Flight Research Laboratory Student Research Assistant - 19220BR

Flight Research Laboratory Student Research Assistant

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

Job Description

Support the on-going research at the KU Flight Research Laboratory. The work includes assisting with design, fabrication, and control of unmanned aerial systems (UASs), UAS flight test preparation, conducting UAS flight test, and perform post flight test analysis and performing simulations. Duties may also include post flight test analysis and developing numerical and optimization analysis.

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Flight Dynamics, as determined by previous coursework
  • Flight Control
  • Professional user of MATLAB/Simulink and Python.
**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

  • Hands-on Flight Test experience
  • Knowledge of ROS and real-time systems
  • Graduate student
  • UAS Flight Test Engineering experience Estimation and Optimization methods experience

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of the online application, cover letter, and resume. Only complete applications will be considered.

Contact Information to Applicants

Dr. Shawn Keshmiri
keshmiri@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

11.00-15.00

Work Schedule

Varies

Anticipated Start Date

24-May-2021

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
19220BR
Department:
Aerospace Engineering
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student