Course Assistants (Mathematical Finance Program)

Course Assistants (Mathematical Finance Program)

Masters of Science in Mathematical Finance (MSMF) Program at Rutgers University seeks Course Assistants (CA's)

The Masters of Science in Mathematical Finance Program at Rutgers University seeks Course Assistants (CA's) to assist in teaching courses for the Mathematical Finance Program. CA's will assist the primary course instructor with course preparation, facilitation of discussion, and student participation for the course. Duties will include attending some classes (if a CA for that course and instructor for the first time); grading (e.g., homework assignments, quizzes, exams, computer programs, projects), holding office hours (in person or Skype); providing student feedback; assisting students with course content issues, and other instructional/administrative tasks as needed. For larger classes, CA's may have the assistance of a grader.

Successful candidates must have previous experience (academic or industry) with course materials, an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in a related field (e.g., computer science, economics, mathematics, mathematical finance, statistics, etc.), competency in the application of course concepts and good communication, organizational, time-management and and interpersonal skills. Please note that candidates MUST be authorized to work in the U.S. without any sponsorship from employer. 

A Course Assistant will typically work 5-10 hours per week with an anticipated start date of September 5, 2017. 

In addition to a cover letter that briefly summarizes your qualifications and reasons for applying, candidates must submit an industry-style resume or academic-style curriculum vitae (CV) that includes work authorization status (U.S. citizen or permanent resident), all degrees awarded (include award dates, major, and university name), and highlights skills relevant to our degree program to amastro@math.rutgers.edu. Please visit finmath.rutgers.edu for a list of courses in our degree program that are offered by the Department of Mathematics