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TA Openings

Teaching Assistant Openings for Summer 2008 To apply for any of the positions below please e-mail your resume to Bebi Karimbaksh at or call at 998-0006.
Start Date: First week of fall classes
End Date: on completion of all grading at end of semester

Full Teaching Assistants: Ten (10) hours per week for 15 weeks.

Half Teaching Assistants: 5 (5) hours per week for 15 weeks.

Please click here for TA chart below.

DESCRIPTION OF POSITIONS: conduct office hours, hold study sessions, assist with grading, assist with arranging for photocopying and/or distribution of materials, act as liason between students and professor, proctor exams, and provide additional teaching assistance to professor as needed.

Teaching Assistants contract information

C10.0001.01 Principles of Financial Accounting
C10.0001.02 Principles of Financial Accounting
C10.0002.01 Principles of Managerial Accounting
B01.1306.60 Financial Accounting and Reporting
B01.1306.00 Financial Accounting and Reporting

TA Chart 
Course Enrollment TF Eligibility
25-49 0.5
50-84 1.0
85-119 1.5
120-154 2.0
155-189 2.5
190-224 3.0
225+ 3.5

1) Expressed as full positions: 140 hours; compensation = $3,600. An instructor teaching a full course may hire a half TF (70 hours, $1,800).
2) Courses with enrollments less than 25 students cannot have a TF or grader. An instructor who hires a TF or grader for these courses MUST pay out of his/her STARS and absolutely no exceptions will be granted.
3) A professor is permitted to combine his or her section enrollments (for the same course only) for the purpose of increasing TF eligibility.

Compensation for MBA Students (beginning Fall 2007)

  0.5 position
1 position
1.5 positions
2 positions
Term/Module Weeks Hours/Week Total Hours Hours/Week Total Hours Hours/Week Total Hours Hours/Week Total Hours
Fall/Spring 14 5 70 10 140 15 210 20 280
  7 10 70 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Summer (GFs only) 14 5 70 10 140 15 210 20 280
Summer I/Summer II (TFs only) 7 10 70 20 140 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Winter/Late Summer 5 10 50 20 100 N/A N/A N/A N/A

$1,800 for a half position
$3,600 for a full position
$5,400 for a 1.5 position
$7,200 for 2 positions

Notes on Compensation
  • There is a strict limit of 2 positions (or 20 hours/week) per fall & spring semester. There is a strict limit of 1.0 position during the Winter Intersession and the 3rd summer module. A student may hold one or more positions in a term or module as long as the commitment is for no more than an average of 20 hours per week (e.g., 2 full TF or GF positions in the Fall, 2 half TF positions during the Winter Intensive module, 1 full TF position during Summer 2, etc.). A student may hold as many as 3 grader positions per semester, as long as the 20 hours per week average is not exceeded.
  • Faculty members are responsible for the quality of the students they hire and for overseeing the quality of their work.
  • Please note that if a student is released from a position or decides to leave that position prior to the end of the term, the amount of his/her compensation is prorated. See below for more information on releasing TFs.
  • Faculty members may use their STARS accounts to pay for eligible TFs, graders, and tutors over and above amounts paid for by Stern.
  • TFs, Graders and Tutors will be charged to an individual faculty member’s STARS allocation if the class size does not meet the minimum enrollment or if a faculty member wants to pay more than $24 per student for graders and tutors.
  • Faculty may hire non-Stern graduate students as TFs only in the event that they are unable to hire Stern students with the appropriate background. (Dean's Office approval is required.) Non-Stern TFs are paid by check.
Compensation for Undergraduate Students

$1,250 for a half position (5 hours/week for fall & spring)
$2,500 for a full position (10 hours/week for fall & sp
Market, Ethics, and Law Positions

To apply for any of these positions please contact Bruce Buchanan at (212) 998-0530 or Questions and resumes should be directed to

DESCRIPTION OF POSITIONS: Professional Responsibility, a second year MBA required course, is seeking 4 or 5 TA's for the semester. Responsibilities will usually include attending class, conferring with instructors on class participation, and grading short assignments under the instructor's direction. Students should have some education or experience in law, economics, or government, and the requisite Stern GPA, etc. JD's are welcome.


Accounting Department, Open Workstudy Positions
We have openings for two student positions in the Accounting Department. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Student must be able to handle office telephone calls
  • Clerical (including filing and copying)
  • Website maintenance
  • Distribute mail to mailboxes
  • Run errands
  • Must be punctual and rarely absent.
  • Proficient in word processing skills (some HTML skills preferred)
  • Ability to work without supervision and get the job done.
  • Must be able to work 15–20 hours per week

Workstudy students are welcome to apply now and start immediately. To apply, please send your résumé to Shevon Estwick at

Ross Institute, Open Work Study Positions

We have an opening for a work study student position in the Vincent C. Ross Institute of Accounting Research.

Job Description:
  • Primary responsibility—Ross Institute website maintenance
Update content with new information about upcoming events
Add pictures and press from past events
General upkeep
  • Secondary responsibility—Ross Institute library
Add incoming journals and periodicals to the library’s database (roughly 4-5 items a week)
Organize and shelve journals.
  • Tertiary responsibility—general office aide
Assist faculty and staff with smaller, day-to-day projects.
Assist in preparation and staffing of conferences (1-2 times per semester)
Occasional copying and in-building errand running

  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Basic HTML knowledge preferred, but not entirely necessary.
    • On top of HTML, basic CSS knowledge and experience with a CMS would be fantastic, but again, not entirely necessary.
Workstudy students are welcome to apply now and start immediately. To apply, please send your résumé to Shevon Estwick at