Grad Student Employment Opportunities

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Winter 2017 Political Science Graduate Student Hiring Announcements

Winter 2017 Reader Positions
Application Deadline: ASAP
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

max of 65 hours, $1,170

Pol S 310, Modern Political Thought

Christine Di Stefano

max of 49 hours, $882

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 $18  per hour to the maximum noted for each course. The department will contact the instructor and reader to confirm hours worked in late December. The reader will be paid for their services in a lump sum with the pay date determined by when hours are completed and confirmed, by April 10 at the latest.

To apply for a reader position, email the instructor with your qualifications (previous coursework, previous grading experience, other background, etc.) to be a reader for the class for which you are interested. Applicants will be notified of hiring decisions after positions are approved.

Note: international students on a J-1 or F-1 visa who are employed as Academic Student Employees (research assistants, teaching assistants, staff assistants), can be hired as readers if they file paperwork and get approval from the International Student Services Office.