[ugrads] Fwd: [NExT] Funded TA for masters students

Michael Pelsmajer pelsmajer at iit.edu
Wed Apr 12 15:42:49 CDT 2017

In case you are graduating and are looking for a (paid) Master's program,
see below.  (I can discuss with you if you are interested.)

Michael J. Pelsmajer, Associate Professor
Associate Chair for Applied Mathematics
Director of Undergraduate Studies for Applied Math
John T. Rettaliata Engineering Center, Room 208A
Department of Applied Mathematics
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL 60616

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From: Leah Berman <lwberman at alaska.edu>
Date: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 3:25 PM
Subject: [NExT] Funded TA for masters students
To: next02-04 at lists.maa.org, nextpnw at lists.maa.org, Mark Fitch <
mafitch at alaska.edu>, Brian Blitz <bgblitz at alaska.edu>

Hi, all—

My department, at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, still has one more
available *funded TA position for a masters student in mathematics* this

If you have students who left thinking about graduate school until a little
late, please let them know. It’s also possible we might be able to find
finding for one more TA for a masters student in statistics.

We consider applications on a rolling basis.

The department is located in Fairbanks, Alaska. The department has 10
research mathematics faculty, who are all willing to and interested in
working with masters students; we also have a very small PhD program.
Typically, the masters program is a 2 year program, and most students in
the program are funded.

More information is available at http://www.uaf.edu/dms/msmath/ , and to
actually apply, https://www.uaf.edu/admissions/apply/

People in Fairbanks are very friendly, and the weather is not as bad as you
might think. (Summers are great, and winters are pretty awesome too,
especially if you like snow and outdoor winter sports such as cross country
skiing. It does get cold, though.)

>From our website:
"Students in the Master of Science in Mathematics program take courses with
either a pure or an applied mathematical emphasis.  In addition to advanced
coursework in mathematics, students take a comprehensive examination, and
they complete a project or thesis developed in consultation with the
student's graduate advisor and graduate advisory commitee.  Projects
and theses have been done recently in the areas of partial differential
equations, numerical analysis, dynamical systems, Lie groups, and graph
theory.  Many projects and theses have led to publications in pure and
applied mathematics journals. Most students complete the program in two
years plus associated summers.  Graduates of this program have gone on to
Ph.D. programs in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and other fields, and
into teaching positions at the two-year college level.”

*Please share this email with anyone you think might be interested!*

Leah Wrenn Berman, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Alaska Fairbanks
P.O. Box 756660
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6660

907-474-7123 <(907)%20474-7123> (office)
907-347-4021 <(907)%20347-4021> (cell)
Chapman Hall, Room 102
lwberman at alaska.edu
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