Open Until: 11/26/2019
Northern Illinois University is seeking a Graduate Research Assistant to support NSF #1834076.
The graduate student will lead mentoring meetings for high achieving STEM students with high financial need, learn qualitative and mixed-methods research methodologies, and investigate the personal and contextual factors associated with students’ persistence in STEM majors. This project is funded, in part, by NSF #1834076. The GRA will earn a graduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) from the NIU Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences and be a part of the Visualization & Geoscience Education Research Laboratory. Preference will be given to students intending to pursue a Ph.D. and/or applicants with experience mentoring underrepresented students.
To apply for funding, please contact Nicole LaDue (firstname.lastname@example.org). Application review for this position will begin in January 2020. NIU offers several opportunities for graduate student travel and research funding, a low cost of living, and a growing DBER community.