Ph.D. assistantship at Temple University

Call for applications for four-year assistantships for doctoral program at Temple University
Department of Geography and Urban Studies
Temple University, Philadelphia PA

The Department of Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is accepting applications for four-year assistantships for the pursuit of a doctoral degree.  The doctoral program focuses on geographic approaches to the study of urban and environmental processes and conditions in US and international settings.  Our emphasis is on the themes of globalization, sustainability, social justice, and geographical methods. We train our students to conduct theoretically-informed and empirically-grounded research in urban and metropolitan settings, understand interdisciplinary and integrative analyses of complex urban processes and problems, and specialize in techniques for urban analysis with an emphasis on GIS, spatial statistics, and qualitative methods.

The assistantships provide a stipend plus tuition remission (for more information on conditions of employment please see financial support( ).

For more information about the assistantships, please contact Kevin Henry, Graduate Chair at  For more information about the department and faculty please see To apply, please see

In order to be considered for University fellowships applications are due by January 15.  We will continue to review applications for department assistantships on an ongoing basis after January 15tt,  but applicants are urged to submit application materials to the program no later than February 15th.