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Reader in Psychology: Academic Year 2018-19 (Anticipated)

Recruitment Period

Open October 1st, 2018 through March 29th, 2019

Description

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 more than 7,500 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 Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts anticipates hiring Readers in Psychology throughout the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters.

Reader(s) will be responsible for marking and grading problem sets, midterm exams and final exam based on a grading rubric given; and assist with marking of in-class exercises to be periodically assigned to the class. The position will require no more than 3-5 hours in a given week, and will total 50 hours for the semester.

A Psychology major or minor is preferred, 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.

University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.

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

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

Review of applications will begin 10/12/18 and will continue until the position is filled.

Job location

Merced, CA

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Unofficial Transcript

Reference requirements
  • 3-6 required (contact information only)

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