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Teaching Assistants (TA)

N257 Psychiatric Symptoms

Fall Quarter - the teaching assistant position for this course is .25 FTE or approximately 10 hours per week. Position is for the Fall Quarter 2015.

General responsibilities include (some flexibility depending on skill set):

  • Post course materials on CLE
  • Assist with scheduling guest lectures
  • Contact guest lecturers and offer assistance with posting presentations, setting up AV equipment for lecture, etc.
  • Answer routine student questions
  • Assist students with problem solving around CLE access, printing handouts, etc.
  • Check incoming e-mails on CLE several times/wk. Respond to these or forward to Faculty of Record (FOR) as appropriate
  • Assist faculty to develop and grade course assignments, and post grades on CLE
  • Other responsibilities as appropriate

TA must be available during scheduled class hours, which will be Wednesdays, 3 - 5 p.m. If interested, contact course FOR Beth Phoenix at beth.phoenix@ucsf.edu, or Adam Carrico at adam.carrico@ucsf.edu.

Details: N257-TA.PDF

N208 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology

Fall Quarter - one or two paid teaching assistants (with fee remission) and up to three teaching residency students (for academic credit) to assist with N208 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology during Fall Quarter 2015.

In partnership with educational technology staff, the curriculum will be updated over the summer, so TAs will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of course development and implementation.


  • Strong background in Physiology and Pathophysiology
  • Available to lead review sessions Wednesdays, 12 - 1 p.m.
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills


  • Previous teaching experience
  • Previous experience with CLE Moodle as a TA
  • Available to attend class on Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Doctoral students may have more time flexibility to meet the requirements of the position
  • Available to help with curriculum development this summer

If interested, send CV to Doranne Donesky at doranne.donesky@ucsf.edu.

  • DorAnne Donesky, PhD, ANP-BC
    Associate Adjunct Professor
    UCSF Department of Physiological Nursing
    San Francisco, CA 94143-0610

N142 Introduction to Professional Nursing

Spring and Summer Quarters 2015 - position to begin April 7, 2015 and run through August 28, 2015

Position Description: Assist Faculty of Record (FOR) with N142 lecture course materials, N142A clinical course materials and N142B clinical assessment, skills, and simulation lab materials.

Responsibilities include:

  • Update N142/N142A/N142B “MOODLE 2” site (at https://courses.ucsf.edu)
  • Assist with ordering and gathering supplies
  • Assist with organizing supplies and course files for weekly class, lab, and clinical experiences
  • Participate with planning and organizing course with FOR
  • Organize and coordinate and oversee MEPN grad volunteers
  • Previous teaching experience not required; MEPN graduate or Nursing Masters student preferred

Class time: None

Hours: 8 - 16 hours per week

Compensation: hourly pay or course credit available

If interested, contact Pam Bellefeuille at Pam.Bellefeuille@ucsf.edu or (707) 363-1556.

  • Pam Bellefeuille, RN, MN, ACNS-BC, CEN
    UCSF Department of Physiological Nursing
    San Francisco, CA 94143

N270 Advanced Health Assessment

Details: N270-TA.PDF

Research Assistants (RA)

UCSF Interprofessional Education Instructional Improvement Grant

Details: IPE-RA.PDF