Student Hourly-Undergraduate Research Assistant - 11928BR

Student Hourly-Undergraduate Research Assistant

Department: 
Mechanical Engineering
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Job Description

The student will work up to 20 hours per week during the 2018 summer in the research laboratory of Dr. Lin Liu at the KU Lawrence campus. Dr. Lin Liu research program involves electrochemistry modeling and experimentation including but not limited to batteries and fuel cells design and fabrication. The student will initially assist Dr. Liu in developing open education resources (OER).

The duties may include:
  • Designing and conducting experiments based on a cognitive apprenticeship (CA) approach.
  • Developing personalized instructional modules for Introduction to Mechanics (i.e., ME 210), Statics (i.e., ME 211), and Dynamics (i.e., ME 320).
Assisting in the specification and calibration, testing, and characterizing of developed OER.

Required Qualifications

Currently (Spring 2018) enrolled in ME 797 and ME790, or permission of Dr. Lin Liu.

**During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent performance in coursework in engineering and mathematics.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Interest in learning more about graduate-level research.
  • Experience with prototyping hardware in a research or development setting.
  • Interest in possibly continuing in position through the next academic year.
  • Women and minorities, and candidates who will contribute to the climate of diversity in the School of Engineering, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, are especially encouraged to apply

Contact Information to Applicants

Josie Nixon nixojo@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

10.00

Anticipated Start Date

01-Jun-2018

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Posting ID:
11928BR
Department:
Mechanical Engineering
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student
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