Doctoral Graduate Assistantship - Logan

Position is filled for 2016-2017

Doctoral Graduate Assistantship

Position Title:  Graduate Assistant for Curriculum and Instruction

Reports to:  Dr. Stephanie Logan, Assistant Professor - Elementary Education

Terms of Employment:

Spring semester – 20 hours per week (half-time 10 hours per week). Beginning January 9, 2017 and ending May 5, 2017. Does not include the week of Spring Break.


  • Full assistantship salary (20 hrs./wk.) for 2016-2017 is $5,044 per semester.
  •  Half assistantship salary (10 hrs./wk.) for 2016-2017 is $2,522 per semester.
  •  Salary will be prorated weekly for late start.
  •  Graduate Assistants may qualify for in-state tuition and fees.
  •  Graduate Assistants receive University holidays and do not work during
  • Thanksgiving Break, Spring Break, or the interims between semesters.
  •  For more information on the Graduate Assistantship System and procedures:

Position Description:

  • Attendance at meetings related to research or partnerships, and acting as a liaison
  • between faculty, departments and other organizations involved in research.
  •  Conducting field research activities on and off campus.
  •  Literature search for appropriate articles from professional literature, including review and summarization, to support research.
  •  Writing and editing literature and manuscript reviews.
  •  Research data support including collecting, organizing, entering, labeling and analyzing data.
  •  Preparing poster displays, slide shows, hands-on examples and materials, including lectures, for presentations.
  •  Assisting with grant funding including locating grant funding sources, writing and/or preparing grant application information.
  •  Regular and prompt communication with supervisor


  • Must be a full-time, degree-seeking student in a UNI graduate program.
  • Must be enrolled in 9 graduate credits each semester of assistantship.
  • Maintain a Plan GPA of at least 3.00.  First semester graduate students must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00. 
  • Preferred background experience in research, social studies, curriculum, and/or multicultural education.

Application Process and Deadline:  To apply email the completed Application Form for Graduate Assistantship (available at

Applications received by December 15, 2016 will be given preferential consideration.