Research Asst. I - Physics (TEMP)

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Assist Physics Faculty with their research projects.


Responsibilities may include:

  • Performing experimental measurements in consultation with the Principal Investigator/Supervisor
  • Performing statistical data analysis
  • Preparing detailed written reports for scientific journals
  • Maintaining laboratory equipment in good working condition

Required Qualifications*

  • Current or recently graduated UM-Flint undergraduate student
  • Successful completion of, or current enrollment for, sufficient academic work in discipline(s) applicable to the position, i.e., math, physics, computer science, and/or engineering coursework necessary to carry out the job duties
  • Specific skill set based on the scope of the project. Some examples include the ability to create charts in Excel, computer programming skills, ability to prepare and edit reports, book chapters and other documents, ability to review existing theories and models, perform experiments while adhering to lab safety protocols required by Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) and the primary investigator (PI).
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to prioritize, pay close attention to detail, follow through with tasks, and work as part of a team of professionals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to observe and maintain confidentiality

Work Schedule

Work schedule is to be determined and will occur between Fall 2023 and Summer 2024

Work Locations

Work will be completed both remotely and on the UM-Flint campus.

Additional Information

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of three calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the fourth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

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