Columbia Computer Science TA Page
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Welcome to the Computer Science Department's TA website!!

    Here you will information on how to apply for a TA position, look for TA-related announcements, make a complaint, look up regulations and more. The goal of this site is to provide a fully comprehensive resource for all things TA-related. So if you have any suggestions for improvement or additional information, please share them and help us fully achieve that goal.

    The TA Czar
    The Committee on Undergraduate Computer Science Education
IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO TEACHING ASSISTANTS!!!

Federal regulations specify that you are NOT allowed to work until a valid I-9 has been completed and submitted to the department. TAs who have never worked at the university must complete an I-9 regardless of citizenship or visa status. Failure to complete and submit the I-9 and other necessary employment paperwork to Cindy Walters immediately following accepting the TA position in MICE will result in a delay in pay.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are on a visa type other than F-1 or J-1 you cannot be a CS TA. In addition, if your country has a tax treaty with the US, you will be contacted by the Payroll Department once an employment record has been created for you with further instructions.

If you are completing a mandatory teaching requirement, you do not need to complete any paperwork and only have to accept the position in mice; if you are presently funded as a GRA student you will be paid for TA duties as additional comp and need only to accept the position in mice. All others must follow these guidelines to complete the paperwork. Contact Cindy Walters (cindy [at] cs.columbia.edu) with any additional questions.

Announcements:

    Wednesday 2/5/2013, 4:30pm


    TA Required: COMS W3101: Programming Languages (C++)
    TA positions are available for the Programming Languages (C++) course. Applicants should have successfully completed this course (or equivalent) with a high grade, and have a good knowledge of C++, specifically OOP concepts. Please list this as a preferred choice on your MICE application if you are interested. Contact Ramana Isukapalli (ramana.isukapalli [at] alcatel-lucent.com) for more information.

    Monday 1/20/2013, 10:00am


    TA Required: COMS W4112: Database System Implementation
    TA positions are available for the Database System Implementation course. Applicants should have successfully completed this course (or equivalent) with a high grade. Please list this as a preferred choice on your MICE application if you are interested. Contact Ken Ross (kar [at] cs.columbia.edu) for more information.

    Monday 1/13/2013, 5:00pm


    TA Required: CSEE W4824: Computer Architecture
    TA positions are available for the Computer Architecture course. Applicants should have successfully completed this course (or equivalent) with a high grade. Please list this as a preferred choice on your MICE application if you are interested. Contact Simha Sethumadhavan (simha [at] cs.columbia.edu) for more information.

    Monday 1/6/2014, 12:00pm


    TA Applications for Spring 2014
    TA applications for Spring 2014 are now open. Please apply on MICE. The soft deadline for applications is January 9, 2014.

    Monday 1/6/2014, 12:00pm


    MSTA Applications for Spring 2014
    The MSTA Applications for Spring 2014 are open.

    Thursday 7/25/2013, 12:00pm


    Off-campus access for MICE
    If you are off-campus and need to access MICE for TA Applications, you can follow instructions here.


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