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Graduate Assistant Position Announcements

Many departments hire graduate students on assistantship positions. Graduate students may be hired as Instructional Assistants, Teaching Assistants or Research Assistants. Inquiries for graduate assistantships should be made directly to the student’s academic department. Departments occasionally notify the Graduate College of available assistantships and those announcements are posted below.

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Editorial Fellowship, Center for the Study of the Southwest

The Center for the Study of the Southwest (CSSW), announces the availability of a Research Assistant position to serve as Editorial Fellow at the Center during the 2013-2014 academic year (renewable based on evaluation of first year’s work).  The Editorial Fellow will assist the CSSW staff in production of Texas Books in Review (TBR), Southwestern American Literature (SAL), Journal of Texas Music History, and Sound Historian.  Related duties include text and graphics layout and copyediting on all journals, and book review support and mail-out supervision on TBR and SAL, with other duties as assigned.

The position is open to anyone holding a Bachelor’s and working on a Master’s degree at Texas State, who has layout design and editing experience working with InDesign and Photoshop, preferably in the Apple OS environment. Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating an interest in Southwestern Studies, showing proof of strong writing and editing skills, and having background experience in marketing and/or photojournalism.

The Fellowship consists of an RA position (nine-month appointment at $9,855) plus a tuition scholarship of $1,500 per semester.  For details on working as a Graduate Assistant at Texas State University visit the Graduate College page http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/Prospect_Students/Fin_Grad_Ed/Grad_Assist_Info.html.

To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation by March 15, 2014 to:
Dr. Jesús F. de la Teja, Director
Center for the Study of the Southwest
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666-4684

The award will be announced by March 31, 2014.