Opening for Graduate Assistantship Positions

Graduate students that meet the minimum requirements and are interested in applying for a graduate assistantship should follow the proper steps to completing an application:

  1. Contact your academic department for any openings
  2. View published openings of graduate assistantships listed below and contact the office directly if interested

The ideal time to apply for graduate assistantships is May-June for Fall and November for Spring. Offices must have assistantship positions filled by August 1 for the Fall semester. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Courtney Noland, Coordinator of Domestic Graduate Recruitment at 270-809-5304. 

Current Openings

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Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA) is seeking a Graduate Assistant for the 2015-2016 academic year.

The position will assist with program administration that involves undergraduates in research, scholarly, and creative work through programs such as MSU’s Scholars Week, Posters-at-the-Capitol, and programs providing funding support. Candidates must be able to work independently as well as with students, faculty, and staff from all of MSU’s colleges and schools. Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft programs. Marketing and public relations skills, program management skills, and leadership experience is preferred. The GA will also be responsible for updating and maintaining the URSA website. Candidates are discouraged from holding concurrent jobs during the dates of the assistantship.

  • Position begins in the Fall, 2015
  • $3,000 per semester
  • 20 hours per week

Interested individuals should inquire for more information::

David Pizzo, Ph.D.
URSA Faculty Coordinator
6B-15 FH
Murray State University
(270) 809-6584

“Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity M/F/D, AA employer”