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university teaching assistant





University teaching assistants are graduate students or recent graduates employed on a temporary contract at a university or a college for teaching-related responsibilities. They assist the professor, lecturer or teacher of the specific course they are in charge of in the preparation of lectures and of exams, grading papers and exams and leading review and feedback sessions for the students.

Alternative Labels

higher education teaching assistant

teaching assistant in universities

university teaching aide

teaching assistant in higher education


teaching assistant

university teaching assistant

graduate teaching assistant

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: