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Graduate Assistantship in Paleomagnetism and Marine Geoscience at Univ. of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

The Paleomagnetism Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM) is seeking applicants for a fully-funded PhD (preferably) or MS position beginning Fall 2023. The student will participate in a collaborative project examining eruptive timing and volcanic accretion on the Southern East Pacific Rise. The student will be responsible for paleomagnetic analyses and will have the opportunity to participate in the sea-going expedition. Funding as a research assistant (RA) is available for up to 4 semesters (MS) or 6 semesters (PhD). The RA stipend is $21,420 for the 9-month academic year, plus up to $5000 for the 3-month summer period. Two additional semesters of PhD support are funded as a teaching assistant (TA) or graduate fellow. The successful applicant also receives full tuition remission and benefits such as health care.

The priority deadline for Fall 2023 admission is January 15, 2023 (or December 15, 2022 to receive consideration for UWM Graduate Fellowships).

UWM is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan in southeastern Wisconsin. UWM and the Department of Geosciences are 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.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Julie Bowles ( for more information.

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