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Department of History Assistantships

Graduate Assistant -- Department of History

Terms of Employment:

  • For the fall semester: 20 hours per week for full assistantship or 10 hours per week for half assistantship beginning August 20, 2018 and ending December 14, 2018. Does not include the week of Thanksgiving Break.
  • For the spring semester: 20 hours per week for full assistantship or 10 hours per week for half assistantship beginning January 14, 2019 and ending May 10, 2019. Does not include the week of Spring Break.
  • Does not work during the interims between semesters. 

Compensation:

  • Full assistantship salary is $5,176 per semester, for the 2018-19 academic year; half assistantships may be awarded. 
  • Graduate Assistants may qualify for in-state tuition and fees. 

Qualifications:

  • Must be a full-time, degree-seeking student in the Department of History graduate program.
  • Must be enrolled in 9 graduate-level credit hours.
  • Maintain a Plan and a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00. 
  • First semester graduate students must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00. 

Position Description:

  • Take roll call and proctor tests, especially in large classes or at one of the department’s twice-weekly make-up exam periods. 
  • Assist faculty with instructional tasks, excluding the routine teaching of regularly scheduled classes. 
  • Gather information for use by departmental faculty and staff in evaluation, recruitment, retention, and outreach to students, alumni, and donors. 
  • Support faculty research by providing a variety of research services.

Application Process and Deadlines:

Applications are due February 1. For more information on the Graduate Assistantship System and procedures, see Graduate College Assistantships