Graduate Research Assistant Position at McClung Museum
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is searching for a graduate research assistant to work with the Curator of Education, serving as an interpreter of the museum’s collection for K-12 students and teachers in the Knoxville metropolitan area. They help to develop and implement dynamic programming for the community, and support the Curator of Education by conducting research on the museum’s collections and upcoming exhibitions. Download the full description and application instructions or contact Leslie Chang Jantz (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
Working with Water Power Technologies? Consider the Marine and Hydrokinetics Graduate Student Research Program
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE), Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) conducts early-stage research and development (R&D) to strengthen the body of scientific and engineering knowledge supporting industry efforts to develop new technologies that increase U.S. hydropower and marine and hydrokinetics (MHK) generation. Marine and hydrokinetic technologies convert the energy of waves, tides, and river and ocean currents into electricity and have the potential to provide millions of Americans with locally sources, clean, and reliable energy. The Marine and Hydrokinetics (MHK) Graduate Student Research Program is designed to provide graduate thesis research opportunities in marine and hydrokinetics at DOE laboratories and other DOE/WPTO-approved facilities. Deadline for the 2020-2021 cycle is December 9, 2019.
ORISE Accepting Applications for Fusion Energy Sciences Postdoctoral Research Program
The Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) Postdoctoral Research Program offers recent doctoral degree recipients the opportunity to conduct research in DOE’s fusion energy research and development programs. Participants acquire experience and training in areas of fusion energy science, interact with outstanding scientists and engineers, and have access to advanced equipment and facilities. Appointments are made to designated DOE laboratories, universities, and contractor fusion energy centers. Deadline for the 2020-2021 cycle is December 16, 2019.
Teaching Support Awards Program Accepting Applications
Teaching and Learning Innovation has announced that the Teaching Support Awards Program is now accepting applications, and will be open until all of the allocated funds are applied for, or until the deadline date of November 11, 2019. The TSA Program provides funding to instructional faculty members, graduate student teachers, and staff members to help them enhance the learning experience for students that take their courses. You can learn more and apply via TLI’s website: teaching.utk.edu/teachingsupport.
Graduate Student Worker Position in the Haslam Scholars Program
Note: This position is no longer accepting applications. The Haslam Scholars Program seeks to hire a one-half time (20 hours/week) Graduate Student Worker to assist in the coordination of The Haslam Scholars Program for the remaining 2019-2020 academic year, with the possibility of extending it through the following academic year. Get the full details of the position. To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter explaining why you are an ideal candidate for this position by October 18th to Sylvia Turner at email@example.com. Please note that this is a student worker position and does not include a tuition waiver.
Deadline for GTA@OIT Grant on October 2
The deadline is approaching for the GTA@OIT grant. Applications should be in by October 2, 2019. The GTA@OIT program is available to any GTA, with sole responsibility for teaching a course, who is interested in expanding their teaching practice by redesigning a course or course component for Web-based delivery with Online@UT (Canvas).
Science Alliance Looking for GRAs to Mentor Undergraduates
The Science Alliance’s new Student Mentoring and Research Training (SMaRT) program will be hiring up to 6 GRAs for 12-month appointments that will start 2/2020. Interested in mentoring undergraduate students? Get the details and information on how to apply.
Graduate Education Research Grant Offered Through Graduate Enrollment Management Organization
NAGAP, the Association for Graduate Enrollment Management, is accepting submissions for the NAGAP Graduate Education Research Grant. If you’re a graduate/professional student conducting research that relates to graduate enrollment management (admissions, recruitment, enrollment, retention), applications are due November 12 for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Fellowship Program for Multi-Country Research from the CAORC Now Accepting Applications
The CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their PhD. Preference will be given to candidates examining comparative and/or cross-regional research. Applicants are eligible to apply as individuals or in teams. Deadline to apply is January 23, 2020. To apply visit www.caorc.org/fellowships.
Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program Open for 2020
The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program offers opportunities for independent research or study related to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and/or research interests of the Institution and its staff. Fellowships are offered to graduate students, predoctoral students, and postdoctoral and senior investigators to conduct independent research and to utilize the resources of the Institution with members of the Smithsonian professional research staff serving as advisors and hosts. All applications must be submitted by November 1, 2019 11:59 PM EST (enter 2020 for the cycle on the application) through the Smithsonian Academic Appointment System (SOLAA).