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Continuous Recruitment Graduate Assistantship (1044-2022)


Must be pursuing one of the following degrees - MS in Civil Engineering, or PhD in Engineering Science to be considered for an assistantship. You must have been accepted for or enrolled in graduate study at the time of the selection process. Graduate assistants must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA and meet all Graduate School eligibility requirements, including course enrollment criteria. Selection criteria typically includes but are not limited to: relevant professional experience, undergraduate performance in relevant courses, graduate performance in relevant courses, GRE scores, English proficiency, and area of study. In addition to scholarship, promise of outstanding academic, research, and professional achievement is taken into consideration.

Position Description

This graduate assistantship position supports civil engineering faculty. Teaching assistantships may include lab set-up, monitoring student lab safety, and grading. Research assistantships include working directly with faculty on topics within their specialization. 

Position Contact Information


Campus Box 1800

Phone:  (618) 650-2533

Required Documents

In addition to the assistantship application, each candidate must submit a resume, letter of recommendation, and an unofficial transcript to Jeanie Umbaugh at

Candidates must submit a completed application, which can be found online at:  Online Submission


Positions labeled as "Continuous Recruitment" are listed for hiring units to collect a pool of applicants that may be used for a future term. Because the hiring unit may not have an open position at all times, applicants should refrain from contacting the hiring unit regarding hiring decisions. Hiring units will initiate contact with applicants being considered for future openings. 


Voluntary GA Applicant Data Form

This form is used to gather applicant data by the Office of Equal Opportunity, Access, & Title IX Coordination at SIUE. This information cannot be viewed by units hiring Graduate Assistants. Completion of this form is not required and will not impact your chances of being hired for a Graduate Assistantship. This form is NOT an application for employment. To apply for a Graduate Assistant position, follow the instructions listed in the posting. 


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