Wanted: COMP 14 Lab Assistants!
All qualified undergraduate or graduate students may apply.
You must be...
- ...a relatively proficient programmer!
For example, you should have at least taken (and done well in) COMP 14 and COMP 114, or something similar. Or you might be a junior or senior in the COMPSCI program. Or you might be a girl/boy genius.
- ...well organized and dependable.
If you show up late for a lab, the students often panic. In any case they have a right to expect that you will be there during your assigned time.
- ...friendly, patient, and posess some ability to empathize with beginning programmers.
You need to be a counselor of sorts, a coach, someone who can help the student arrive at the right answer without giving it to them.
Expectations and Compensation
- You will be expected to spend 13-15 hours per week on the job. This will include 10-11 hours in an ATN public lab, a weekly one-hour staff meeting, keeping up with email, and perhaps some other administrative work.
- The tour of duty is the entire semester, approximately 15 weeks.
- You will receive $1,650 for the semester's work.
How to apply
- Come to Sitterson Hall (see map here if necessary....), and compelte an application with the receptionist (Tammy) at the front desk.
- Enter priority "1" in the COMP 14 box.
- It would be nice if you would send me email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- I will be in touch.
About me (the professor)
FYI, I am research faculty member here in the CS department. I work on virtual reality, teleimmersion, and too many other things. I have worked in industry and w/ NASA. I like to think I have a sense of humor, and I like to have fun. I hope the course will be successful, fun, and gratifying for those of us "teaching" (me, TAs, LAs). Here is my home page.
If you have questions, send me email (email@example.com) or call me. My office number is 962-1819.