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How to Apply

Send cover letter, CV and two letters of reference to classics@umich.edu by July 4, 2017.

Course Description

CLCIV GSI

Appointing Academic Unit:  Department of Classical Studies

Anticipated Bargaining Unit Title:  Graduate Student Instructor

Anticipated Term of Appointment:  Fall 2017

Anticipated Appt. Effort: 50%

The Department of Classical Studies in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan seeks qualified applicants for a part time, one term position to begin September 1, 2017.  The anticipated starting date is 9/1/2017.  This position is pending final approval.

Responsibilities*

Duties and responsibilities for this GSI position are teaching one discussion section of a course in Classical Civilization: Either CLCIV 101 – Introduction to Greek Civilization or CLCIV 371 – Greek Sport.  FYI - CLCIV 101 class is a Freshman Year Writing Requirement class and thus the students complete numerous writing assignments.  In addition to teaching and grading responsibilities the instructor will be required to attend all CLCIV lectures, hold office hours for students, provide appropriate syllabus and course material electronically, attend weekly meetings with the faculty instructor and GSIs.

Required Qualifications*

Enrollment in a graduate program in Classical Studies, Ancient History, Classical Archaeology or a related humanities field.

Knowledge of Greek civilization and history and experience teaching Classical Civilization courses at the college level.  Experience in teaching writing classes.

Desired Qualifications*

Enrollment in a graduate program in Classical Studies, Ancient History, Classical Archaeology or a related humanities field.

Knowledge of Greek civilization and history and experience teaching Classical Civilization courses at the college level.  Experience in teaching writing classes.

Contact Information

Please contact classics@umich.edu with questions.

Decision Making Process

Review of applications will commence June 28 and the anticipated date by which an offer will be made is July 1, 2017.

Selection Process

Applications will be evaluated based upon demonstrated subject matter expertise, successful performance in the classroom, and the needs of the department.

 

GEO Contract Information

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Unsuccessful applications will be retained for consideration in the event that there are last minute openings for available positions. 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.