Women in Agricultural Development
1993-94 Graduate Assistantships
Two graduate assistantships are offered by the Women in Agricultural Development program at the
University of Florida for the 1993-94 academic year. The assistantships are half-time and are available to
Master's and Doctoral students interested in the role of gender in agricultural development. Applicants can
be from any relevant discipline. International experience in developing countries is preferred. Female and
male students, international and U.S. students are eligible.
Duties of the WIAD graduate assistants include organizing and publicizing WIAD's bi-weekly seminar
series, assisting with visiting speakers and guests, producing the WIAD newsletter, handling all WIAD
correspondence, distributing minutes of meetings, maintaining the WIAD bibliography and library, conducting
research on gender issues in agriculture, and assisting WIAD faculty members as directed.
To apply for a WIAD assistantship, applicants must submit the following:
Three letters of recommendation on official Graduate School forms
Completed Application for Graduate Fellowship and Assistantship forms
Copy of GRE scores
Copy of TOEFL scores (if applicable)
+ Transcripts of all college level academic work
One page statement of purpose, including:
-- areas of interest in WIAD
previous research/fieldwork experience
-- relation of WIAD issues to student's research interests
-- other strengths in applicant's background
Application materials are available in 2126 McCarty.
Completed applications should be submitted by May 19. 1993 to:
Dr. Peter Hildebrand
2126 McCarty Hall, Box 110240
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
For more information, please call 392-3972 or 392-5830.