University of Nebraska–Lincoln Graduate Teaching Assistantship for Ph.D. & M.S. Students

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln Graduate Teaching Assistantship for Ph.D. & M.S. Students

 Salary: 

  • $1,500/month for Ph.D. students
  • $1,400/month for M.S. students

Consideration Date: October 1 for the spring semester

Brief Description:

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is pleased to offer the Graduate Teaching Assistantship that is supported by the ECE Department. To eligible, all international graduate students who wish to be employed as a TA at UNL must successfully complete the International Teaching Assistant (ITA) Institute conducted by the Office of Graduate Studies.Duties typically include the teaching of undergraduate laboratories, grading, or other tasks related to undergraduate instruction. No teaching duties are required during the summer session but the student is expected to progress significantly on his or her research during the summer.

Hosted By:

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, often referred to as Nebraska, UNL or NU, is a public research university in the city of Lincoln, in the state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States. It is the state’s oldest university and the largest in the University of Nebraska system. The University was created by an act of the Nebraska state legislature in 1869, two years after the State of Nebraska was admitted into the U.S.

Eligibility:

All international graduate students who wish to be employed as a TA at UNL must successfully complete the International Teaching Assistant (ITA) Institute conducted by the Office of Graduate Studies. However, incoming international students with exceptional qualifications may be granted a TA but they are required to complete the ITA Institute within one year after arriving at UNL.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for TA support, the applicants must download and complete the TA Application Form through the given link: http://engineering.unl.edu/downloads/EE/GraduateStudentTeachingAssistantshipForm.doc

  • Note: The form should be sent directly to the ECE Department graduate secretary by March 1 for students beginning in the fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester.

Financial Assistance:

Financial assistance is an important issue during graduate school. In their department, teaching assistantships provide a tuition waiver and a stipend:

  • $1,500/month for Ph.D. students
  • $1,400/month for M.S. students

Admission to the graduate program in Electrical Engineering does not guarantee financial assistance. Admitted students without firm offers of financial support must be prepared to cover the full cost of tuition, supplies, room, and board, etc., from personal sources.

More Information:

http://engineering.unl.edu/ece/graduate-assistantships/