Dr. Yu "April" Chen Seeking Graduate Assistant for Multi-Year Research Project

March 14, 2022

BATON ROUGE, LA - The School of Education at Louisiana State University (LSU) has a graduate assistantship position opening in the Higher Education Administration Program starting in Fall 2022. Students with a master’s degree earned by summer 2022 in education, psychology, sociology, or other relevant areas and with research interests in STEM pathways, community college transfer students, underrepresented racial minority students, and/or program evaluation are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate should also have strong skills in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods. Applicants who are underrepresented racial minorities, who have attended a community college, and/or majored in STEM areas are especially welcomed.

The graduate assistant will work with Dr. Yu “April” Chen on a National Science Foundation-funded multi-year research project. This mixed-method research project examines influential factors for the success of underrepresented transfer students in STEM. This position includes a 12-month contract with a competitive monthly stipend and a tuition waiver.

LSU is a public land-grant research university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which is the capital city of the state. Founded in 1853, LSU is noted for its extensive research facilities, operating more than 800 sponsored research projects.

Applicants are required to submit their transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), a recent CV/resume and a cover letter to Dr. Chen at yuchen@lsu.edu. The review process will begin as early as April 15, 2022. The position will remain open until filled. Early applications are highly recommended. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Chen (email: yuchen@lsu.edu).