The University of California, Merced is a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced offers research-centered and student-oriented educational opportunities at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts.
The School of Engineering anticipates hiring Readers in the following disciplines in the 2017-2018 Academic Year (Summer 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018):
Bioengineering Computer Science and Engineering Environmental Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineering Engineering Fundamentals
Please indicate in your cover letter which course(s) you are interested in reading for.
The Reader will be responsible for grading homework, quizzes, exams as needed under the supervisor of the instructor. The position will require up to a maximum of 18 hours per week.
Qualifications: The Reader will be in good standing at UC Merced and have successfully completed course or related course he/she is appointed to as a reader with a B+ or better. To apply, submit an updated CV and cover letter. Readers will usually be graduate students but qualified undergraduate students may be employed 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.
UC Merced is the first new American research university built in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service. The campus opened Sept. 5, 2005, in the San Joaquin Valley. The university is about an hour north of Fresno, two hours south of Sacramento, two hours southeast of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, and 90 minutes west of Yosemite National Park.