GRAD STU INSTR - Fall 2023

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How to Apply

 A cover letter is required 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 your skills, experience, and education that directly relate to teaching. In the cover letter please provide the course title, number, term and faculty instructor for the course(s) for which you have served as a GSI, and the names and contact information for two professional references.

In addition to applying through, please complete the External GSI Application for WGS - FALL 2023 - applications will not be considered unless this google form is completed.Link provided below:

You may also send E&E evaluations for all UofM courses previously taught to 

Course Description

The Women's and Gender Studies Department is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2023 semester GSI positions.
WGS/Nursing 220 - Perspectives in Women's Health - 50% appointment
WGS/AmCult 240 - Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies - 50% appointment
WGS 245 - Introduction to LGBTQ+ Studies - 50% appointment

Please review the  Fall 2023 - Available GSI positions in WGS for more details about each course.


Plan and deliver weekly discussion sections; attend all lectures; read all assigned course readings and watch all screenings; grade papers, exams, quizzes, and activities; hold weekly office hours; attend weekly planning meetings with the instructor; assist in the preparation of course materials.
GSIs who have not previously done so are required to complete the CRLT GSI Teaching Orientation before classes start.

Required Qualifications*

Applicants must have an academic background in feminist scholarship. 

Desired Qualifications*

We are looking for GSIs who are familiar with a range of feminist issues, have studied feminist scholarship at the graduate level, have held a GSI position at the UofM, and are interested in collaborating on a teaching team.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Contact Information

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Decision Making Process

The faculty member teaching the course reviews the applications and recommends qualified candidates to the department. The department makes the final offers.

Selection Process

Please see decision making process.

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.

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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.

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 , 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.