Become a GIA
A complete application packet will consist of: (1) Application for Graduate Assistant position, (2) a resume, (3) an undergraduate transcript (can be printed off CATSWEB if applicant graduated from Texas State; a copy of official transcript for all undergraduate coursework if applicant graduated from another university.), (4) three references (see application packet), and where relevant a writing sample. A selection committee appointed by the Chair of the Department of Political Science will review and rank applications and make hiring recommendations to the Chair. It is a competitive hiring process and references will be contacted; personal interviews with finalists for the positions may be requested.
Applicants must complete and submit their application packet by mail, fax, or email. If you wish to email your packet, it must be sent to Dr. Thomas Varacalli. Otherwise, our fax number is 512-245-7815 and regular mail must be addressed to:
Department of Political Science
601 University Drive, UAC 355
San Marcos, TX 78666
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