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Reader: AY 2020-2021

Application Window

Open June 16th, 2020 through Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The School of Natural Sciences anticipates hiring Readers for Academic Year 2020-2021 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.

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

Salary: $15.92/hour undergraduate; $16.75/hour graduate.

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 (

Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and UC academic salary scales.

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 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 (

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Resume - Your most recently updated resume.

  • Transcripts - Copy of Undergraduate Transcript (can be unofficial)

Job location

Merced, CA