Teaching Assistantship

Teaching Assistantship Application for Admitted Graduate Students

Admitted graduate students should use this form to apply for a teaching assistantship in Western Michigan University's Department of Philosophy.


  • Your application must be submitted prior to January 31 for priority consideration.
  • A minimum requirement for holding a teaching assistantship is to be admitted to a graduate degree program in the College of Arts and Sciences or the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program (currently housed in the Graduate College).

Preferred qualifications

  • Enrollment in a department degree program.
  • BA in Philosophy.
  • Prior teaching or instructional experience.

Selection is made by the department chair in consultation with appropriate course supervisors. General inquiries should be made to the department chair, David Paul

Your nine-digit WMU Identification Number.
Files must be less than 4 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.