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Assistantships

Graduate advisors in individual academic departments should be contacted for information regarding assistantship positions. Assistantships are not coordinated through the Graduate School.

 
  • Graduate Assistantship
    A graduate student in an institution of higher education employed in support of a department or unit responsible for work assigned by the supervisor within the unit or department which utilizes knowledge beyond undergraduate academic studies.
  • Research Assistantship
    A graduate student in an institution of higher education employed in support of the research mission of the unit, its director or faculty, in laboratory, field, or computer work, or such other activities as may assist the unit's research effort.
  • Teaching Assistantship
    A graduate student in an institution of higher education employed in support of the teaching mission of the unit who is responsible for a quiz, drill, or laboratory section.
  • Graduate Part-Time Instructor
    A graduate student in an institution of higher education employed in support of the teaching mission of the unit who is responsible for, or in charge of, a class or class section, or a quiz, drill, or laboratory section. Graduate student must have at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching filed.

Teaching, Research & Graduate Part-Time Instructor Assistantship Information