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How to Apply

This position is only open to current or matriculating University of Michigan graduate students. Complete the application process on umjobs.org and then go to the following link to fill out an application: https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/1096 . A complete application includes this online form (which asks for basic academic and professional information on the applicant, a resume, and an unofficial copy of the applicant’s transcript). Each applicant must also name one recommender who will be asked by the department to submit a short evaluation. Please confirm with your recommender ahead of time that s/he is willing to speak to your skills and work ethic prior to listing him/her on the application.

Questions may be directed to Kathryn Beeman a nes-gradservices@umich.edu.

Course Description

Students who apply to this posting will be considered for one 35% GSI position in NESLANG 202: Intermediate Classical Hebrew II. More information on this course can be found on the LSA Course Guide (lsa.umich.edu/cg).

NESLANG 202: Intermediate Classical Hebrew II

As a continuation of NESLANG 201, the students will be introduced to additional elements of Biblical Hebrew syntax and other aspects of advanced grammar. Further selected Biblical texts will be read, and their historical and literary backgrounds analyzed and discussed.

Responsibilities*

The GSI will be responsible for leading two weekly class meetings, creating and implementing lesson plans, grading assignments and tests, administering a final exam, keeping accurate student records during the term, holding a minimum of two office hours per week in the South Thayer Building, and meeting regularly with a faculty supervisor.

Required Qualifications*

The successful candidate must possess thorough competencies? in Intermediate Classical Hebrew grammar as demonstrated by having successfully completed the University of Michigan’s Elementary and Intermediate Classical Hebrew sequence or its equivalent.

Desired Qualifications*

The successful candidate should possess analytical skills in Classical Hebrew grammar beyond the baseline as demonstrated by the successful completion of relevant graduate seminars requiring the analysis of highly complex Classical Hebrew texts. Previous teaching experience within the College of LSA along with formal university training and prior experience in classroom language pedagogy are also highly desirable.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Contact Information

Contact Kathryn Beeman (nes-gradservices@umich.edu) with any questions related to your application.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: 

  • Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. 
  • Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

Decision Making Process

All applications will be forwarded to a faculty selection committee who will make a hiring recommendation to the department. Once the recommendation is reviewed, an offer letter will be authorized.

Selection Process

All applications will be forwarded to a faculty selection committee who will make a hiring recommendation to the department. Once the recommendation is reviewed, an offer letter will be authorized.

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 hr.umich.edu/oie/contact.html and for the University Ombuds at www.umich.edu/~ombuds/.

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.