Graduate Assistantships (GA) are available in the Department of Biology at Angelo State University. Programs of study vary depending on advising professor but examples are parasitology, mammalogy, ornithology, botany, ecology, invertebrate biology, behavior, physiology, molecular systematics, and science education. The student supported by a GA stipend has responsibilities for duties designed to support undergraduate instructional programs (such as laboratory prep, grading) and is expected to work 17.5 hours/week (https://www.angelo.edu/departments/biology/grad_assist.php). The positions are available beginning 1 September 2021.
To learn more about the Department of Biology and our graduate programs (Master of Science in Biology, Master of Science in Biology with emphasis in Science Education), please visit www.angelo.edu/dept/biology/grad_degree_programs.php
For more information about admission please email a letter of interest (including GRE scores, GPA, and a Curriculum Vitae) to Dr. Loren Ammerman at email@example.com.
Angelo State University (governed by the Texas Tech University System) is located in San Angelo, Texas, and has an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. As a regional comprehensive university, Angelo State is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools--Commission on Colleges. Its primary mission is undergraduate and graduate education. Angelo State is proud to have one of the nation's largest privately funded scholarship programs (Carr Foundation), supported by an endowment of almost of $130 million. The Biology Department consists of 15 full-time faculty, an office coordinator, and a collections manager for the Angelo State Natural History Collections. The department is recognized for its organismal and pre-health programs, undergraduate and graduate research, modern state-of-the-art greenhouse, and a nationally recognized natural history collection.
To be eligible for an assistantship, you must have been awarded regular admission to the biology graduate program. Applicants must have a B.S. or B.A. in biology or a related discipline (i.e. zoology, wildlife ecology, botany, microbiology) and have a minimum of 24 semester credit hours (12 must be advanced) of undergraduate biology course work to be admitted to the graduate program. Admission is based on a formula using your GPA and GRE scores (see www.angelo.edu/dept/biology/grad_program_admission.php).
If interested in the GA position, complete the application for admission (https://www.angelo.edu/admissions-and-aid/apply/graduate-students/) and send the following documents as a single pdf to Dr. Loren Ammerman (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 19 March 2021 to be considered for a GA: 1) letter of application 2) Curriculum Vitae 3) completed assistantship application (https://www.angelo.edu/live/files/21650-graduate-research-and-teaching-assistantship).
Applicants also should arrange for letters of recommendation from three (3) references be sent to Dr. Ammerman.