Center for Undergraduate Research: Emerging Scholars - Student Hourly - 22553BR

Center for Undergraduate Research: Emerging Scholars - Student Hourly

Undergraduate Research
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Position Overview

Emerging Scholars are to assist a professor with a research or creative project and participate in professional development sessions.

Job Description

  • Assist a professor on a research or creative project. Duties will vary by project.
  • Meet with professor and other members of research group as required.
  • Communicate progress and results of your research or creative work.
  • Attend monthly professional development meetings for all Emerging Scholars and one-on-one meetings with Center staff and peer mentors.
  • Arrive to scheduled work shift on time.
  • Respond to email and/or phone calls or other communications within 2 business days (48 hours).

Required Qualifications

  • Prior acceptance into the Emerging Scholars program.
  • Must be available to work with your professor at least 4 hours per week (but not exceeding 7 hours per week on average) and attend monthly group and individual professional development meetings.
  • An undergraduate student in good standing at the University of Kansas enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for Fall 2022.
  • Awarded and accepted a Federal Work Study award of $2,000 for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Review the “I-9 Acceptable Document List” to know what documents are required to complete the hiring/onboarding process. The I-9 Acceptable Document List is here:

Contact Information to Applicants

Dawn Tallchief
Assistant Director for Student Programs
Center for Undergraduate Research

Advertised Salary Range

$10.00 per hour through the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semester until the student’s $2,000 Federal Work Study award has been distributed.

Anticipated Start Date


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Undergraduate Research
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University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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