Apply to be a General Chemistry TA in Autumn 2024

Application Deadline: May 17, 2024

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Spring 2024. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1206/1208/1220; 1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2024*
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during 2024 (this includes paid research)

*Graduating in May? Staff appointments are available! See the bottom of this post for more information.

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $13/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting. (Note: Undergraduate students teaching General Chemistry for the first time on OSU-Columbus campus will be assigned to teach lab)

Training will take place Monday, August 12th – Monday, August 19th during business hours. Conflicts with training, including TAs who must live on campus, should be stated in the application, and described in detail if possible.

If you are interested, you may apply here. After you apply, you will be asked to submit your schedule here.

Completing an application and submitting your schedule does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by June 1st and notify chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on May 17, 2024. Hiring decisions will be made by late July/early August.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.


Staff Appointments Available! If you are graduating and looking for an opportunity to teach for a semester (or even academic year!), we also have those available! Please email chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu for details.

Work for CBC: Demo Lab Assistant

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for Lab Assistants in the Demonstrations Laboratory for Spring 2024! Lab Assistant positions provide students with the opportunity to work in an active laboratory space, connect with students on a similar path, and learn valuable customer service skills applicable to many careers. Students may have the opportunity to take on a leadership role.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed Chem 1210 & 1220. Some organic knowledge is helpful.
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.0
  • Enrolled in classes during Spring 2024
  • No other paid monthly student appointments during Spring 2024 (this includes paid research). Biweekly appointments are acceptable.

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Hours: 12-28/week
  • Typical Responsibilities: preparation and distribution of reagents, distribution and maintenance of lab equipment, completion of weekly safety checks, etc.

Pay Structure:

  • First year of employment: $12.00/hour
  • Second year of employment: $12.50/hour
  • Third year of employment: $13.00/hour

When submitting your application, you will be asked for a schedule. This does not guarantee position. A more accurate schedule will be collected upon hiring.

Apply at: go.osu.edu/demolabapp

Applications should be submitted by 11:59 pm on December 10th, 2023.

Please contact weaver.646@osu.edu or fontes.20@osu.edu with any questions or concerns.

Apply to be a General Chemistry TA in Spring 2024

Application Deadline: November 3, 2023

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Spring 2024. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Spring 2024
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during 2023 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $13/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting

Training will take place in January during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here: https://go.osu.edu/sp24gcta

After you apply, you will be asked to submit your schedule here: https://go.osu.edu/sp24gctaschedule

This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by November 13 and notify chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on November 3rd, 2023. Hiring decisions will be made by mid-December.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.

Reminder: Applications due June 1, 2023

Application Deadline: June 1, 2023

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Autumn 2023. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2023
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during 2023 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $13/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting

Training will take place in August during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here: https://go.osu.edu/au23gcta

After you apply, you will be asked to submit your schedule here: https://go.osu.edu/au23gctaschedule

This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by July 1 and notify chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on June 1st, 2023. Hiring decisions will be made by late July – early August.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.

Apply to be a Prep Lab Assistant in Autumn 2023

Application Deadline: April 23, 2023

The CBC General Chemistry Prep Lab is currently accepting applications for Lab Assistants for Autumn 2023. Lab Assistant positions provide students with the opportunity to work in an active laboratory space, network with peers that have similar goals, and learn valuable customer service skills applicable to many careers. Students may have the opportunity to take on a leadership role.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed all General Chemistry (1000 level) courses required for your major
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.0
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2023
  • No other paid monthly student appointments during Autumn 2023 (this includes paid research). Biweekly appointments are acceptable.

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Hours: 12-10/week
  • Responsibilities: preparation and distribution of reagents, distribution and maintenance of lab equipment, completion of weekly safety checks, etc.
  • Mandatory paid training will begin the week before classes start in August.

