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How to Apply

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

Urban runoff is a pervasive environmental problem that degrades water quality, aquatic communities, habitat and property values, and recreational uses. The course describes the major aspects of this problem defining the sources, characterizing the environmental impacts, and characterizing approaches to addressing those impacts by design and management. Working in interdisciplinary teams, students also develop and select appropriate management alternatives based on real ­world examples.


The GSI will assist the instructors with the preparation of course materials; assist with planning and implementing guest lecturer visits; provide teaching support to students in developing presentations; and assist with grading. Assist instructors in preparing field exercise materials. The GSI is expected to attend all lecture sessions.

Required Qualifications*

Professional degree in Landscape Architecture or Planning; OR completion of NRE 501­.040. SEAS graduate student in good standing

Desired Qualifications*

Previous coursework or professional experience in stormwater management. Teaching experience.


Prior Completion of Course Required:  Always Very Important

Teaching Experience Required:  Always Very Important

Expertise of Field Work Experience in Subject Matter Required:  Always Very Important

Contact Information

For additional information, you may contact the instructor at: and

Decision Making Process

All applications will be forwarded to the Assistant Dean 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 the Assistant Dean 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.

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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.