POOL: Student Research Assistant

Job Description

Undergraduate research assistant performing laboratory tasks in support of diverse research in fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Tasks may include but are not limited to fabrication, lab specimen preparation, lab cleanup, data processing and archiving, computational simulation, and interdisciplinary experiments, with a focus on aerospace systems. Under-represented individuals are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

1. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident (per grant requirements for core funds).
2. Must be able to lift between 35-40 pounds without injury, with or without accommodation.
3. Must be currently enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours in a STEM major (science, technology, engineering or mathematics).

**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).

Additional Candidate Instructions

Complete the online application and include a resume or curriculum vitae, cover letter and three references. Please contact Amy Borton before applying for details on position.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the semester.

Contact Information to Applicants

Amy Borton

Advertised Salary Range

$10-14.00 per hour

Work Schedule

~10 hours/week during the academic year, ~30 hours/week during academic breaks and ~40 hours/week during the summer

Anticipated Start Date

Thursday December 1, 2022

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  23928BR
  • Department:  Aerospace Engineering
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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