Undergraduate Student Researcher - POOL

## Position Overview
The Undergraduate Student Researcher position will be for the fall 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.
We will select students based on their academic major, academic performance at KU, employment and research experience, language skills, and the results of an interview.
Requirements include some coursework completed in physics and a GPA of 3.0 or better. We prefer physics, engineering physics, or engineering majors. However, highly motivated students with other majors are also encouraged to apply.
To apply for the research position, you should submit a letter describing your academic qualifications and how this research would fit into your future career plans. Please address your previous experiences in research as well as computing, software, electronics, or other pertinent skills.
## Job Description
The Kansas University High Energy Physics (KUHEP) group, with support from the National Science Foundation, is seeking outstanding KU undergraduate students for research experiences. The student(s) would participate in research projects in collaboration with the KUHEP group and other US and international physicists on the CMS experiment at CERN, the European laboratory for particle physics, in Geneva, Switzerland. The CMS experiment involves a large multi-purpose detector for the observing the collisions of protons and ions at the Large Hadron Collider. The research projects include: preparing physics outreach materials, addressing issues with the use of semiconductor pixel detectors, calibration and monitoring of the tracking detector, and analysis of data taken with the detector.
## Required Qualifications
PHSX 111 or above completed coursework
GPA of 3.0 or better
## Preferred Qualifications
Physics or Engineering major
Highly motivated student in another major
Research experience
Good language skills
## Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application will include a Cover Letter and a Resume or CV. Apply online and submit a letter describing your academic qualifications and how this research would fit into your future career plans. Please address your previous experiences in research as well as computing, software, electronics, or other pertinent skills. Only complete applications will be considered.
Application review starts on July 10, 2015. This is a pool position, so hiring and start dates will be ongoing throughout the summer and fall 2016 semester.
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
Dr. Phil Baringer (baringer@ku.edu) or Dr. Alice Bean (abean@ku.edu)
## Disclaimer
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Auto req ID: 6619BR
Posting Title: Undergraduate Student Researcher - POOL
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Location/Division: Lawrence
FTE: 0.25
Reg/Temp: Temporary
Employee Class: S-Student
Work Schedule: To be determined by selected candidates in conjunction with Dr. Baringer and/or Dr. Bean.
Advertised Salary Range: $10.50/hour
Application Review Begins: 10-Jul-2016
Anticipated Start Date: 17-Jul-2017 59ed3103b3e64595bcec3c847f256ee2

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