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Graduate Student Research & Teaching Assistantships

The UMass Lowell Department of Environmental, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (EEAS) offers exciting graduate research and teaching assistantships for motivated students.

The following positions are currently open.

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Other TA opportunities

Further teaching assistantships opportunities are available in the department on a competitive basis.

If interested in applying for a TA position, please apply to the Graduate program and contact EEAS faculty about your interest in joining their research groups.

About the University and the Department of Environmental, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

The University of Massachusetts Lowell (also known as UMass Lowell) is an urban public research university in Lowell, Massachusetts, and part of the University of Massachusetts system. With nearly 1,150 faculty members and 18,058 students, it is the largest university in the Merrimack Valley and the second-largest public institution in the state.

The Department of Environmental, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (EEAS) offers unique interdisciplinary study programs encompassing Geosciences, Meteorology, Hydrology, and Environmental Chemistry. Our research and teaching engages students in today’s critical environmental challenges including climate change, sustainability, and environmental pollution. EEAS offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Environmental Sciences, with concentrations in Environmental Studies, Geosciences, and Atmospheric Sciences. At the graduate level, the department offers an MS and PSM (Professional Science Masters) in Environmental Studies with options in Atmospheric Science and Environmental Geoscience.

All programs provide a firm base in science and mathematics and a broad understanding of the natural environment. Programs of study prepare students for a variety of careers in research labs, industry, consulting firms and governmental agencies. Graduate School admission policies are found on the Graduate Admissions website.

You may further contact the EEAS Graduate Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor, Richard Gaschnig by email at