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How to Apply

Review detailed application instructions here and complete the online application form. All new employees (and returning employees, if away more than a year) must also fill out an application at

The online application form requires students to upload a single PDF file with a copy of their UM transcript and CV (including teaching experience).

The application deadline is Friday, November 22 at 5:00 PM.

Course Description

History 201 – Rome – Freidin TuTh Lecture 2:30-4:00 PM

History 230.020 – Humanities Topics in History: Sports in Society – Wroblewski Lecture TuTh 8:30-10:00 AM

History 244 – Arab Israeli Conflict – Lieberman Lecture TuTh 4-5:30 PM

History 261 – US 1865 to present – Brick Lecture MW 2:30-4 PM

History 262 – The American South – Berrey Lecture MW 11:30 AM – 1 PM

History 280 – Civil War Era – Spooner Lecture MW 10-11:30 AM

History 281 – Become a Billionaire – Hancock Lecture TuTh 10-11:30 AM

History 291 – History of Happiness – Cole Lecture MW 4-5:30 PM

History 305 – American Addictions – Cowles Lecture TuTh 2:30-4 PM

History 331 – Poland in the Modern World - Porter-Szucs Lecture MW 4-5:30 PM


Attendance at all course lectures. Lead two or three discussion sections. Attend and be prepared for weekly planning meetings with Instructor (complete the readings and have plans/ideas on how to run discussion sections). Grade all assignments/exams? Provide feedback to students. Post office hours and hold at least two hours of office hours each week. Maintain attendance records. All GSI’s are expected to be present in Ann Arbor by the start of the term and throughout the semester to be eligible for this position. First Time GSI’s must be in Ann Arbor the week before term.

Required Qualifications*

Currently enrolled as a graduate student in good standing at the University of Michigan, have a GPA of 3.0, not have exceeded LSA's Ten Term Rule. Completed one year of graduate study in Anthropology or courses in closely related field at the University of Michigan. In addition to the general Rackham rules, must have no more than one Incomplete on record. Speak English or meet the minimum threshold for the Oral English Test at the University of Michigan.

Desired Qualifications*

Same as required

Contact Information

Sue Douglas:, 734-764-2559

Decision Making Process

Preference will be given to Anthropology graduate students to whom funding commitments are owed, followed by other Anthropology graduate students and then students from outside the department who are qualified.

Selection Process

Faculty preference, applicant preference, relevant academic preparation for teaching course material, relevance to graduate training and previous teaching experience will all be considered when selecting GSIs for courses.

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.