The Physics and Astronomy department offers the following possibilities for
Teaching Assistantships: Students should have a degree in physics or
a closely related subject with a gpa of 3.3 or above. Students usually
teach lab courses in physics or astronomy. Each lab section requires
about 10 hours of work per week.
To apply for a TA position, answer "yes" to the question
"Are you interested in applying for a Teaching Assistantship?" on the physics applicant
information form, and have the requested letters of recommendation sent.
Grading (as available): is paid on an hourly basis
Tuition scholarships: usually awarded to TAs, these grants cover part (but
not all) of the university tuition fees.
Research assistantships: usually awarded to continuing students who
have already established a research relationship with a faculty member.
For additional opportunities, check the