[Eustuchap-l] Fwd [JESSE] Seven Project Assistantships Available - iSchool @ UW-Milwaukee - PhD in Information Studies

Michel Menou michel.menou at orange.fr
Tue Jan 8 09:27:41 EST 2013


> Subject:
> Seven Project Assistantships Available - iSchool @ UW-Milwaukee - PhD 
> in Information Studies
> From:
> Rebecca Hall <rjhall at UWM.EDU>
> Date:
> 07/01/2013 23:00
>
>
> **University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
> School of Information Studies
> PhD in Information Studies
> *Seven Project Assistantships Available
> *
>
> *
> *
>
> *Application Deadline:*January 15, 2013
>
> *Award Amount:*Project Assistantships (PAships) are intended to 
> provide research assistance opportunities for full-time students. 
> Standard SOIS PAships ill consist of a 33% appointment. The PAship 
> covers tuition and benefits, and provides a stipend in return for 
> approximately 13 hours of service per week.Appointments will be 
> increased to 50% after the first academic year in the program. 
> Teaching Assistantships (TAships) are available to more senior 
> students in the program. Awarded PA/TAships may be for the academic 
> year (9 months) or the full year (12 months). PA/TAships can be 
> renewed for four years pending successful completion of PA/TA 
> assignments and maintaining good academic performance.
>
> *Number of Awards:*7 project assistantships available for Fall 2013
>
> *Description:*The PhD program at SOIS is a unique research-oriented 
> degree that provides an opportunity for students to develop, apply, 
> and critically evaluate the relevance of theory and the effectiveness 
> of its application to a variety of research areas. Doctoral students 
> examine the evolving landscape of information creation, organization, 
> storage, dissemination, and use in order to introduce new ideas for 
> social, commercial and educational contexts.
>
> *Eligibility Criteria:* Admittance into the PhD program; full time 
> doctoral student status.
>
> *Application Procedure:* All incoming students admitted to the PhD 
> program are considered.
>
> *Stipulations: *Standard residency requirement applies.
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> *PhD in Information Studies*
>
>   * Doctor of Philosophy in Information Studies prepares graduates for
>     academic and professional careers where an in-depth knowledge of
>     research processes and evaluation is needed
>   * SOIS Ranked among the top five Library and Information Science
>     schools nationally in terms of total research publications
>   * Faculty members bring a broad range of research expertise and are
>     nationally and internationally recognized for their contributions
>   * Program offers concentrations in Information Organization,
>     Information Policy, and Information Retrieval with flexibility in
>     selecting minor areas
>   * Doctoral students are offered project assistantships and teaching
>     assistantships as well as excellent travel and research grant support
>   * The size of the PhD program allows for much more personal
>     interaction with faculty both during and outside of class.
>
>     *Application Deadline January 15, 2013*
>
> For more information, please check http://www4.uwm.edu/sois/programs/phd/
>
> If you have any question, please contact the Director of the Program 
> Dr. Iris Xie ( hiris at uwm.edu <http://mailto:hiris@uwm.edu> )
>
>
>
> Rebecca Hall
> Web Development & Marketing Coordinator
> Instructor
> UW-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies
> PO Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201
> Ph: 414.229.2855 | F: 414.229.6699
> http://www.uwm.edu/sois
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