The department of MCLL offers up to 9 Graduate Teaching Assistantship appointments in Spanish. The Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) will be involved in direct instruction and expected to teach a total of three sections of Basic Spanish per academic year. The two-semester stipend is no less than $7,000, and full-time GTAs are eligible for up to a 100% waiver of in-state tuitions.
There are many other benefits that come with this position: GTAs are eligible for a 10% discount on books purchased from the Campus Bookstore; graduate assistants are covered by the Worker’s Compensation Act; a portion of the state health insurance is paid by the university for full-time GTAs and non-resident graduate assistants are eligible for in-state tuition rates.
Graduate students admitted to a degree in either full standing or conditional status are eligible for graduate assistantship positions. At MCLL preference is given to MA candidates in Spanish. However, graduate students in another program may apply for a teaching appointment in Spanish if they fit one or more of the following criteria:
Students wishing to be considered for assistantships or other forms of financial awards should indicate their interest to their graduate coordinator as soon as possible after notification of admission.
To apply, send the following materials directly to the graduate coordinator at MCLL:
Applications received after the above deadlines are considered at the discretion of the department.