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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Course Description

This course includes modules in: 1) sensory neuroscience, 2) behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, and 3) clinical and translational 


The GSI is expected to attend all lectures in NS601 modules (6 hours/week for entire semester) and to hold weekly office hours across all 3 modules.  The GSI will also hold study/discussion sessions as necessary. The GSI will develop and grade problem sets, and will assist in generating and grading exam questions based on the content of all lectures.  The GSI will also grade paper critiques and help students prepare their oral presentations and provide evaluations after the presentations. The GSI will proctor all written exams.  The GSI will work with the module directors and the Associate Director of the NGP regarding: 1) integration of material within and across modules; and 2) the incorporation of more quantitative and computational methods within these modules.  In this term, the GSI will assist with the use of computational methods across 611, 612, and 613.  The GSI may also assist in discussions on statistical analysis and experimental design, rigor and reproducibility.

The position will be a 50% appointment effective 9/1/2018-12/31/2018. 

Required Qualifications*

Prerequisites:  Undergraduate Neuroscience Courses, Neurosci 623 and Neurosci 611, 612, 613, 614, 615, and 616.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, previous graduate coursework in sensory neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience and translational neuroscience.

Desired Qualifications*

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, previous graduate coursework in sensory neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience and translational neuroscience.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Contact Information

Dr. Audrey Seasholtz,

Decision Making Process

Faculty review all applications, note all highly qualified applicants, identify unqualified applicants, and conduct interviews as needed.

Selection Process

Preference will be given to highly qualified eligible Neuroscience graduate students, followed by other graduate students who are also qualified

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.

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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.