Course Assistant (CA): CAs assist the faculty member who has primary responsibility for a course. Duties vary, but may include the following:
- Writing solutions to problem sets and exams, grading problem sets and exams; returning graded problem sets and exams in a timely manner -- no more than a week after the problem set or exam is completed.
- Assisting in the preparation of lecture materials.
- Holding office hours.
CAs are 25% or 30% appointments. These positions do not count towards the three-quarter TA requirement for graduate students in Physics.