Remote | Part-time
Saybrook University

Federal Work-Study: Teaching Assistant


Saybrook University is seeking a teaching assistant to join the Department of Mind-Body Medicine in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences (CIMHS). The person hired for the federal work-study position will report directly to the specialization coordinator and will be responsible for carrying out administrative and support functions for MBM programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist faculty with course development, syllabi revisions, assisting at residential conferences, and other related instructional activities.
  • Support faculty with Canvas course set up and managing chatbox activities during videoconferences.
  • Assist with program planning and organizing/updating program files, preparing Canvas courses.
  • Offer support to students as directed.


  • Actively enrolled in the PhD MBM degree program with good academic standing
  • Exceptional organization and communication skills
  • Willingness to collaborate as well as receive feedback and direction from others
  • Familiarity with the MBM curriculum and navigating Saybrook resources located in the CIMHS Mentoring and Writing Centers, Canvas, and Library
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office tools and willingness to learn new technology


  • Weekly workload will vary according to the needs of the department
  • Time commitment: Maximum of 15 hours per week


  • Submit hours in Workday each week
  • $15.00 per hour