TA Application

The Department employees qualified undergraduate and graduate students as Teaching Assistants in its undergraduate chemistry lecture and laboratory courses. To be eligible for a Teaching Assistantship, you must be a student in good academic standing at UMCP and have completed the 100- and 200- level chemistry course sequences at UMCP (or their equivalent). Applications for Teaching Assistantship positions are generally made 6 weeks prior to the start of the semester.

Qualifications for the TA positions will be based on prior academic performance, in-depth knowledge of the subject area, applicable experience(s) in the subject area, as well as English proficiency.

Teaching Assistantship positions are available for the following courses:

  • General Chemistry I lab, Organic I lab, Organic II lab, General Chemistry II lab
  • General Chemistry discussion, Organic I discussion, Organic II discussion, General Chemistry II discussion
  • Physical Chemistry I lab, Physical Chemistry II lab
  • Graders for Physical Chemistry I & II
  • Graders for Biochemistry I, II, III; Biochemistry of Physiology; Biochemistry lab

Please go to the following link to complete the online form: 


You will need to use your university log-in information.  Please note that there is a second page that you will be redirected to in order to complete your schedule availability.