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How to Apply
In addition to applying via careers.umich.edu, all interested applicants must
go to: webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/Econ/
Applicants from within the Department of Economics should select the Winter
2022 (Internal Application).
Applicants who are not in the PhD program in economics should select the
(external application). External students must submit a cover letter, CV, a
transcript of all economics coursework, and a reference letter from a faculty
member you have taught with previously.
If you have no previous teaching experience, a reference letter from your
current faculty adviser can be submitted.
8 .50 Head GSI positions are available in the following courses:
Duties in these positions include, but are not limited to attending required
lectures, leading two discussion sections, participating in weekly staff
meetings, holding office hours, grading assignments, and other duties as
outlined on the fraction calculation form and by faculty request.
Applicant must be in good standing as a graduate student at the University of
Michigan. If the language of instruction at a students undergraduate
institution was not English, they must be evaluated by the English Language
Institute (ELI) for English proficiency and either pass the GSI-OET or have
this test waived by the ELI before they can be eligible for a GSI appointment
in LS&A.All first-time GSIs are required to complete the Departmental GSI
A mastery in Economic Principles, an undergraduate degree in Economics, and
teaching and/or leadership experience that will help in teaching any course.
For questions, students can reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or
Decision Making Process
The Director of Graduate Students awards all GSI positions based on stated
qualifications and criteria. The Department of Economics has a full funding
commitment to its PhD students. Therefore, priority will be given to Economics
PhD, Economics and Public Policy Joint Students, and Economics and Social Work
An applicant may request the status of his/her application from the Department
of Economics at any time after the submission of their application. The
Department will make a reasonable effort to extend offers to successful
applicants by November 19, 2021 and requires signed offer letters and fraction
forms be returned within 7 business days of the actual offer date. Offers will
typically be extended at least twenty-one (21) calendar days prior to the
start of employment.
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
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