Spring 2021 Graduate Assistantships at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

The Department of Geosciences at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM) has several open graduate student positions, starting in the Spring 2021 semester. Field of study is open, and the department has expertise in paleomagnetism, hydrogeology, volcanology, sedimentology, structural geology, mineralogy, and paleontology/paleobiology. We encourage students interested in either MS or PhD programs to apply.

Successful applicants will receive financial support in the form of tuition remission, salary from a Teaching Assistantship, and benefits including access to health insurance. Continuing support in the form of Teaching Assistantships, Research Assistantships, and/or Fellowships is guaranteed to MS students for 4 semesters and PhD students for 8 semesters, provided satisfactory progress towards your degree and sufficient enrollment in courses requiring TAs. 

UWM is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan in southeastern Wisconsin. UWM and the Department of Geosciences is committed to equity, diversity, and equal opportunity. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented minority students, persons with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, nontraditional students, and other underrepresented and disadvantaged groups in geosciences. You are welcome here

The priority deadline for Spring 2021 admission is September 15, 2020. This is a rolling deadline, however, and applications may still be considered after the deadline.

For more information, please contact our Graduate Director, Julie Bowles (bowlesj@uwm.edu), and/or reach out directly to faculty who share your research interests.

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