Graduate Research Position Available – Manhattan, KS campus

This position is for local students only. Must be able to work at the Manhattan, Kansas campus.

College of Education
Office of the Associate Dean for
Research and External Funding

Lydia E. Skeen Graduate Research Assistant Position

The College of Education is seeking a knowledgeable and enthusiastic graduate student to join our research team, headed by Linda Thurston, Lydia E. Skeen endowed chair in education and assistant dean for research and graduate studies.

Available immediately, 20 hours weekly, 10 month position. Compensation includes bi-weekly salary, eligible for group health insurance, and paid tuition.


Graduate student in good standing in a College of Education program; excellent oral and written English language skills; knowledge and experience in conducting research, including analyzing qualitative and quantitative data; experience in complex library research and writing literature reviews for research papers or grant proposals; technical skills in a Mac environment; outstanding work ethic and collaboration skills; and willingness to learn new professional competencies. Expertise in SPSS and survey construction using Qualtrics are desired.


Our new research team member must be interested in developing such professional skills as writing grant proposals, conducting research, and preparing manuscripts for publication. The person who fills this position will work with OAD staff and with COE faculty and administrators in developing grant proposals and collecting and analyzing data for research studies.

Application Process

Please electronically submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, a current resume, and publication or a brief sample of your writing to Kathy Brown ( This position will remain open until filled.

Office of the Associate Dean for Research

Kansas State University, College of Education
17 Bluemont Hall, 1100 Midcampus Dr.
Manhattan KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-5765

This position is for local students only. Must be able to work at the Manhattan, Kansas campus.

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