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How to Apply

Please upload the following in ONE document when applying online:1) CV or resume; 2)  one paragraph  describing your interest in the GSI position; 3) A ranked list of courses you are interested in teaching (1=highest preference, 2=second preference, etc.).

Course Description

This posting applies to open positions in School of Public Health undergraduate courses for Winter 2020:

PUBHLTH 200: Health and Society: Introduction to Public Health

PUBHLTH 305: The Environment and Human Health

PUBHLTH 382: Population Health Determinants and Disparities

PUBHLTH 383: Data Driven Solutions in Public Health

Responsibilities*

GSI duties vary by course but may include teaching discussion sections, helping prepare course lectures and other class materials, exam proctoring, grading student assessments, holding office hours, and regular teaching team meetings

***All first time GSIs (those who have not previously taught at the University of Michigan) will be required to attend CRLT’s virtual Teaching Orientation as a term of their employment. ***

Required Qualifications*

Graduate student within the School of Public Health. Ability to effectively teach and evaluate undergraduate students.

Desired Qualifications*

Broad knowledge of varied aspects of public health; outstanding faculty recommendations; commitment to equity and inclusion in the classroom; doctoral students with Master’s degree preferred.

Contact Information

Dr. Emily Youatt, Office of Undergraduate Education, School of Public Health, GSIPUBHLTH@umich.edu

Decision Making Process

All applications will be submitted for review to Dr. Youatt, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Education.  After review of applications and possible interviews, the decisions will be made.

Selection Process

Dr. Youatt, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Education, will review complete applications. Only applications that include all required elements are considered complete. Candidates will be contacted for interviews. The number of GSIs hired will depend on enrollment in these courses.

GEO Contract Information

The University will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, familial status, parental status or pregnancy status, sex, gender identity or expression (whether actual or perceived), 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, medical conditions including those related to pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, arrest record, 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 for Institutional Equity may be found at oie.umich.edu/ and for the University Ombuds at ombuds.umich.edu/


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 their preferred assignment, they 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.


Standard Practice Guide 601.38, Required Disclosure of Felony Charges and/or Felony Convictions applies to all Graduate Student Assistants (GSAs). SPG 601.38 may be accessed online at spg.umich.edu/policy/601.38 , and its relation to your employment can be found in MOU 10 of your employment contract.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.