Research and Teaching Assistantships

There are opportunities for financial support in the Department by working on specific research projects as part of your graduate program. If you are interested in being considered for a research assistantship, please send directly to the Graduate Advisor copies (Xerox of official copy is fine) of:

  • undergraduate transcripts

  • TOEFL scores (if international student)

  • Resume (or curriculum vitae) including education and previous work experience

  • A statement of your research and career interests.

As you continue the official application process with the University, you will be contacted directly by the Department regarding the potential for financial support under a research project. Research assistantship stipends typically range between $15K and $20K annually.

The Department offers several teaching assistantships each semester. MS candidates are encouraged to inquire about these positions following their first semester in the program. These are typically part-time, hourly positions ($12 - $15/hour), which may involve grading, class laboratory assistance, or teaching.


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