Opportunities for Current Graduate Students

OGPS is notified periodically of opportunities for Tulane graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. These can range from part-time work-study jobs to assistantships, to full-time employment opportunities after graduation. Please check back frequently as we will try to update this page as we learn of positions. If you have any opportunities you would like featured on this page, please send them to ogps@tulane.edu.


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Career Advisor Fellow Description & Instructions to Apply

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at Tulane University is seeking a part-time Career Advisor Fellow to provide career guidance and support to our graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This position can be 100% remote, and we strongly encourage applications from individuals who are currently in their 2nd or 3rd year of a PhD program but we are open to others. The Career Advisor Fellow will report to and work closely with the Senior Academic and Career Advisor to provide a wide range of career development services, including resume and cover letter review, job search strategies, and networking advice.

Training for all the responsibilities below will be provided by the Senior Academic and Career Advisor prior to serving students. No prior career services experience is required. The Career Advisor Fellow will be trained on best practices in resume writing, cover letter writing, networking, and job searching to be able to host one-on-one peer advisory sessions and support broader career services programming and workshops. This opportunity will be especially beneficial for those considering careers in counseling, coaching, training, technical writing, administration, leadership, or career services.

This is a part-time position with a wage of $15 per hour for 10 hours per week until April 30th, 2024.

Please see this document for complete responsibilities and instructions to apply.


Events and Communications Fellow Description 

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellows is seeking one to two part-time graduate fellows to assist the office on a variety of projects. Job duties will include support for events and for communications, as well as other projects through the course of the school year. Examples of such events include our monthly donut days, writing retreats, and Three Minute Thesis. This position will require some daytime, in-person availability, though some of the work may be accomplished remotely. We will work with the successful candidate to identify the schedule that will accommodate their responsibilities and the office's needs. 

This is a part-time position with a wage of $15 per hour for 5 to 10 hours per week.

Please see this document for complete responsibilities and instructions to apply.


Center for Public Service - Research, Assessment, and Curriculum Design Unit Graduate Assistant 

The Graduate Assistant works with the Assistant Director for Research, Assessment, and Curriculum Design to coordinate the collection and organization of data for the 2026 Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement application and supports the AD throughout the application process. The Graduate Assistant also assists the Assistant Director with programmatic and administrative tasks.

This is a part-time position with a wage of $17 per hour for 10 to 15 hours per week. The appointment will last through Spring 2025.

Please see this document for complete responsibilities. To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to Dr. Myriam Huet (mhuet@tulane.edu) by Thursday, August 31.



Lauren Bassi Scholarship Opportunity

The Laura Bassi Scholarship was established by Editing Press in 2018 with the aim of providing editorial assistance to postgraduates and junior academics whose research focuses on neglected topics of study, broadly construed. The scholarships are open to every discipline and the next round of funding will be awarded in Spring 2023:

Spring 2023

Application deadline: 31 March 2023

Results: 12 April 2023

All currently enrolled master’s and doctoral candidates are eligible to apply, as are academics in the first five years of full-time employment. Applicants are required to submit a completed application form along with their CV through the application portal by the relevant deadline. Further details, including previous winners, and the application portal can be found at: https://editing.press/bassi


NWRI (National Water Research Institute) - Fellowships Offered in 2023

NWRI Member Agency Graduate Fellowships: $5,000

Research must be related to developing and/or enhancing drinking water supplies and water resources in general. Research topics may include new treatment technologies; improvements to existing treatment and management technologies; sustainability issues, including water/energy nexus; water policy and regulation; and natural resource economics. NWRI-AMTA

Graduate Fellowships for Membrane Technology: $10,000

Research must be related to the advancement of membrane technology in the water, wastewater, or water reuse industries, and must be consistent with AMTA’s mission to solve water supply and quality issues through the widespread application of membrane technology. Research topics may include membrane bioreactors (MBRs), fouling and scaling control, efficiency (removal, recovery, energy use, pretreatment processes, and membrane materials.

NWRI-Southern California Salinity Coalition Graduate Fellowship: $10,000

The student must be enrolled at an accredited college or university in Southern California. Research must address the critical need to remove or reduce salts from water supplies, and to preserve water resources in Southern California. Research topics may include Concentrate management, institutional and regulatory/policy issues, economic analysis, and innovative treatment technologies.

Contact: mcollins@nwri-usa.org and tmanzon@nwri-usa.org

For more information, visit National Water Research Institute or view the flyer here.


Berkley Student Seeking Input on Graduate School Belongingness Research

4th-year Doctoral Student Bradley Cameron (he/his) from the Wright Institute in Berkley, CA is seeking respondents for his research around graduate school belongingness. The online questionnaire should take no more than 30 minutes to fill out, and all results will be confidential. Anyone who meets all of the following criteria is eligible to participate:

● Over the age of 18

● Currently enrolled in a graduate school program and has completed at least one semester of school.

If you are interested in participating in this study, please click HERE. If you have any questions about this study, please let me know.

