Grad Student Employment Opportunities

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Winter 2020 Political Science Graduate Student Hiring Announcements

Winter 20120 Reader Positions
Application Deadline: Friday, January 17
Political Science expects to hire readers for the following winter classes:

Course Instructor Contact Information Maximum
# of Hours

Pol S 316, African American Politics

Chris Parker

Estimated max hours: 50*
Estimated max pay: $957.15*

* Max to be confirmed by January 22.

Typical reader duties include assisting with the grading of exams and papers according to direction, proctoring exams, and submitting grades as instructed and by deadlines established by the instructor.

Readers will be paid $19.15  per hour to the maximum noted for each listed course. Hours are entered weekly and paid out at each pay period. The faculty supervisor approves submitted hours, and the department monitors for the maximum hours approved.

To apply for a reader position, email the instructor with your qualifications (related coursework, previous grading experience, other background, etc.) to be a reader. Applicants will be notified of hiring decisions after the 10th day of the quarter when positions are approved.

Note: International students on an F-1 visa who are employed as Academic Student Employees (research assistants, teaching assistants, staff assistants), can be hired as readers if they apply for and receive Curricular Practical Training (CPT) authorization from the International Student Services Office. International students who hold fellowships may not need CPT authorization but should verify with Ann Buscherfeld.