Graduate Assistantships

Indianapolis, Indiana
Sep 26, 2017
Oct 26, 2017
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
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Graduate Assistantships at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

With broad expertise in geosciences and particular strengths in Geochemistry, IUPUIā€™s Earth Sciences department provides opportunities for graduate training and research in downtown Indianapolis. We offer an M.S. in Geology and Ph.D. in Applied Earth Sciences. The Ph.D. program provides opportunities for advanced interdisciplinary research at the interface of earth sciences, public health, and geospatial analysis, and will prepare graduates for solving important interdisciplinary problems of the 21st century. Our interdisciplinary program welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds in Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Engineering, Medical or Mathematics. Applicants will be considered for our Mirsky Fellowship, along with other teaching and research assistantships available in the department for Fall 2018. The department has 14 full time faculty with active research programs in topics including aqueous and microbial geochemistry, stable isotopes, paleoclimatology and global change, medical geology, surface and hard rock geology, planetary geology, remote sensing, biogeosciences, geomorphology and hydrology. Several new state-of-the-art geochemistry labs have been built and equipped with stable isotope ratio mass spectrometers, cavity ring down spectrometers,  GC-MS, ICP-MS, ICP-OES, electrochemical equipment, chromatographs (IC, HPLC, GC), spectroscopes, XRD, multisensor core scanner, and a full suite of wet chemical, solid state, and biological lab and field equipment. Assistantships include salary, tuition remission, and health insurance. Indianapolis is a very affordable, livable, and vibrant city with a wealth of outdoor, cultural, and sporting activities.  Visit and for additional information on our department and graduate degrees, respectively.