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Political Science Graduate Student Hiring Announcements

Winter 2024 Positions
Political Science expects to hire readers for the following classes:

Course Instructor Contact Information Maximum
# of Hours/Pay
Pol S 319, American Political Thought from Reconstruction to the Present  Turner 61 hours
$1,525 projected pay

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

Maximum hours are above are projected. Actual maximum hours are based on enrollment at the 10th day of the quarter. The current reader pay rate is $25  per hour to the maximum indicated on the job description that readers sign. Hours are entered weekly in Workday 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 such as related coursework, previous grading experience, other preparation, etc. Applicants will be notified of hiring decisions after they have been approved by the department.

Note: International students on an F-1 visa who are employed in a 50% Academic Student Employee position (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 to be a reader but should verify with Ann Buscherfeld.