The Department of Africology and African American Studies at Eastern Michigan University is looking for qualified applicants to fill one full-time graduate assistant position for the 2023/24 academic year that begins in Fall, 2023.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Assist university faculty/staff with research-related projects or other assignments that require the advanced discipline skills of graduate students. Other departmental related duties as required. The position pays a stipend and tuition for up to 18 credit hours for the fiscal year of the appointment, along with other benefits.
The graduate assistant is expected to work for 20 hours a week on general AAAS instructional, research, and/or administrative-related duties-as needed.
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan's exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.