CEAE Research Assistant - Student Hourly

Position Overview

A great opportunity to closely work with graduate students on groundbreaking research in geotechnical engineering focusing on pavement applications in one of the major geotechnical labs in the nation. The research is novel and will contribute to long-lasting hot mix asphalt (HMA) pavements using geosynthetics as interlays so it will be excellent experience to be included on your resume. The assistant may also work on another research project dealing with wicking geotextile.

Job Description

100% lab work involves preparing and testing of pavement sections in a large test box.

Required Qualifications

  1. Able to lift between 35-40 pounds without injury.
**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

Civil Engineering/Geology or related major.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of the online application, cover letter, and resume. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will start immediately. There is an option to work during summer semester only.

Contact Information to Applicants

Md. Wasif Zaman

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

16 to 20 hours per week

Anticipated Start Date

Monday September 4, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  26153BR
  • Department:  Civil/Environ/Arch Engineering
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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