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Current UW Students - TA Application Materials & Procedures

Choose from the following checklists depending on your native language:

Current AL&L TA Application Checklist (PDF)

Non- Native English-Speaking TA Application Checklist (PDF)

Native English-Speaking TA Application Checklist (PDF)

Application Forms

Teaching Assistant Application (PDF)

Supervisor Recommendation Form (PDF)

Home Department Statement of Support Form (PDF)

Submission Instructions

I. MATERIALS TO BE SUBMITTED

All applicants must submit the following:

  • the Teaching Assistant Application (PDF) (Two-Page) form, completed in full
  • a Cover Letter (One-Page) explaining your qualifications, addressed to Associate Professor Paul S. Atkins, Department Chairman.
  • Records of Past Teaching Experience (if applicable), such as course syllabi, student or supervisor evaluations, etc.  If you have taught at the University of Washington before, be sure the department has copies of all of your student evaluations, IASystem (formerly CTL) evaluations, and supervisor evaluations.
  • most recent Unofficial Academic Transcript
  • the Home Department Statement of Support Form (PDF) Please fill out and sign the top portion of the form and ask your faculty adviser to email it to the Academic Counselor at asianapp@uw.edu with the applicant's name in the subject line.
  • one recent Letter of Recommendation from a faculty adviser, supervisor, employer, or teacher.

Applicants who are currently teaching assistants in the Department of Asian Languages and Literature must submit:

  • the Supervisor Recommendation Form (PDF) Please fill out and sign the top portion of the form and ask your faculty adviser to email it to the Academic Counselor at asianapp@uw.edu with the applicants name in the subject line. This is in lieu of the letter of recommendation stated above. 

II. SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

Any supplemental application materials (teaching records, video recording (described below), etc.), MUST BE emailed to the Academic Counselor at asianapp@uw.edu BEFORE the application deadline.

Current UW graduate students should submit all application materials either in person to Gowen Hall room 225 or by email (all materials as ONE PDF) to the Academic Counselor at asianapp@uw.edu.

After an initial screening process, programs may in some cases additionally require an interview, in person or via Skype, with applicants under consideration.

If you have questions please contact the Academic Counselor at asianapp@uw.edu, phone 206-543-4997.

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