Graduate Students


There are a limited number of TA positions offered to students outside of the Physics Department. If you are a graduate student in another department and are interested in being considered for a Physics TA position, please complete this form.

Physics graduate students will receive an email with the application link each semester.

TA Training

TA Training 2015

Training is mandatory for new Teaching Assistants. Fall 2017 Physics TA Training will take place on Tuesday, August 22 and Wednesday, August 23. More details will follow.

The Physics Department also expects new teaching assistants to participate in the Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation, held by the Teaching and Learning Transformation Center (TLTC) and the Graduate School on August 25.  Please RSVP here.

Teaching Assistant Manual

We have compiled this manual to help you get started as a Teaching Assistant. This manual contains general advice and overviews of policies that supplement the University of Maryland's official policies. Much more information and support for TAs is available through the Graduate School and the Teaching and Learning Transformation Center.

Mutual Expectations Agreement

This document was created to facilitate discussion around the expectations of TA responsibilities in order to help your TA experience run as smoothly as possible. Note that some items may not apply to your particular class. This document was developed by the Graduate Student Committee based on feedback from graduate students, faculty, and staff.