Graduate Research Assistantship Available for Engineering Education Research (Starting in Fall 2017 or Spring 2018)
Engineering Education, a new and emerging discipline, has grown rapidly in recent years, parallel to traditional engineering disciplines such as mechanical and civil engineering. Engineering education research focuses on a study of how to teach engineering and how to learn engineering.
What benefits will you have?
- Competitive Graduate Research Assistantship
- Tuition Waivers & Health Insurance
- Ph.D. in Engineering Education in as soon as 3 years
Job markets after graduation, among others
- University faculty member
- University administrator
- Government/company/organization education specialist
Who can apply?
University students, or university teachers, or engineers who have interest in engineering education research and who
- Must have a BS degree in a mechanical, civil, aerospace, or mechanics engineering program; AND must have earned an MS degree (in any discipline) by July 2017.
- Should meet the minimum English requirements: GRE: 40th percentile (or close) on the verbal, quantitative, and writing tests. You MUST have GRE scores included in your application package (no exception).
- The GPA (or equivalent) should be a 3.0 (out of 4.0) or higher on the last 60 semester or 90 quarter credits.
- Must have excellent skills in advanced mathematics (such as Calculus).
- Teaching experience and publication are preferred, but not required.
How can you apply for graduate admission?
Your application package generally includes, among others, GRE and TOEFL scores, a completed application form, official B.S. and M.S. transcripts, three recommendation letters (Recommender names and e-mail addresses are required on the online application), the current curriculum vita that highlights the applicant’s qualification and achievements, and a typed, double-spaced writing sample of two to three pages that describe your academic interests, career goals, work and study experience, and the submission of a current curriculum vita, etc. For the detailed application procedure and deadline, please refer to http://rgs.usu.edu/graduateschool/admissions/
If you have interest or questions, please contact me at (also inform me your visa status in USA if you are not a U.S. citizen): Professor Ning Fang at Utah State University: firstname.lastname@example.org.