Undergraduate Student Researcher

## Position Overview
The Undergraduate Student Researcher position will be for the spring semester, with possible continuation into future semesters, depending on funding and progress made by the student. Consideration will be given for continuing this appointment at the end of each semester, by the supervisor.
## Job Description
Tasks include:
1) radio-wave antenna development, calibration and construction,
2) analysis of data collected with the ANITA (Antarctica), ARA (South Pole), ARIANNA (Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica), Belle (Japan), CALICE (Moscow), TARA (Utah) and TUNKA (Siberia) experiments using c++ and python codes,
3) Physics Education-related research
## Required Qualifications
1. Physics major or related field
2. Student enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours at KU
## Preferred Qualifications
Experience with C++ and Linux and/or data analysis packages such as MATLAB, OCTAVE, etc.
## Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application will include a cover letter explaining why you would like to work on this type of project, a CV or resume, and your Degree Progress Report (DPR) The screening process may include a discussion with Professor Dave Besson. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.
Application review begins on November 28, 2016.
For best consideration submit all application materials by the review date above.
This is a pool position, so hiring and start dates will be ongoing.
Student Appointments
Student appointments may be either undergraduate or graduate students. Exceptions to the minimum enrollment requirements that are granted for GTA/GRA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to student hourly appointments.
During the semester term of the student hourly appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours.
For summer periods the student must:
1. have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester, or
2. be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours, or
3. be enrolled in summer session, or
4. be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester
## Contact Information to Applicants
David Besson
zedlam@ku.edu
## Disclaimer
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Auto req ID: 7518BR
Posting Title: Undergraduate Student Researcher
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Location/Division: Lawrence
FTE: .25
Reg/Temp: Temporary
Employee Class: S-Student
Work Schedule: To be determined between supervisor and students.
Advertised Salary Range: $10.50 per hour
Application Review Begins: 28-Nov-2016
Anticipated Start Date: 05-Dec-2016 920b1ab605c1426a980aee5d8e8a409c

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