Teaching at Harvard University, Department of Economics
Teaching fellows are an important part of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and play an critical role in the education of students. As a teaching fellow, you assist in courses under the supervision of faculty. Duties may include teaching sections, conducting tutorials, recommending grades, and supervising independent study projects. Teaching Fellows appointments are generally arranged during the spring semester (for the following year) and a list of courses can be obtained from the Graduate Office.
Information for Teaching Assistants
Persons who are not affiliated with Harvard but have been selected to teach are known as Teaching Assistants or "TAs". As a TA, you will receive a Harvard ID and email address. You can obtain an ID card through the ID office and activate your email address FAS Account Management. You will need your ID and pin number to activate your account. TAs are paid monthly and more information regarding Payroll can be found through Peoplesoft. You can also access My Harvard for additional resources, including Library, courses, and University events.