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Graduate Assistantship Opportunities at IAUNRC

The Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center (IAUNRC) at Indiana University is recruiting Graduate Assistants (GAs) for the 2014-2015 academic year.

In addition to a fee remission (12 credits per semester and 6 credits for summer), GAs receive a stipend of at least $15,000 paid in ten installments during the academic year.  GAs are expected to work 20 hours per week.

To be eligible for the GA position applicants must be enrolled full-time in the College of Arts and Sciences or in a formal joint-degree program between the COAS and another school during the 2014-2015 academic year.

The ideal candidates will be flexible, hard-working, with strong organizational skills and work experience.  Familiarity with the peoples and regions of Central Eurasia is preferred. Competence with information technology is required, including familiarity with publishing platforms, including web and print based as well as with databases. The primary GA responsibilities include Outreach, Web Design, Newsletter and Video Conferencing. We are searching for individuals who can assist in all three areas. At least one of our GAs must have significant expertise with information technology; preferably knowledge of HTML, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, Flash, MySQL, Audacity (or other sound editing), and Access. Experience working with videoconference equipment a plus.

Application materials can be downloaded here.

Completed application materials can be submitted to Kasia Rydel-Johnston by e-mail ( or in person  (Ballantine Hall 567) or left with the secretary (BH 542) by 5:00 pm Thursday, April 3, 2014.

The interviews will be conducted on April 7th and 8th. For out of town applicants interviews can be conducted by Skype, but not by phone. The positions will be offered by Friday,  April 11.

Please direct any questions to Kasia Rydel-Johnston, IAUNRC Assistant Director:  / 812-855-7319.

Please note that IAUNRC’s ability to fund the positions is contingent on receipt of necessary funding from the US Department of Education. In June 2014 (the deadline has not yet been established) IAUNRC will be submitting  an application for funding for academic years 2014-15, 2015-2016, 2016-17 and 2017-2018. Unfortunately, the U.S. Department of Education is running its national competition on a delayed schedule. The Department of Education will not be able to complete its peer review and notification process before August 2014.