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Reader in Economics/Management: Academic Year 2019-20 (Anticipated)

Recruitment Period

Open August 5th, 2019 through Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts anticipates hiring a Reader(s) in Economics/Management courses throughout the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters.

Reader(s) will be responsible for marking and grading problem sets, midterm exams and a final exam based on a grading rubric given, assist with marking of in-class exercises to be periodically assigned to the class, and providing assistance with coursework to students as needed during class periods, as directed by the instructor..

Reader will be a student in good standing at the University with at least a 3.0 grade-point average in their previous work, and should have taken and received at least a B grade in the course or related course. Readers will usually be graduate students; but qualified undergraduate students may be employed, especially when graduate students are not available. Professional readers, not enrolled as students, may be employed to meet special needs, but only on an hourly basis.

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

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

Salary: $15.45/hour undergraduate; $16.26/hour graduate.

Review of applications will begin 8/19/2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (, UC Merced is committed to interdisciplinary excellence in research and teaching. Ranked as one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Unofficial Transcript

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)