Engineering Teaching Consultant Application

How to Apply

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please send your applications in by April 1 for the Fall 2021 semester. Applicants need one semester of teaching experience but, more importantly, a passion for discussing and improving teaching practices. No consulting experience is necessary. Please submit applications to CRLTE-ETC@umich.edu

Information To Know Before Applying

  • Scheduling of hours is very flexible and ranges from 0-5 hours per week
  • Each ETC may only work a maximum of 60 hours each semester
  • ETCs are paid $28.47/hour in their first term
  • The ETC program is a highly collaborative and supportive work environment

Engineering Teaching Consultant Activities

  • ETCs receive training in consulting techniques from CRLT-Engin
  • Collect feedback from the students of the GSIs/IAs and discuss it with the student instructor confidentially
  • Perform one-on-one consultations with individual GSIs/IAs on a variety of teaching-related issues
  • Attend bi-weekly training meetings and continue to grow as an instructor and consultant 
  • Participate in the Engineering Graduate Student Instructor Teaching Orientation
  • Help facilitate ongoing professional development for new IAs and GSIs

Desired Skills and Interests

  • Willingness and desire to learn 
  • Desire to take on a mentoring and supportive role 
  • Interest in education research and pedagogy
  • Interest in gaining experience to prepare you for a career in a teaching-focused environment or institution 
  • Interest in meeting other GSIs and working with students across the College of Engineering

For more information about the Engineering Teaching Consultant Program, contact Audra Baleisis (baleisis@umich.edu).