute to their role as Teaching Fellows. Consideration is given to representing the range of professions and discipline represented at ESF and to students in terminal degree programs (this is often a Ph.D. program except, for example, in landscape architecture, where the MLA is the terminal degree).
Recommendations from both the major professor and faculty chair are required for final selection.
The Teaching Fellow role is both advisory and supportive in nature and involves specific tasks and responsibilities. The Fellows’ role will entail: