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Posted: Monday, January 1, 2018 10:19 AM

Clicking "Apply Now" opens the link in a new window.How to Apply Applicants must apply and submit material through the umjobs.org site. Please upload the following documents as one PDF document with your application: (1) A cover letter addressing your specific interest in the position and qualifications that directly relates to this position. (2) A curriculum vita (including names of two faculty references). (3) Previous U-M teaching evaluations, as applicable. Job Summary The Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures is looking to hire one (1) GSI at a .35 for Dutch 351 (Anne Frank in Context). This course fulfills the HU and Race & Ethnicity distribution requirements for undergraduate students. No knowledge of Dutch is required (all readings and discussions will be in English). Course Description This course examines the Holocaust in The Netherlands and beyond through the analysis of the Diary of Anne Frank, its film, stage and television adaptations, and related materials. It aims to increase your understanding of anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred and discrimination. Topics include Jewish immigration, Jewish Amsterdam, bystanders, resistance movement, and controversial issues like the fictionalization of Anne Frank and alleged Holocaust exploitation. Responsibilities* * Mediate Classroom Discussions (alongside instructor). * Model the use of the Diary of Anne Frank on four special class days. * Attend field trip to the Holocaust Memorial Center and guide and debrief with one group (alongside instructor). * Grade and provide feedback on two research papers from each student. * Check 25 sets of homework assignments and enter grades on Canvas. * Hold regular office hours to assist students throughout the course. * Be available over email to help students in case they have any questions pertaining to the course. * Help run Paper Writing Workshops. * Meet regularly with the course instructor. * Attendance at course lectures (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00-2:30 PM). Required Qualifications* * Currently enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Michigan. * No knowledge of Dutch required. Desired Qualifications* * relevant academic preparation for teaching the course material; * prior GSI experience with favorable student evaluations; * overall positive academic performance and progress toward the degree; * relevant graduate training; * ability to work with diverse student body and with very diverse assignments; * willingness to develop innovative approaches in the classroom. Contact Information Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures 3109 Modern Languages Building 812 E. Washington Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Or email it to Jennifer White at jenpatri@umich.edu Ph: 734-936-0150 Decision Making Process All applications will be submitted for review to the faculty member teaching the course. Possible interviews will take place on a rolling basis and decisions will be made by January 2, 2018. After review of applications and possible interviews, decisions will be made by the faculty member teaching the course. Selection Process All GSI appointments are subject to administrative approval. Applicants may request information about the status of their application from the program at any time. GEO Contract InformationThe University will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, familial status, parental status or pregnancy status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, height, weight, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, HIV antibody status, political belief, membership in any social or political organization, participation in a grievance or complaint whether formal or informal, or any other factor where the item in question will not interfere with job performance and where the employee is otherwise qualified. The University of Michigan agrees to abide by the protections afforded employees with disabilities as outlined in the rules and regulations which implement Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Information for the Office of Institutional Equity may be found at hr.umich.edu/oie/contact.htmlSDL2017

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