Student Faculty Research Awards Accepting Applications
Are you a graduate student or faculty member collaborating on a scholarly project (and are seeking funding for it)? The Student Faculty Research Awards starts accepting applications for fall 2020 on 9/18 and will accept them until 10/1. Visit tiny.utk.edu/sfra for details.
Fall 2020 Student Faculty Research Awards
The Student/Faculty Research Awards are an opportunity to support collaborative projects involving faculty and graduate students. Grants up to $5,000 will be awarded to student/faculty pairs who submit proposals for funds to support research or creative projects. The Student/Faculty Research Awards will begin accepting proposals on September 18 and will continue to accept proposals until October 1. Read more about proposal requirements and eligibility.
GTA@OIT Grant Program is Accepting Proposals
The GTA@OIT Grant is now accepting proposals. The GTA@OIT grant assists Graduate Teaching Assistants and Associates in redesigning a course or course component for web-based delivery in Online@UT (Canvas). Receive an award of $1,000 to be used for travel and/or professional development purposes. You must have sole responsibility for teaching a class in order to apply.
PhD Graduate Research Assistant Opportunity in Insect Taxonomy/Molecular Biology
The Departments of Plant Sciences and Entomology and Plant Pathology program are seeking to fund a PhD graduate research assistant to study Chrysobothris metallic wood-boring beetles (COLEOPTERA: Buprestidae), including members of the C. femorata species complex. The successful applicant will be co-advised by faculty in the Departments of Plant Sciences and Entomology and Plant Pathology, at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Graduate Research Assistantship in the SERVE program
The SERVE (Shaping Experiential Research for Veteran Education) program is seeking a graduate research assistant for the 2020–2021 academic year. This position offers 5-20 hours per week during the normal semesters but will be more substantial during the summer months (~15 hrs/wk) including several trips between UTK and UNCC to monitor the progress of the program. This appointment includes a waiver of tuition and a stipend. Any currently admitted STEM graduate students interested in this position should send Bruce LaMattina (firstname.lastname@example.org) an email with a letter of interest.
Graduate Research Assistantship in Division of Diversity and Engagement
Note: This position is no longer accepting applications. The Division of Diversity and Engagement (DDE) is seeking a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) to serve as the graduate research assistant for the Education and Training Consultant. This position begins August 2020 and provides an monthly stipend in addition to a tuition waiver for fall and spring semesters. This is a 12-month contract position with possibilities for renewal pending satisfactory performance. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: Beth Huemmer at email@example.com. Learn more about this position.
Graduate Assistantship in the Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies
Note: This position is no longer accepting applications. The Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies is seeking a graduate assistant for the 2020–2021 academic year. This position for the 2020–2021 academic year (8–1–20 through 7–31–21) is a half-time position with an expectation of 10 hours per week dedicated to position assignments, which include grading, assisting with research projects, and aiding with programs and projects for the Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies. The stipend for this position will be $8100 payable in twelve monthly installments, beginning August 31, 2020. The award also carries a tuition waiver, and health insurance is provided. Students are responsible for some fees each semester which includes programs and services fees, a campus facilities fee, a technology fee, and a transportation fee. There is a Judaic Studies office in McClung Tower which the position is welcome to use as an office during the academic year. Any graduate students interested in this position should send Helene Sinnreich (firstname.lastname@example.org) an email with a CV and she will write back to set up a Zoom interview.
Assistantship in Office of Academic Inclusive Initiatives
Please note that The Office of Academic Inclusive Initiatives is no longer accepting applications for this position. The Office of Academic Inclusive Initiatives is seeking a Graduate Assistant to serve as an assistant program coordinator. The central focus of this position is assisting the Office of Academic Inclusive Initiatives staff with the planning, implementation, and assessment of programs and initiatives supporting first-generation college students, students of color, and other underrepresented and marginalized student populations. This position begins early June 2020 (start date is negotiable) and provides an annual stipend of $1,300 per month in addition to a tuition waiver for fall and spring semesters. This is a 12-month contract position with possibilities for renewal pending satisfactory performance. Contact Talisha Adams (email@example.com) with questions and download the details about the position.
Center for Student Engagement Seeks GRA for Graphic Design and Marketing
The Center for Student Engagement is seeking applications for a graduate assistant to assist with graphic design and marketing. This position will be responsible for the design and execution of campus-wide marketing plans for the Center for Student Engagement, including design of all office advertising and publications, as well as those requested for by the committees of the Campus Events Board, the Organization Resource Group, and All Campus Events. The position will also be responsible for consulting with student leaders about potential designs,creating media kits for large scale events and programs, and managing the CSE website and assisting with social media. Get more information about the position, or contact Ashleigh Moyer (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
Department of Energy Accepting Applications for Program with Graduate Student Opportunities at National Labs
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program. The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Applications are due by May 6, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. Visit science.osti.gov/wdts/scgsr for details about the program, research areas, and the online application.