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Course Description

HMP608: This course provides an overview of financial accounting for students interested in health care management and policy. It is designed to serve the needs of both students who have never had a course in financial accounting (for 2 credits) and students who have had an introductory course in financial accounting but without health care applications (for 1 credit).


GSI duties are expected to include class attendance, office hours, meetings and grading.  Other appropriately related duties as assigned but not to exceed the 50% appointment fraction.  See attached fraction calculation form for specifics

Required Qualifications*

Current doctoral or masters student at the University of Michigan with appropriate knowledge of public health and familiarity with the content of this course.  Preference given to doctoral or masters students performing excellently within the School of Public Health, particularly the department of Health Management & Policy.

Desired Qualifications*

Demostrated teaching skills and experience.  Familiarity with the instructor, this specific course, and the department a plus.

Contact Information

Instructor: Prof. Matthew Comstock, HMP

Decision Making Process

Applications will be reviewed by the instructor and other key faculty in Health Management & Policy prior to classes starting.  We estimate that offers will be extended by April 30, 2024.   Applicants may request the status of their application by emailing

Selection Process

The instructor will select the GSI best suited to this position based on discipline, relevant knowledge about course topics, general knowledge of public health, prior experience with this or other relevant courses in HMP, prior experience as a GSI for graduate courses and knowledge and understanding of the program and department.

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 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 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.