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Chemistry Student Research Assistant

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Position Information

Classification Title Student Research Assistant
Position Type Student
Department Chemistry
Position Title Chemistry Student Research Assistant
Position Number 54000799
Budget Position Number 54000799
Pay Scale $7.25 - $8.50
Nature of Work

Helping Professor with research project including literature searching, designing experiments, operating lab equipment, data collection, data analysis and communication of results.

Required Qualifications

Must have approval from research project director.

Completion of CHEM 1211 with a C or higher is a minimal requirement. Some professors require completion of higher chemistry courses (CHEM 1212, CHEM 2411, etc). Ask individual professors.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience working in a research lab.

Chemistry Major preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify.
Notice to Applicants
Position Status Temporary - Part-Time
Position Notes

Student Research Assistant positions assist in research or other college-related work that is anchored in their chosen field of study in order to enhance their learning experience, improve their quality of life, advance their academic research skills, and promote the University of West Georgia.

Required Qualifications

Must be a current University of West Georgia student enrolled for six credit hours and maintaining at least a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average unless otherwise noted/indicated by the hiring department.

Number of Hires Requested for Position Title 10
Funding Source 10500-1033101-15300-11000

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST01017
Posting Date 12/04/2017
Closing Date 03/31/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage Of Total Time 2
Responsibility / Duty

Training and Professional Development

Percentage Of Total Time 58
Responsibility / Duty

Helping Professor with research project including literature searching. data collection, data analysis and communication of results.

Percentage Of Total Time 40
Responsibility / Duty

Designing experiments and operating lab equipment.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you admitted to the University of West Georgia and enrolled for at least 6 credit hours?
    • YES
    • NO
  2. * Do you have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0 in all college course work attempted? (First semester freshmen and first semester graduate students should select yes).
    • YES
    • NO
  3. * Which Chemistry Department research professor are you applying to work with?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you participating in the Dual Enrollment program, also known as Move On When Ready? This program allows students currently enrolled in high school to attend college classes.
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript
  2. Resume