GRAD STU INSTR - Sociology Spring/Summer 2023

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How to Apply

Visit to complete the application. This includes selecting course preferences, uploading a C.V. and transcript, and providing optional additional information.

The deadline for the application will be Friday, March, 31st.

Course Description

These courses will be filled first. Once these courses are filled, the department will look to fill the second priority courses.

Spring Soc 100 - Intro to Sociology (M,W,F 9a-11a)
Summer Soc 100 - Intro to Sociology (M,W,F 9a-11a)
Spring Soc 210 - SocSci Statistics (M,W,F 9a-11a)
Spring - Soc 305 Intro to Soc Theory (M, W, F 11a-1p)
Summer Soc 210 - Elem Statistics (M,W,F 9a-11a)    
These courses will only be filled if all the first priority courses have been assigned a GSI.

Spring Soc 303 - Race and Ethnicity (M,W,F 11a-1p)
Spring Soc 305 - Intro to Sociological Theory (M,W,F 11a-1p)
Spring Soc 335 - Urban Inequality (M,W,F 1p-3p)
Summer Soc 345 - Soc of Sexuality (M,W,F 11a-1p)
Summer Soc 368 – Criminology (M,W,F 1p-3p)
Spring Soc 475 - Health, Medicine and Society (M,W,F 1p-3p)



Responsible for teaching an in-person course, holding office hours, and other tasks outlined in the fraction calculation form.

Required Qualifications*

The department requires that all graduate students teaching in the spring or summer (at any level, including existing classes) must complete the requirements A-C described here.

Desired Qualifications*

GSI positions are also conditional and contingent upon the following:

  • Satisfactory employment performance;
  • Continued satisfactory performance in your academic program;
  • Acceptable language skills as determined by the College of LSA;
  • Continued conduct consistent with the goals and mission of the University of Michigan;
  • Successful approval of syllabus;
  • Enrollment of at least eight students.   

Contact Information

Decision Making Process

Considerations include academic qualifications and prior teaching experience. If offered a GSI position, the deadline to respond to offer letters is one week from the distribution date of the letter.

Selection Process

Applications are reviewed and positions are assigned by the Undergraduate Director

GEO Contract Information

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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 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.

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