Undergrad Research Assistant- GE Applied Materials

Penn State University

Penn State DuBois
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General Engineering (GE) Applied Materials at Penn State DuBois is accepting applications for two part-time undergraduate research assistants for Spring 2016 to assist faculty members with their research agendas. Opportunity for extension to Summer 2016 is subject to availability of funds. These positions are open to Penn State DuBois undergraduate students, but students from other campuses who live within Penn State DuBois campus will also be considered. The successful candidates should be highly motivated in pursuing research work in materials synthesis and characterization, and demonstrate a high level of intellectual curiosity. Students with a GPA of 3.0 or better, and/or those who can demonstrate critical thinking skills, will be given preference. Responsibilities include: running experiments (training will be provided) in the synthesis of carbon monolithic materials as well as the use of characterization tools that include scanning electron microscopy, tensile testing and dilatometry. Hands-on experience in wet chemistry lab and good computer skills will be a plus but is not mandatory. These positions are available immediately and will be open until filled. To apply, please upload your resume and cover letter summarizing the strengths and accomplishments that qualify you for this opportunity.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088