How to Apply
The Slavic Department is looking to hire one (1) GSI at a .50 for Russian 375/History 328/RCHUMS 334 (Literature and Empire: Nineteenth-Century Russian Prose). This course fulfills the upper-level writing requirement for undergraduate students. No knowledge of Russian is required (all readings and discussions will be in English).
- Grading two papers, including drafts, from each student.
- Holding regular office hours to assist students throughout the course.
- Being available over email to help students in case they have any questions pertaining to the course.
- Holding two Group Review Sessions.
- Meeting regularly with the course instructor.
- Attendance at course lectures (Mondays and Wednesdays 11:30-1pm).
Currently enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Michigan. No knowledge of Russian required. Appointed candidate must have completed or take WRITING 993 concurrently with the appointment.
- relevant academic preparation for teaching the course material;
- prior GSI experience with favorable student evaluations;
- overall positive academic performance and progress toward the degree;
- relevant graduate training;
- ability to work with diverse student body and with very diverse assignments;
- willingness to develop innovative approaches in the classroom.
Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
3040 Modern Languages Building
812 E. Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Or email Jennifer Lucas
Decision Making Process
All applications will be submitted for review to the faculty member teaching the course. Possible interviews will take place on a rolling basis and decisions will be made by December 1, 2019. After review of applications and possible interviews, decisions will be made by the faculty member teaching the course.
All GSI appointments are subject to administrative approval. Applicants may request information about the status of their application from the program at any time.
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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.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.