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How to Apply

A cover letter is required for this position and should be attached as the first page of the application. The cover letter should address your specific interest and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. Please include  the name and contact information of at least one professional reference and include a resume or C.V.

If you have held GSI positions at U-M, as part of your cover letter please provide the course title, number, term and faculty instructor for each course taught.  Also attach the summary sheets of your E&E evaluations. This information should uploaded in a single document combined with your cover letter and resume/CV.   If you have trouble uploading the summary teaching evaluations, you may email the *evals only* document to  Name emailed teaching evalulation document   "your last name.evals."


Course Description

.5 GSI fraction

This course examines women's health issues across the life span, from feminist and sociocultural perspectives. It explores the social construction of women's sexuality, reproductive options, health care alternatives, and risks for physical and mental illness.  Through the use of a feminist perspective, specific strategies are employed to develop critical thinking and analysis for the evaluation of women's health issues through lecture, discussion, and written assignments.

Ideally we would like GSIs who can teach in both Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 terms.  However, Winter term 2018 GSI offers will not be made until October 2017.


The course is taught by an instructor and five GSIs. GSIs attend lecture (held W 5:30-7:30), teach 3 one-hour discussion sections of 25 students each and are responsible for all grading of papers and exams.

Required Qualifications*

Applicants for this GSI position should have background and knowledge relevant to women's health and feminist theories.

Desired Qualifications*

Preference is given to students who have taught within the subject matter or for whom support is guaranteed through a department funding package.

Contact Information

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Decision Making Process

The faculty members teaching the course review the applications and recommend qualified candidates to the department. The department makes the final offers.

Selection Process

Please see decision making process.

GEO Contract Information

The University will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, familial status, parental status or pregnancy status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, height, weight, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, HIV antibody status, political belief, membership in any social or political organization, participation in a grievance or complaint whether formal or informal, or any other factor where the item in question will not interfere with job performance and where the employee is otherwise qualified. The University of Michigan agrees to abide by the protections afforded employees with disabilities as outlined in the rules and regulations which implement Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Information for the Office of Institutional Equity may be found at and for the University Ombuds at

Unsuccessful applications will be retained for consideration in the event that there are last minute openings for available positions. Upon request, any applicant denied employment will receive, within fourteen (14) calendar days, a written explanation of the reasons for denial of employment, and/or an in-person interview with the hiring agent(s) to be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon time. In the event that an Employee does not receive his or her preferred assignment, he or she can request a written explanation or an in-person interview with the hiring agents(s) to be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon time.

This position, as posted, is subject to a collective bargaining agreement between the Regents of the University of Michigan and the Graduate Employees' Organization, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO 3550.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.