Graduate Assistant (Research), Accounting & Finance Department

Job description

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Graduate Assistant
Job_Number: 01549
Closing: 02/15/19
Location: Main Campus
Division: Graduate Employment

General Summary

The Research Graduate Assistant performs research as a majority of their service. Working closely with one or more faculty members, assist with scholarly activities or research. Potentially includes all phases of research from design through literature review, data collection, analysis, writing, and preparation/presentation of findings.

The Research Graduate Assistant receives a stipend and a tax-exempt tuition waiver.

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.


General Requirements:
Ability to work up to 20 hours per week (10 for 50%) is required.
GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.
Admission and enrollment in a graduate program is required.
Maintenance of a 67% course completion is required.
Enrollment in at least 6 credits for Fall and Winter semesters is required.

Area-Specific Requirements:
• Enrolled in a program related to the function of the Accounting & Finance Dept.
• Preference will be given to graduate students who are be able to work two consecutive semesters
• Basic knowledge/awareness of various university policies, state laws, and federal regulations that impact the daily work within the department.
• Proficient computer skills. (Internet, E-mail, MS Office)
• Strong oral and written communication skills.

Supplemental Information

This assistantship carries a stipend and you will also receive a tuition scholarship for up to 18 credit hours. Any courses added or dropped late will not be covered by this assistantship. Additionally, graduate assistants are responsible for the payment of fees outside of tuition and differential tuition.

**NOTE** In order to be considered for this position, applicants must attach two letters of recommendation.

For a full-time GA appointment, the University provides a tuition scholarship for up to 18 credit hours in each academic year (September 1 to August 31) of the assistantship.

For graduate assistants who are appointed to part-time positions and for GAs who begin employment after the start of the semester, the number of credit hours covered by the award will be prorated.

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* 01

Are you currently enrolled within a graduate-level program (or higher) with Eastern Michigan University? If not, do you have an application currently pending for a graduate-level program (or higher) with Eastern Michigan University?

  • Yes
  • No

* 02

Please indicate the graduate/doctoral-level program(s) with Eastern Michigan University in which you are currently enrolled or for which you have an application pending.

* 03

Have you attached your two (2) mandatory letters of recommendation? Please note that failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.
  • Yes
  • No

* 04

Do you acknowledge that your tuition waiver may be taxable beyond $5250 per year?
  • Yes
  • No

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Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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