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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number: X0004975
Position Number: 3177922
Title: Teaching and Graduate Assistanships
Functional Title: Teaching and Graduate Assistanships
Category Status: 04-Graduate Assistant
Applicant Search Category: Graduate Assistant
University Authorized FTE:
Unit: ARCH-Architecture Program
Hiring Range Minimum:
Hiring Range Maximum:
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Architecture Program invites applications from qualified continuing and newly admitted graduate students for a limited number of teaching, administrative, and research positions. The Director of the Architecture Program, in consultation with faculty members and appropriate staff will make the final determination of TA and GA assignments. TA and GA positions are awarded on the basis of academic and professional qualifications. Because of limited resources, these TA and GA positions are typically reserved for Master of Architecture and Master of Science in Architecture students only. All positions are subject to availability and funding.

Graduate Assistantships carry a stipend of $3,500-$4,100 per semester for 10 hrs/week service, five credit hours of tuition remission per semester, qualification for in-state tuition rates, and eligibility for participation in the University of Maryland heath benefits system.

Interested students should first go to, click on the financial aid button on the black bar and scroll to the “Graduate and Teaching Assistantships in the Architecture Program” section for instructions on what to include with this application form.

All required forms should be uploaded with the applications in eTerp. For further information please contact Ms. Sheila Williams at or call 301-405-0325.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified continuing and newly admitted graduate students, in good academic standing in the Architecture program. Students must be enrolled in coursework in the graduate school maintaining a full-time status (9 credit hours/semester or higher).

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:

Interested students should first go to, click on the financial aid button on the black bar and scroll to the instructions in the “Graduate and Teaching Assistantships in the Architecture Program” section for instructions on what to include with this application form. All downloaded and completed forms from the website must be attached under “Supplemental Document 1”.

Posting Date: 03/17/2017
Closing Date: 04/17/2017
Open Until Filled
Best Consideration Date
Physical Demands


Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Supplemental Document 1
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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