The Department offers graduate teaching and research assistantship positions. Assistantships are available on a competitive basis to qualified individuals. It is assumed that you have applied for admission to the department if you are applying for an assistantship, however assistantship application is a separate application.  Specific assignments are made based upon the needs of the Department and the experience of the students. Applicants will be requested to complete a departmental task assessment testing. A letter of interest specifically detailing your qualifications should also accompany the application. You may apply for more than one position, but your qualifications should closely match the position description.

If interested in applying for financial support or assistantship positions, it is suggested that you submit your complete application materials by the appropriate Fall deadline, September 1 for Doctoral applicants, November 1 for Master’s applicants. Spring applications are due by February 1. Applications may be submitted at any time and for any other admission deadline as positions may become available.

To apply, please submit the Graduate Assistant or Research Assisitant Application and cover letter(s) to Clarice Fulton (, Program Coordinator. If you have questions, please call 979-862-7180.

To review information on the position description of interest, click on the link below.

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