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computer science

To inquire about a position with the Computer Science department, contact the department administrator at 617-552-3975.

Research Assistant

The department encourages students to get involved in faculty research. Many students participating in this program integrate this work with bachelor's theses. Responsibilities vary depending on the research project. Typically, research assistants develop software in support of a larger research project directed by a faculty member. See the faculty or research pages for descriptions of the faculty research areas. For further information contact the department administrator or the appropriate faculty member.

Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistants are responsible for assisting their assigned professors in student instruction. TAs will hold office hours each week in the CS Lab, where they will be available to:

  • Assist students with homework or other questions related to the course.
  • Monitor the CS Lab. Help students log in, operate the computers and printers, etc.
  • Report problems to the Lab Manager.
  • Other class-related tasks as requested by the assigned professor.

To apply for a TA position, complete the following PDF application and send via US post to:

Boston College
Computer Science Department
Maloney Hall 559, 21 Campanella Way
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

or send via FAX to 617-552-6790.