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Job Summary

A Ph.D. student is sought for assistance on collaborative projects. Research associates will have the opportunity to participate in the design of faculty-generated projects. Students are paid bi-weekly at an hourly rate determined by the faculty project sponsor.

Responsibilities*

Participate in design of research projects; coordinate the processing and analysis of data; perform complex statistical computations; organize data for the preparation of proposals for new funding; develop experimental procedures and test controls. Specific activities are dependent upon the faculty research. Perform other duties as assigned or requested by the direct supervisor.

Required Qualifications*

  • At least an undergraduate degree in engineering or related field. Must be a current Mechanichal Engineering graduate student at UM-Dearborn. Preference will be given to candidates who are currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program

  • Self-motivation and willingness to learn new applications and the ability to work independently

  • Good communication skills

  • Good organizational and documentation skills for keeping track of data and multiple analysis steps

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, internet search engines, internet and mobile devices

Background Screening

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.