Hebrew Teaching Assistant Position

Each year the Jewish Studies Program hires a teaching assistant for our Hebrew courses. We give preference to UC San Diego graduate students but undergraduates and community members may also apply. We accept resumes/CVs and Statements of Purpose (as defined below) throughout the year from interested applicants. Please send queries to the Program Coordinator.


Job Description:

The Jewish Studies Program hires a teaching assistant for our first-year Hebrew courses, and the first two quarters of our second-year Hebrew courses. Appointmets are at 25% time working 10 hours per week, teaching two one-hour sections under supervision of the Hebrew Languages Instructors, and grading. 

TA Duties:

Hebrew Teaching Assistant duties include, but are not limited to, preparing in-class discussions and instructional materials, leading discussion sections, holding office hours, and grading homework/tests. Native Hebrew speaker is preferred and advanced competency in Hebrew grammar is required.

Application Procedure:

Use your UCSD Personal ID number and Personal Access Code to log on to the Academic Student Employment System. New graduate students will first need to establish a TritonLink account through the Grad Apply system. For non-students please submit application materials to the Program Coordinator.

Please submit the following documents:

  • Resume or CV detailing language and/or teaching background
  • Statement of purpose hand written in Hebrew

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Hiring Process and Paperwork

Hiring Paperwork

All the paperwork, with the exception of the Oath/Patent, may be completed ahead of your hiring appointment with the Program Coordinator. Below are the forms you will need to complete. Please fill them out to the best of your ability, but do not date any of them until you come into our office or are otherwise instructed by staff.

US Citizen Hires

UC W4/DE 4 [PDF]
I-9 [PDF] (We will need to make copies of of you List A or Lists B&C documents)

Non-US Citizen Hires

Your tax forms will be processed using Glacier.

SSN Application Process: If you are here on an F1 or J1 visa you will need to get a Social Security Number

All Hires

Oath/Patent [PDF]
Voluntary Self-Identification or Race, Ethnicity, and Veteran Status [PDF]*
Voluntary Self-Idenitification of Disability [PDF]*
*If you have chosen not to disclose demographic information please complete the below Demographic Information Disclosure waiver.
Demographic Information Disclosure Waiver [PDF]
Personal Data Form [PDF]
Emergency Information [PDF]
Asbestos Notice [PDF]
Child Abuse (CANRA) [PDF]
Acknowledgement of Receipt of New Hire Pamphlet: Facts About Workers' Compensation [PDF]

For Your Records/Reference
Worker's Comp. Pamphlet [PDF]
Principles of Community [Webpage]

Enroll in Direct Deposit*
*If you do not enroll in direct deposit your check will be sent to the Program Office