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Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships are offered through many departments and colleges. Information concerning these types of assistance can be obtained from the department in which the student plans to study. All assistantships are governed by the Policy for the Administration of Graduate Assistantships.

The Graduate School shares openings for graduate assistantships whenever possible. If you have any openings to post, please contact Sean Hendricks (shendrick@utk.edu).

Plant Sciences
Graduate Research Assistant
Contact: William Klingeman, PhD (wklingem@utk.edu)

The Departments of Plant Sciences and Entomology and Plant Pathology program are seeking to fund a PhD graduate research assistant for the 2020–2021 academic year 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.
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The SERVE Program
Graduate Research Assistant
Contact: Bruce LaMattina (blamatti@utk.edu)

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 tuition waiver and stipend.
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