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Teaching Overview

Ph.D. students serve as graders and teaching assistants in their second years, one semester of each, and teach a course of their own design in their fourth years. These teaching assignments are built into the program and are conditions of the five-year funding packages, meaning that they don't include additional compensation. They are also treated as foundational learning experiences and they come with extensive pedagogical training and support from faculty advisors.

Ph.D. students may take on additional grading or teaching assignments for compensation after they have completed coursework, contingent on the permission of their advisor and the graduate chair. Whenever possible, additional work should be chosen to strategically build the student's CV.

To read about Graderships within the department, click here.

To read about teaching with LPS, click here.

To read about other teaching opportunities, click here.