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Reader: AY 2018-2019 (Anticipated)

Recruitment Period

Open June 8th, 2018 through May 17th, 2019


The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With a little more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration and professional development. With bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design and supports the economic development of Merced and the region.

In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction, student success and research excellence. UC Merced is also building the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building in the heart of Merced.

The School of Natural Sciences anticipates hiring Readers for Academic Year 2018-2019 for multiple subjects.

The Reader will be responsible for grading homework, quizzes and tests as needed. The Reader will work closely with the instructor and/or Teaching Assistants when grading. It is anticipated that readers will work up to a maximum of 18 hours per week.

The Reader must be an active UC Merced student in good standing and have successfully completed course or related course he/she is appointed to as a reader with at least a B Grade. Readers should have maintained at least a 3.0 grade-point average in their previous academic work

Interested applicants are required to submit a resume and a copy of undergraduate transcripts.

Salary: $15.00/hour undergraduate; $15.78/hour graduate.

he University of California Readers are represented by the UAW-AFL-CIO.

Job location

Merced, CA


Document requirements
  • Undergraduate Transcript - Copy of Undergraduate Transcript (can be unofficial)

  • Resume

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