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Graduate School Assistantships

WTAMU Graduate Assistantships

Current WTAMU graduate students should contact their College or Department for information about available graduate assistantships.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for an assistantship:

  • Must be a degree-seeking WTAMU graduate student.
  • Must be fully and non-conditionally admitted into the applicable WTAMU graduate program, to include completion of all application procedures, payment of application fees, and successful completion of all program admission requirements (contact the Graduate School for further information).
  • International students must have language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, or ESLI Level III completion) and complete all required credentials. Please contact the International Student Office for more information.

Note: Some assistantships are awarded for a one-year period and require yearly reapplication (up to a maximum of two years). Others are awarded for a two-year period. Still others are awarded on a one-time-only basis. Please contact the department awarding the assistantship for details.

Reminders:

  • All assistantships are competitively awarded and are provided contingent upon funding availability.
  • Assistantships may not be awarded if the student has not been fully accepted into a WTAMU masters or doctoral program.

 

For additional information, please contact:
WTAMU Graduate School
graduateschool@wtamu.edu
806.651.2730

 

 

 Department

 Assistantship Name

 Description

How to Apply

Academic Research Environmental Health and Safety (AREHS) Laboratory Safety Graduate Assistantship (LGA)
  1. Benefit from a 20 hour work week assistantship
  2. Learn and implement key components of a campus laboratory research health and safety program
  3. Gain valuable employment experience
  4. Gain safety training and certification

LGAs assist in creating and maintaining a safe and compliant research and laboratory environment at WTAMU. LGAs will be provided a checklist of laboratory actions to complete or confirm each week. These actions are laboratory specific but may be related to:

  • Chemical inventory and SDSs
  • Eye wash logs
  • Assisting faculty with preparation of (set-up), supervision of, or clean-up of laboratory teaching modules (facilitating safety)
  • Autoclave testing program
  • Laundry protocols
  • Laboratory standard operating procedures
  • Completing laboratory walk-through inspections

May apply through the Office of Research in Killgore Research Center:

Environmental Health & Safety
806.651.2270
ehs@wtamu.edu
Chemistry and Physics
NMR Graduate School Lab Assistantship

Assist in the NMR laboratory with upkeep and maintenance of NMR equipment, nitrogen fills, and upkeep of nitrogen generation equipment. Other duties determined by faculty supervisor. 0.25 positions are required to work 10 hours a week. Note that some positions have hours that experience a great deal of fluctuation through the year. Some positions may be combined when deemed necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Enrolled in graduate program at WTAMU and in good academic standing. Previous scientific laboratory experience required. Use of NMR in graduate research preferred.
Send resume and contact information for two references knowledgeable about your laboratory experience to Dr. Catherine Clewett, ccclewett@wtamu.edu
WTAMU Graduate School Graduate Student Council (GSC) GSC members serve with 3 main responsibilities: graduate recruitment, Graduate School office administrative support, and as an advisory committee to the Dean of Graduate School. Please send cover letter, resume and a list of references to Janet Wood (jawood@wtamu.edu)
Department of Residential Living Assistant Area Coordinator (AAC)

This 12-month position is live-in, with primary responsibility for the operation of one residence hall, as well as assisting the Area Coordinator with the overall operation of two or more residence halls with a combined residence of approximately 600-900 students. The AAC will supervise a staff of approximately 4-12 Resident Assistants and will be required to serve on a number of University committees. The AAC will be required to enroll as a full-time student (12 hours for undergraduate, 9 hours for graduate) each semester while employed, unless otherwise approved by the Associate Director of Residential Living.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Earned Bachelor Degree is preferred, with a minimum of one year experience in a collegiate residence life staff role (i.e. Resident Assistant, Assistant Hall Director, Hall Director). Candidate must be able to make a year-long commitment (fall and spring) to the position.

Click here for a full job description.

To apply, submit a letter of application addressing interest in and qualifications for the position, a current resume, and contact information for three references (phone and email).  Applications are due February 16, 2017 by 5:00pm, by either emailing Ronnie Hall at rhall@wtamu.edu or by bringing a hard copy of these items to the Residential Living Office.