MS Graduate Teaching Assistantship – Univ of Northern Colorado

Title: MS Graduate Teaching Assistantship

Agency: University of Northern Colorado

Location: Greeley, Colorado

Description: One MS Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) is available in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) starting in fall 2019.  We are seeking highly motivated students who are interested in working on complex interactions involving plants, mycorrhizal fungi and insects.  More details about projects can be discussed with interested candidates. Students awarded a teaching assistantship are generally supported (during fall and spring semesters) contingent on successful teaching and progress in the program. The compensation for this position includes a stipend for 9 months, and a full waiver of up to 10 credit hours of tuition per semester (GTA). In addition, summer funding opportunities are available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications:  Please review the requirements for admission to UNC: and the

School of Biological Sciences:

If you are qualified and interested in pursuing an MS degree in Biological Sciences, please send the following items to Dr. Karen Gomez ( for initial review: (a) cover letter discussing interest in our research, applicable experience, and goals for undertaking a graduate program, (b) official or unofficial undergraduate transcripts (GPA™3.0), (c) resume or CV, (d) GRE scores, and (e) name and e-mail of three professional references.

Applicants must have a BS in Biology with an emphasis in plant sciences, or other related disciplines. A working knowledge of plant biology, entomology and/or mycology are sought and research experience in the laboratory and in the greenhouse/growth chamber, are desired. Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills are essential.

Review of applicants will begin immediately, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Applications received by April 30th, 2019 are guaranteed full consideration.