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Reader in Political Science: Academic Year 2020-21 (Anticipated)

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 21st, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Oct 5, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts anticipates hiring a Reader(s) in Political Science courses throughout the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.

Reader(s) will be responsible for marking and grading sets responses, group projects, midterm exams and a final exam based, and possibly marking in-class exercises to be periodically assigned to the class.

Political Science major or minor is preferred, 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.

Salary: $15.92/hour without Baccalaureate; $16.75/hour with Baccalaureate. Effective 10/1/20 salary rate will adjust to $16.40/hour without Baccalaureate; $17.26/hour with Baccalaureate.

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 (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).

The University of California Readers are represented by the UAW-AFL-CIO http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/bx/index.html

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), 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 (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Unofficial Transcript

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)