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Graduate Assistantship in Plant Sciences

The University of Tennessee Department of Plant Sciences (Shekoofa Lab) is seeking an MS candidate to conduct controlled (greenhouse) and field research in Jackson, TN that will be focused on helping to understand the influences of environmental changes, including water deficit and heat stress, on water movement in plants, plant physiological responses to stressors, and plant-water-soil interactions. The successful candidate will be expected to present research findings at regional, national, or international research meetings and publish research results in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Download information on this position.

Graduate Assistantship in the Graduate School of Medicine for Information Science Students

Note: This position has been filled and UTGSM is no longer accepting applications. The UT Graduate School of Medicine seeks to hire a graduate research assistant who will assist with research, data analysis and library programs. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a program in the School of Information Science. Download information about how to apply.

Programs Abroad Office is Seeking a Graduate Assistant

Note: This position has been filled and is no longer accepting applications. The Programs Abroad Office (PAO) is seeking a graduate assistant for the 2018-19 academic year. The PAO manages education abroad mobility for undergraduate and graduate students and works closely with faculty and academic departments on the development of education abroad programming. The graduate assistant will join an office of 7 full-time staff and 6 student workers and will assist with a variety of functions. Download more information about this position.

GTA Position in Off-Campus and Commuter Services

Note: This position is no longer accepting applications.Off-Campus and Commuter Services is seeking a graduate teaching assistant to assist in the overall planning, marketing and implementation of all Commuter Student Engagement programs for 20,000 commuter students; develop instruments to evaluation programs and services; coordinate a student-led commuter group; and to assist in many other tasks centered around commuter student engagement. Applicants should be enrolled in a graduate program at UT, with a preference given to students in the College Student Personnel program pursuing a career in higher education/student affairs. Excellent marketing and communications skills, as well as a dedication to working with off-campus and commuter students, are also qualifications for this position. Download more information about this position, or contact Meghan Woodward at meghan@utk.edu.

Graduate Assistantship in the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA)

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) is seeking applicants for one graduate research assistantship (50% time) to begin in August 2018. This assistantship position will focus primarily on assisting with institutional research projects, including: collecting data from online databases and university websites for peer comparisons; working with analysts to gather, format, and analyze data for research projects and reports (on topics such as student retention/graduation); assisting with the creation of the University Fact Book and completion of college guides, by gathering, entering, and validating the data; and other departmental projects as needed. For further details on the position, OIRA, and how to apply, download the information sheet.

Graduate Assistantship in Entomology and Plant Pathology

The University of Tennessee Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology (Hadziabdic Lab) is seeking a Ph.D. candidate to conduct laboratory and field research focused on elucidating the impact of the fungal microbiome on plant-pathogen interactions, with a focus on Thousand Cankers disease of walnuts. Successful candidate will be expected to present research findings at regional, national, or international research meetings and publish research results in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Download information on this position.

Job Opening for Graduate Student Worker in PiPES and ASPIRE

The PiPES and ASPIRE Programs seek to hire a Project Manager (15 hours per week) to assist with program coordination for the 2018-2019 academic year. PiPES: Possibilities in Postsecondary Education and Science is an NIH-funded program that delivers a multi-week curriculum to increase college-going and interest in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and biomedical Sciences) for rural Appalachian youth. ASPIRE: Appalachian Students Promoting the Integration of Research in Education is an NSF-funded program that provides financial support, mentoring, and research opportunities for rural Appalachian college students with demonstrated financial need. Note: This position does not come with a tuition waiver and the graduate student worker may not hold a graduate assistantship or any other university position concurrent with this position. Get more information about this position and find out how to apply.

Job Opening for Graduate Students in the Honors and Scholars Program

Note: This position has been filled and is no longer accepting applications. The Honors & Scholars Programs is looking for a graduate student to assist with the 1794 Scholars Program. The 1794 Scholars Program is a two-year program focused on holistic student engagement through four key pillars: academic engagement, global and cultural awareness, campus involvement, and the Volunteer spirit. The program launched in the fall of 2017 and will have its second entering class this fall. The graduate student assistant would work closely with the program’s Assistant Director and other Honors & Scholars staff to assist with programming and advising. Please note that this position does not come with a tuition waiver. Get information about this position.

Join the Graduate School Team!

Note that this position is no longer accepting applications. The Graduate School is seeking to fill a 12-month Graduate Research Assistantship position that includes a tuition and fee waiver, health insurance, and stipend.  The position requires a currently enrolled graduate student in good standing who is able to commit 20-hours per week in-office to the assignment. Get more information on the position and how to apply.

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