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How to Apply


In addition to submitting this online application, send the following to Dr. Emily Youatt ( 1. CV; 2)  one paragraph  describing your interest in the GSI position; 3) A ranked list of courses you are interested in teaching (1=highest preference, 2=second preference, etc.).

Course Description

This posting applies to open positions in School of Public Health undergraduate courses for Winter 2018:

PUBHLTH 200: Health and Society: Introduction to Public Health

PUBHLTH 300: Behavioral and Social Foundations for the Health Professions

PUBHLTH 382: Population Health Determinants and Disparities

PUBHLTH 383: Data Driven Solutions in Public Health


GSI duties vary by course but may include teaching discussion sections, helping prepare course lectures and other class materials, exam proctoring, grading student assessments, holding office hours, and regular teaching team meetings.

Required Qualifications*

Graduate student within the School of Public Health.

Desired Qualifications*

Broad knowledge of varied aspects of public health; outstanding faculty recommendations; commitment to equity and inclusion in the classroom; doctoral students with Master’s degree preferred.

Contact Information


Dr. Emily Youatt, Office of Undergraduate Education, School of Public Health,


Decision Making Process

Faculty and the Managing Director of the Office of Undergraduate Education review applications for positions in their courses and indicate their ranked preferences. They are also asked to indicate whether they regard any applicants as unqualified and why.

Selection Process

Dr. Youatt, the Managing Director of the Office of Undergraduate Education, will review complete applications. Candidates will be contacted for interviews. The number of GSIs hired will depend on enrollment in these courses. Please do not contact Dr. Youatt regarding the status of your application.

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. 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.