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Opening for Teaching Assistant in Environmental Chemistry - Summer 2013

Mar 14, 2013

The Au Sable Institute seeks a highly motivated and well qualified undergraduate student to serve at a Teaching Assistant in its course in Environmental Chemistry taught by Dr. Scott Carr of Anderson University during its Second Summer Session 2013. Demonstrated past success as a student in general chemistry courses required, with additional demonstrated success in advanced chemistry courses desired. The selected applicant will assist Dr. Carr in classroom, laboratory and field trip preparation, grading, record keeping and other course management duties as designated, and work with current students in the course in groups and individually to assist them in completion of assignments and test preparation. As a paid employee of the Au Sable Institute, a Christian institute of environmental studies dedicated to the biblical principles of creation care, the successful applicant will demonstrate and express an active Christian commitment in personal life and in professional conduct as a Teaching Assistant.

Salary: $800 plus room and board at the Great Lakes campus of the Au Sable Institute, Mancelona, Michigan.

Work Expectations: 20 hours per week.

Period of Employment: 15 July to 16 August 2013.

Other Benefits: The selected applicant will have opportunity to take one course as a student during the second Summer Session at Au Sable's Great Lakes Campus (Michigan) with a scholarship covering half of tuition.

Application Deadline: 5:00 PM, Friday, March 29, 2013.

Application Process: Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, an academic transcript, and their curriculum vitae (resume) concurrently to:

Dr. David Mahan, Associate Executive Director
Au Sable Institute
7525 Sunset Trail NE
Mancelona MI 49659 USA

Dr. Scott Carr, Professor
Department of Chemistry and Physics
Anderson University
1100 East Fifth Street
Anderson, IN 46012 USA

Materials from the applicant must be supported by a letter of recommendation from their institution's Au Sable faculty representative, one other faculty or professional reference addressing the applicant's personal and professional qualifications, and one pastoral reference addressing the applicant's expression and maturity of Christian commitment. Qualified applicants should expect a phone interview with Dr. Mahan or Dr. Carr subsequent to submission of application materials.

For questions about the position or application procedure, contact Dr. Mahan or Dr. Fred Van Dyke, Executive Director, at the Au Sable Institute at 231-587-8686, or via e-mail at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).