Teaching fellow

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Definition

Teaching fellows (TFs) are Harvard graduate students, typically enrolled in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS), who teach lab sections, run discussion sections, hold office hours, and generally assist in managing, teaching, and grading Harvard courses.

The title of teaching fellow officially refers to only graduate students who are members of course staff, but is often refer to an undergraduate course assistant as well.

This term is roughly the equivalent of a “teaching assistant (TA)” at other universities.