Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.

25-1191 Graduate Teaching Assistants

Assist faculty or other instructional staff in postsecondary institutions by performing teaching or teaching-related duties, such as teaching lower level courses, developing teaching materials, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers. Graduate teaching assistants must be enrolled in a graduate school program. Graduate assistants who primarily perform non-teaching duties, such as research, should be reported in the occupational category related to the work performed. Excludes "Teacher Assistants" (25-9041).

Illustrative examples: Teaching Fellow, Graduate Student Instructor

Broad Occupation: 25-1190 Miscellaneous Postsecondary Teachers
Minor Group: 25-1000 Postsecondary Teachers
Major Group: 25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010

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