Graduate Assistantship Openings at Northwestern Buffett
Northwestern Buffett is looking to fill multiple Graduate Assistantship (GA) positions to support the research activities of Global Working Groups (GWGs). Northwestern Buffett GWGs bring together international scholars and experts from global civil society, policy worlds, law, industry, and the arts to collaborate and implement a research agenda and active response to a critical global challenge.
One or more GAs support the work of each GWG. Responsibilities may include organization and project management, data gathering and analysis, and writing, in consultation with a GWG leader.
Current GWGs work on Banking and Finance and Gender Justice and Digital Life. Learn more.
GA positions start in Summer 2019 or Fall 2019. Positions are for one to five quarters, potentially renewable. Students are expected to serve 15 to 20 hours per week. Assistantships provide a standard TGS stipend and tuition scholarship.
- GA positions are open to
PhDand MFA students from all disciplines enrolled in The Graduate School at Northwestern University. students are eligible to be funded in their 3rd through 5th years. PhD Studentmust have the approval of the program DGS and primary thesis adviser to accept the appointment.
- Second language proficiency is preferred.
- GAs must meet the eligibility requirements set for all students receiving financial aid and must follow all TGS Regulations Governing Recipients of University Assistance.
Applicants should email the following to Emory Erker-Lynch by Monday, April 15:
- Cover letter explaining how they could contribute to the work of the GWG
- Writing sample
- Letter of recommendation from their adviser
GWG directors will conduct interviews via video conference in early May.
Please email Emory Erker-Lynch with questions.