Assistantships and Awards

There are over 300 teaching and research assistantships in academic and research departments, which are funded internally or externally. 

These duties are considered part-time work equivalent to twenty hours per week.

Research Assistant Research assistants conduct research under the supervision of NJIT faculty. 
Teaching Assistant Teaching assistants conduct recitations, laboratory sessions, grading, and/or other types of course support under the supervision of permanent faculty.  These duties are considered part-time work equivalent to twenty hours per week.
Grader A grader is appointed for part-time service and grades course work under the direction and supervision of a faculty member. Graders may be hired by an academic department on an hourly basis.
Provost Doctoral Assistantships
  • Eligibility: full-time entering PhD students
  • Years 1 & 2: University funded stipend of $25,000 per year, plus tuition and fees
  • Years 3 & 4: Grant funded stipend of $25,000 per year, plus tuition and fees
  • Nominations are made by chairs and deans.

Note: For further information, please contact your academic department.