Student Research Lab Assistant-Student Hourly

Position Overview

Student Research Lab Assistant will work on groundbreaking research on reinforced concrete in KU Laboratory facilities.

Job Description

  1. Preparing formwork and cages for casting reinforced concrete beams and columns – 40%
  2. Help with concrete pour. – 20%
  3. Help with test setup and testing of the specimens – 40%

Required Qualifications

Must be able of lift ~35 lbs 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

Currently enrolled as a student in good standing in the School of Engineering.

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

Sanjeeb Thapa (
Isaiah Lawrence Lee (

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm

Anticipated Start Date

Sunday May 5, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  26872BR
  • Department:  Civil/Environ/Arch Engineering
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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