Duke University, Department of Mathematics

Program ID: Duke-SWIM2022TA [#1240]
Program Title: SWiM2022TA
Program Type: Undergraduate program
Program Location: Durham, North Carolina 27708-0320, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/04/29 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/01/20, finished 2022/11/05)
Program Description:    

*** this program has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Duke Math is seeking paid math Teaching Assistants (TAs) for our virtual Summer Workshop in Mathematics (SWiM2022). All undergraduates who are US citizens/Permanent residents and are permanent residents of North Carolina (for payroll purposes) that are majoring in the Mathematical Sciences are eligible to apply. SWiM is particularly interested in increasing diversity in mathematics and in science and technology opportunities more broadly, so SWiM strongly encourages students to apply who are female or gender minorities. .

SWiM is a weeklong virtual (Zoom) workshop for rising senior high school students who are interested in mathematics, with a particular focus on advancing female participation in math. For more information about the program, visit

Summer Workshop in Math (SWiM)

This year’s program, SWiM2022, will take place onlinve, via Zoom, from 13-17 June 2022. Together with SWiM2022 participants, teaching assistants are required to attend all scheduled activities including the courses and problem sessions. The main role of the TAs is to assist two course instructors throughout and to support afternoon group discussions. TAs also need to guide SWiM2022 participants in completing their group projects and help with their final presentations. TAs' assistance will be most important for the program to be successful.

The TAs will be paid $1000 for their time and effort.

To complete the application, please submit your cover letter, your CV, transcript and contact details for a letter of recommendation. The application deadline is 5 March 2022 with selection expected to be finalized by 10 March 2022. Applicants will be notified about the decision by email no later than 12 March 2022.

If you have any question about SWiM, please email at swim@math.duke.edu.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
email address
Mathematics Department
Duke University, Box 90320
Durham, NC 27708-0320