Student Hourly - Undergraduate Student Researcher with Steven Prohira

Position Overview

The Undergraduate Student Researcher position will be for the spring semester, with possible continuation into future semesters, depending on funding and progress made by the student. Consideration will be given for continuing this appointment at the end of each semester, by the supervisor.

Job Description

Student will work on simulation and software relevant to the RET experiment and other UHE neutrino experiments in KU's Astroparticle group. Student will be responsible for meeting regularly with the professor and possibly working in tandem with other students. Presentation of results will also be possible, either in paper, poster, or talk form.

*Position is on-site 100%

Required Qualifications

  1. Coding experience, as shown in application materials.
  2. 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. Desire to learn new things

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a cover letter and a resume. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.

Review of applications begins on February 13, 2023 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants.

Contact Information to Applicants

Kayla Wegley;; 864-4626

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

To be determined by faculty (up to 15hrs/wk)

Anticipated Start Date

Friday June 2, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  24359BR
  • Department:  Physics and Astronomy
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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