GSI & Reader Application

Thank you for your interest in a teaching position at the School of Information.

To apply, please fill out and submit the form below. To be considered complete, your application must include a resume (uploaded via this form).

Should you be considered for a position, we may also ask for one letter of recommendation and copies of teaching evaluations from prior teaching experience.

These positions are subject to our having sufficient financial resources and the courses meeting enrollment minimums.

* Required fields are marked with an asterisk.

Open positions

Spring 2019

Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Positions:

Reader Positions:

Note that positions less than 25% (10 hours per week) do not include fee remission.

Data Science courses follow the MIDS program academic calendar: Spring 2019 classes run from January 7 to April 20. Data Science courses are online; TAs do not need to be physically in Berkeley.

Please check the position (or positions) for which you are applying. Your application will be sent by email to the instructor(s) of the course(s) you select. Note that instructors will NOT see which other positions you are applying for.
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Academic Information
Please tell us about your current academic affiliation.
CV or resume
(Required) Please attach your curriculum vitae or resume. Be sure to include any previous teaching experience at UC Berkeley, along with your official job title. If you have already taken any of the courses you are applying for, please include that on your resume, including the grade you received.
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Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy Statement for University of California Employment Practices:

The University of California prohibits discrimination against or harassment of any person employed by or seeking employment with the University on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or status as a covered veteran (special disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, or any other veteran who served on active duty during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized). The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for special disabled veterans, Vietnam era veterans, and any other veterans who served on active duty during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized. University policy is intended to be consistent with the provisions of applicable state and federal laws.

Salary information:

Monthly pay depends upon your appointment title and appointment percentage. For current pay rates and job classifications, see

For students hired as GSIs: First-time GSIs must have completed or be enrolled in a 300-level pedagogy seminar, complete an online professional standards and ethics course, and attend the 1- or 2-day teaching conference before the start of the semester. First-time GSIs who fail to pass the 300-level course must retake and pass the course before they are eligible to teach again. Requirements for first-time GSIs. More GSI policies and guidelines. Note: This does not apply to positions classified as tutors or readers.

Last updated:

October 18, 2018