Job Opening

Graduate Research Assistant

Northern Illinois University

Posted: 09/18/2019

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 (nladue@niu.edu). 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.

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