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Lecturer (SA): Minimum Qualifications, Course Assignments, Supervision, Evaluation
This document provides guidance to departments concerning the hiring of graduate students as graduate assistants with the title "Lecturer (SA)."
- The course to be taught may be taken by Master’s level students, but the proposed Lecturer (SA) already has substantial work in the discipline beyond the Master’s level (e.g., has completed all coursework and is completing a dissertation in the area);
- The course is one in which the graduate students from other fields enroll to supplement their core studies, but the instruction is not a core part of the advanced graduate curriculum in the instructor's discipline (e.g. foreign language instruction for a graduate student preparing to conduct fieldwork abroad; broad level introductory statistics or research methods in a field that uses statistical methods); or,
- The graduate student who would be employed as the instructor is considered qualified under the terms of the the campus-wide Policy on Minimum Qualifications for Instructional Staff (e.g. a student with an MSW teaching a course for MSW students).
Hiring procedure: Prior approval is required through the L&S Short-Term Staffing Request Process . Appointment letters for Lecturer (SA)s require review by Amanda Mahr. Letter templates and additional instructions are available on the following page: L&S Letter Templates for Short-Term Staff