Position overviewPosition title: Reader
Open date: September 1, 2023
Most recent review date: Friday, Sep 15, 2023 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: Friday, Mar 1, 2024 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.
The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts anticipates hiring a Reader(s) in Political Sciences courses throughout the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 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.
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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).
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