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Graduate Research Assistant

Job no: 497849
Position Type: Staff Part Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: COSMIC
Date opened: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

Job Title: Graduate Research Assistant
 
General Summary of Position: 
 
Candidate must be a degree-seeking student in a graduate program from STEM fields. And research interest in Science and
Engineering education. The research assistant will be involved in research in the field of engineering education towards
the development of engineering modules for high school student use. Help with its implementation, data collection and primary
analysis.
 
Examples of Duties:
 
1. Assist with data collection (audio and video recording) and data compilation.
2. Assist with nanotechnology-based lab module development.
3. Attend research group meetings held one a week. And assist with reserach presentations.
 
Minimum Qualifications: 
 
Candidate must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00. And will demonstrate evidence of good writing skills,
organizational skills and analytical skills.
 
Application Process: 
Candidates should provide a one paragraph statement of general goals and qualifications for the specific job(s) applied to. If applying for more than one position in the same funding unit, candidates may submit a single statement that includes a prioritized list of positions applied for. When applying for a position outside their own programs, students should include a full CV. 
 
Position restricted to matriculating UMass Boston graduate students in the following programs: Education and STEM fields
 
Submit applications via email to: Tejaswini Dalvi at tejaswini.dalvi@umb.edu 
AY Salary: $17,736.00 (salary prorated based on start date)
Contract Period: Spring 2019
Supervisor: Tejaswini Dalvi (COSMIC) and Matt Bell (Engineering)

Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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