Pay Structure:

  • First year of employment: $12.00/hour
  • Second year of employment: $12.50/hour
  • Third year of employment: $13.00/hour

When submitting your application, you will be asked for a schedule. This does not guarantee position. A more accurate schedule will be collected upon hiring.

Apply at go.osu.edu/AU23preplabapp.

Applications should be submitted by 11:59 pm on April 23rd, 2023. Please contact Tyler Weaver (weaver.646@osu.edu) with any questions or concerns.

Apply to be a General Chemistry TA in Autumn 2023

Application Deadline: June 1, 2023

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Autumn 2023. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2023
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during 2023 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $13/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting

Training will take place in August during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here: https://go.osu.edu/au23gcta

After you apply, you will be asked to submit your schedule here: https://go.osu.edu/au23gctaschedule

This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by July 1 and notify chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on June 1st, 2023. Hiring decisions will be made by late July – early August.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.

Work for CBC: Prep Lab Assistant

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for Lab Assistants in the General Chemistry Prep Lab for Spring 2023! Lab Assistant positions provide students with the opportunity to work in an active laboratory space, network with peers with similar goals, and learn valuable customer service skills applicable to many careers. Students employees may have the opportunity to take on a leadership role.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed all General Chemistry (1000 level) courses required for your major
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Spring 2023
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Spring 2023 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $10/hour
  • Hours: 10-18/week
  • Responsibilities: preparation and distribution of reagents, distribution and maintenance of lab equipment, etc.
  • Mandatory paid training will begin on January 9th.

Apply at: go.osu.edu/sp23preplabapp

When submitting your application, you will be asked for your Spring 2023 availability. This does not guarantee position. A more accurate schedule will be collected upon hiring.

Applications should be submitted by 11:59 pm on December 4th, 2022. Please contact Tyler Weaver (weaver.646@osu.edu) with any questions or concerns.

Apply to be a General Chemistry TA in Spring 2023

Application Deadline: November 15, 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Spring 2023. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Spring 2023
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Spring 2023 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $12/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting

Training will take place on January 8th in the afternoon. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here: https://go.osu.edu/sp23gcta

After you apply, submit your schedule here: https://go.osu.edu/sp23gctaschedule

This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by November 15th. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on November 15th, 2022. Hiring decisions will be made by mid-December.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.

Deadline Extended – Apply to be a Gen Chem TA

Application Deadline Extended: June 1, 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Autumn 2022. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2022
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Autumn 2022 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $12/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting

Training will take place in August during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here. https://go.osu.edu/au22gcta

After you submit an application, you will be asked to submit a schedule. This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by July 1st. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on June 1, 2022. Hiring decisions will be made by late July.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.

Apply to be a General Chemistry TA in Autumn 2022

Application Deadline: May 9th, 2022

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently accepting applications for General Chemistry TA positions for Autumn 2022. A TA position provides the opportunity to improve your knowledge, gain teaching experience, and help students.

In order to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed General Chemistry Sequence (1210/1220; 1610/1620; or 1910H/1920H) with an A or A- (preferred)
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.2
  • Enrolled in classes during Autumn 2022
  • No other paid monthly student appointment during Autumn 2022 (this includes paid research)

Appointment details are as follows:

  • Salary: $12/hour
  • Hours: 10-12/week
  • Responsibilities: teach one 3-hour lab; grade assignments and prepare for teaching responsibilities; 1 office hour/week; proctor all exams; attend weekly staff meeting

Training will take place in August during business hours. Please describe any potential conflicts with training on your application.

If you are interested, you may apply here. https://go.osu.edu/au22gcta

After you submit an application, you will be asked to submit a schedule. This does not guarantee a TA position. If your schedule changes, please update it by July 1st. If you make a change to your schedule after this date, you will be responsible for switching your assignment with another TA or forfeit your position.

Applications and schedules are due by 11:59 pm on May 9th, 2022. Hiring decisions will be made by late July.

Please contact chemlabsupervisor@osu.edu with any questions.