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Kinshasa Bennett, kbennett@wi.edu

Dissertation Second Reader: Katie McGovern, kmcgovern@wi.edu

Head of IRB Approval: Virginia Morgan, vmorgan@wi.edu

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Job posting: Assistant Professor of Plant Biochemistry, University of Hawai'i at Manoa


The Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering (MBBE) at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (UHM) invites applicants for a tenure track position in plant biochemistry at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 1, 2023.  This is a full-time position, permanent position (40% instruction, 60% research).


The department seeks candidates whose research is centered on plant biochemistry. Candidates with multi/interdisciplinary research experience (e.g., with bioengineering) are encouraged to apply. The course assignments will include undergraduate biochemistry courses and a graduate course in plant biochemistry. Qualified candidates shall possess a promising record of scholarships, a strong research agenda, and be able to support students through advising as well as mentorship. The department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, minimizing barriers, and increasing equity and completion rates among different demographics.


Full details and how to apply are available here; application deadline is March 21, 2023.



THE GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA SCHOLARSHIPS For Undergraduate, Graduate, and Postgraduate students


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Danone North America (“Danone”), is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 Danone North America Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant. In its 11th year, Danone will award two $25,000 grants to graduate students interested in exploring the gut microbiome, probiotics and yogurt to better understand how they help support and maintain human health and wellness.*

Thus far, the Danone Fellowship Grant has provided support for wellness research on probiotic yogurt consumption during lactation; the use of foods as a delivery vector for beneficial bacteria; technology for studying the adaptation of fermentative microbes to milk; the effects of protein fermentation on the human microbiota and digestive health; and the relationship between probiotics, the gut microbiome and brain function.

Danone will be accepting applications from graduate students until February 14, 2023. The winner will be notified on April 3, 2023. For additional information, qualification requirements and to complete the online application, please click here: https://www.danonenorthamerica.com/fellowship-application/.


Applications Being Accepted for The University of Tennessee – Oak Ridge Innovation Institute (UT-ORII) Education Director 

The University of Tennessee – Oak Ridge Innovation institute (UT-ORII) was founded in 2019 by the University of Tennessee (UT) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to help the US maintain prominence as a global leader in innovation and discovery, and to create a robust talent pipeline in areas of growing national need and demand. UT-ORII is funded by the Department of Energy and the State of Tennessee.

The UT-ORII Education Director will develop, communicate, and implement comprehensive policies and strategies that strengthen the joint graduate education programs (the ‘Programs’) supported by UT and ORNL. The Education Director will be part of the senior leadership team of UT-ORII and will work closely with the executive director and the scientific programs and operations teams to accomplish UT-ORII goals and objectives. The Education Director is the administrative head of the UT-ORNL joint graduate education programs and will interface with the program directors for Energy Science & Engineering, Data Science & Technology, and Genome Science & Technology, the UTK Dean of the Graduate School, UTK deans and department heads, ORNL associate lab directors, and others ensure the academic programs meet UT guidelines and the rigor to prepare students in a team-based, interdisciplinary manner.

Apply online at https://apply.interfolio.com/106260.


University at Albany Assistant Professor, Tenure Track - Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics

The Department of Biological Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the areas of cell biology and molecular genetics. Research areas of interest include but are not limited to, stem cell biology in development and regeneration and cellular and genetic control of normal and disease-specific physiological processes. Candidates can use any biological system in pursuit of their research interests, and candidates who complement or expand existing Department strengths are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate is expected to establish a sustained, externally funded research program that may include collaborative and interdisciplinary research. Faculty in the Department have access to modern functional genomic and imaging facilities, as well as other key core facilities serving a broad range of biological approaches. Local opportunities for collaboration within the university include faculty in the Life Sciences, the RNA Institute, and the School of Public Health. Candidates will contribute to the Department's graduate program in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental, and Neural Biology, and will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in courses appropriate to their expertise. Applicants should have the ability to interact with a diverse faculty and student population working across a broad set of research areas. For more information, including how to apply, please visit: https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=151714. Please contact Morgan Sammons (masammons@albany.edu) with any questions.


Local nonprofit Daughters Beyond Incarceration (DBI) is seeking a new Deputy Director. This is an exciting opportunity to be a critical catalyst of the growth of Daughters Beyond Incarceration (DBI). A newly created position, the Deputy Director (DD), will play a key role in supporting our organization achieve its most meaningful strategic goals in coming years and will have a highly influential role championing Daughter’s Beyond Incarceration (DBI) organizational building, ensuring that we have best practices, systems, and culture to sustain our work.

For a full job description, please see here: /sites/default/files/Deputy Director - DBI .docx.pdf

Founded in 2018, Daughters Beyond Incarceration (DBI) located in New Orleans, Louisiana, focuses on breaking the cycle of poverty and crime amongst daughters with incarcerated parents by advocating for girls and building strong parent-to-child relationships between them – through education, mentorship, and support.