Student Hourly Research Lab Assistant

Position Overview

Assisting in research lab work, including building, instrumenting, testing, and cleaning up reinforced concrete specimens. Undergraduate and graduate students from all departments are welcome to apply.

Job Description

  • Preparation and cutting rebar, placement of concrete, and preparing for tests.
  • Construction and placement of formwork.
  • Laboratory cleanup.

Required Qualifications

  1. Must be able to lift ~35 lbs without injury.
  2. Must be willing to work in person.
  3. **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

  1. Previous experience working in the structure lab.
  2. Enrolled in Civil Engineering undergraduate or graduate programs at KU.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of the online application, cover letter, and resume. Only complete applications will be considered. Applications will be accepted on an on-going basis throughout the duration of the semester.
Review of applications begins on 5/10/2024 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date on 5/10/2024.

Contact Information to Applicants

Bikash Giri

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Flexible schedule of 15-20 hours per week between 8am-4pm based on student availability.

Anticipated Start Date

Wednesday May 15, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  27830BR
  • Department:  Civil/Environ/Arch Engineering
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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