GSI positions are available in the following courses:
CHE 230. Introduction to Material and Energy Balances, (Eniola-Adefeso)
CHE 342. Mass and Heat Transfer, (Wen)
CHE 343. Separation Processes, (Solomon)
CHE 344. Reaction Engineering and Design, (Thurber)
CHE 360. Chemical Engineering Laboratory I, (Yang)
CHE 460. Chemical Engineering Laboratory II, (Barr/Albayrat)
CHE 466. Process Dynamics and Control, (Silbaugh)
CHE 487. Process Simulation and Design (plus Aspen), (Tadd)
CHE 488. Chemical Product Design I, (Gulari)
CHE 505. Applied Mathematics for Chemical Engineers, (Nagrath)
CHE 527. Fluid Flow, (Larson)
CHE 538. Statistical and Irreversible Thermodynamics, (Glotzer)
*GSI positions may be available in additional courses and will be included in the call for applications.
Applicants should submit the online application indicating their top three course choices, experience and/or reason for GSI-ing in a particular course and send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Susan Hamlin at email@example.com. Application deadline is May 31 (Fall term) and October 21 (Winter term).
Minimum qualifications: At least one and preferably two of the following,
Selection criteria will include (in addition to the above):
Academic performance, teaching or taking the same or similar course, previous performance as a GSI, fluency in written and oral English, interview with instructor, number of years as a graduate student. GSIs must be able to work through December 22, 2017. Qualified candidates may be interviewed by the faculty. The department will make selections based upon the above criteria.
Selection decisions for Winter term courses will be completed by July 30 (Fall) and November 15 (Winter).
General description of duties:
Lecture courses: teaching a discussion session, grading assignments, holding office hours
Lab courses: supervise laboratory section, grading assignments, holding office hours
Appointments will range between a 25% (10 hours/week) to 50% (20 hours/week). In addition, GSIs will receive full health benefits and tuition.
New GSIs are required to attend training courses offered by CRLT and the College of Engineering and a Chemical Engineering Department GSI workshop, which are held in September and January. GSIs must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours. See http://crlte.engin.umich.edu/. The Fall 2017 CoE New GSI Orientation is scheduled for August 31, 2017. New GSIs must attend one other professional development activity.
International students assigned to teach (and whose native language is not English) will be required to obtain a minimum score on the English Language Institute oral English test (OET). Contact Susan Hamlin by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, to arrange this evaluation.
Contact Ms. Susan Hamlin in NCRC-B28, Room G040, or phone 734 763-1148 if you have any questions
The University of Michigan, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to the Senior Director for Institutional Equity, and Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity, 2072 Administrative Services Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1432, 734-763-0235, TTY 734-647-1388. For other University of Michigan information call 734-764-1817.
Unsuccessful applications will be retained for consideration in the event that there are last minute openings. Upon request, any applicant denied employment will receive, within fourteen (14) calendar days, a written explanation of the reasons for denial of employment. An applicant denied employment may request an in-person interview with the hiring agent(s) to be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon time. In the event an Employee does not receive his or her preferred assignment, he or she can request a written explanation or an in-person interview with the hiring agent(s).