November 2, 2021

Application Deadline: November 7, 2021, 5:00 PM

  • Employment opportunity for full-time UW graduate student (enrolled 10+ credit hours per quarter)
  • Required completed coursework: Calculus III, Linear Algebra, two introductory computer programming courses, and a graduate machine learning course sequence
  • Compensation includes salary, tuition waiver, and health insurance eligibility
  • Winter quarter (1/3/22 – 3/18/22)
The University of Washington Master of Science in Data Science program is seeking a teaching assistant to support this upcoming Winter Quarter course, DATA 598, Special Topics-Statistical Learning via Differentiable Programming (Deep Learning) (Link to UW Handshake, only available to UW Bothell & UW Seattle students). This position will average 20 hours per week. The course will meet 1 day per week on Thursdays for 2 hours per session during Winter Quarter 2022.
Responsibilities may include some or all of the following duties: facilitate activities explicitly stated in the syllabus, prepare and grade assignments, maintain grading records, prepare and maintain course records, calculate quarter grades, request student assessments for course, attend lectures, hold regular office hours, tutor students, manage and respond to course-related email, prepare and maintain Canvas site for course materials, develop and maintain online communications and discussion sites, attend weekly instructor/TA meetings, act as liaison between student and instructor, prepare and present lecture materials, prepare handout materials, review literature, facilitate discussions, hold extra review sessions for subject matter expertise, prepare computer lab materials, hold computer lab sessions, and review specific list of assigned duties and responsibilities with the instructor.
● Minimum registration to hold this appointment is 10 credits
● Successfully completed Calculus III, Linear Algebra, two introductory computer programming courses, and a graduate machine learning course sequence.
Preferred Qualifications:
● Excellent communication and technology skills
* Significant experience with machine learning differentiable programming software such as PyTorch and TensorFlow.
* Significant experience with cloud computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure.
Please Note: This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit:
The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans are encouraged to apply.
Click here for more information, including how to apply. (Link to UW Handshake, only available to UW Bothell & UW Seattle students)