DePaul MS Environmental Science program accepting applications for DEI Graduate Assistantship - DEADLINE 6/17/22
The MS Environmental Science program at DePaul University is recruiting for 1 two-year DEI Graduate Assistantship for a thesis student beginning* the program in Fall 2022.
This student GA will receive full tuition remission (52 credit hours) as well as a 20 hr/week stipend ($19/hr) during academic quarters (3, 10-week quarters per academic year). During AY22-23, 60% of the student’s GA time will support the Environmental Science and Studies Department’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts, with 40% of the student’s time dedicated to their thesis research. During AY23-24, thesis research time will comprise 90% of the GA’s hours, with 10% time on DEI work; the student is expected to complete their master’s thesis at the end of this second academic year, in Spring Quarter 2024. Diverse candidates encouraged to apply.
*Current students in the program who have completed fewer than 8 credit hours by the end of spring quarter 2022 are also eligible to apply.
Thesis research topics: Students interested in applying for this GA position are strongly encouraged to reach out to current Environmental Science and Studies (ENV) faculty to discuss potential thesis research topics and opportunities before completing an application. Competitive applicants for the GA position will have determined a potential research topic and secured the willingness of a faculty member to advise their thesis research.
To apply: Please submit your application for the MS Environmental Science program through the graduate school website (https://grad.depaul.edu/apply/) ,where you will be asked to submit basic applicant information, transcripts for all previous universities attended, 1-2 letters of recommendation, and a Personal Statement.
IMPORTANT: To be considered for the funded GA position: After the main text of your ~1-page Personal Statement, please answer the following questions after a bolded section heading reading, “Additional Questions for GA Applicants.” (If you’ve already applied and been admitted to the program for Fall 2022, please re-submit your application materials and amended personal statement with the following questions to email@example.com to be considered for the GA position.)
Timeline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and admissions decisions are generally made ~4 weeks after you submit your application. To be considered for the GA position, students must submit their application before June 17, 2022. All applications for the GA position submitted before the deadline will be evaluated competitively and the admitted student awarded the GA position will be notified by the end of July or sooner.
Criteria for Applicant Evaluation: Applicants for the GA position will be evaluated on their academic qualifications and program fit; meeting the program prerequisites; preparedness for graduate-level research; faculty advisor and research fit; and demonstrated diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Questions/Contact: With any question about this position or the program in general, please contact MS ENvironmental Science Program Director and ENV faculty member Dr. Jess Vogt: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jess Vogt, Associate Professor, Env. Science & Studies, DePaul University