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Employment Opportunities

The Global Innovation Exchange hires teaching assistants and reader/graders on a quarterly basis throughout the year, including summer quarter.  We also regularly seek to hire staff support for events, IT, communications, and the Makerspace. Please check back regularly for current openings.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans are encouraged to apply.

Staff Positions

Makerspace Technical Assistant (Part-time/Temporary) – Apply in UW Hires

This position requires strong technical skills and familiarity with the setup, operation, and maintenance of conventional and advanced prototyping equipment, mechanical systems, and computer interfaces in the GIX Makerspace. Read full job description and apply in UW Hires.

  • Degree requirement: Bachelor’s degree or two years of college course work in major study area and two years of relevant experience or equivalent education/experience.
  • Pay rate: Dependent on qualifications
  • Location: Bellevue, WA (some work may be completed remotely)

Instructor Positions  

No current openings.

If you are interested in providing a lecture in an instructional area or on a professional development topic relevant to the MSTI program, please send a statement of interest and CV or LinkedIn profile to msti@uw.edu.

Teaching Assistant Positions

Winter 2020 Positions

Applications due: 11/15/19
Decisions communicated: 12/1/19
Apply at end of page

TECHIN 512: Introductions to Sensors & Circuits
This course provides students the background and techniques needed to connect digital systems to the physical world by learning the fundamentals of integrating sensors and microcontrollers. Students will also learn how to select sensors and design hardware systems.

  • Degree requirement: Master’s degree/PhD candidacy and enrollment in UW PhD program in ECE or related field
  • Pay rate: Department TA rate
  • Location: Bellevue, WA (some work may be completed remotely)

TECHIN 513: Managing Data & Signal Processing
This course gives students experience in creating a software/hardware product road map and an engineering/development plan.

  • Degree requirement: Master’s degree/PhD candidacy and enrollment in UW PhD program in ECE, CSE, or related field
  • Pay rate: Department TA rate
  • Location: Bellevue, WA (some work may be completed remotely)

TECHIN 514: Hardware/Software Lab
Students will be given a real-world experience in developing hardware/software systems to gather an understanding of the entire lifecycle of building such a system from concept through requirements and through implementation, and finally testing.

  • Degree requirement: Master’s degree or candidate in UW PhD program in ECE, CSE, or related field
  • Pay rate: Department TA rate
  • Location: Bellevue, WA (some work may be completed remotely)

Reader/Grader Positions

Winter 2020 Positions

Applications due: 11/15/19
Decisions communicated: 12/1/19
Apply at end of page

TECHIN 512: Introductions to Sensors & Circuits
This course provides students the background and techniques needed to connect digital systems to the physical world by learning the fundamentals of integrating sensors and microcontrollers. Students will also learn how to select sensors and design hardware systems.

  • Degree requirement: Bachelor’s degree and/or enrollment in a UW graduate program in ECE or related field
  • Pay rate: $25/hr
  • Location: Bellevue, WA (some work may be completed remotely)

TECHIN 514: Hardware/Software Lab
Students will be given a real-world experience in developing hardware/software systems to gather an understanding of the entire lifecycle of building such a system from concept through requirements and through implementation, and finally testing.

  • Degree requirement: Bachelor’s degree and/or enrollment in a UW graduate program in CSE, ECE or related field
  • Pay rate: $25/hr
  • Location: Bellevue, WA (some work may be completed remotely)
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