The duties connected with these positions would be: to participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of research projects of individual faculty members; to collect data, develop data collection instruments and procedures, analyze data, train and supervise data collection personnel; author, co-author and otherwise collaborate on reports, conference papers and publications. A Research Associate and Senior Research Associate may occasionally teach, usually within the individual's area of research.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering receives and evaluates applications on a continuous basis from applicants for research positions on an as needed basis by the Search Committee in conjunction with various Principal Investigators in the Department who have a demonstrated need. Appointments are temporary in nature and can be part-time or full-time depending on the research contract funding and terms. Renewals are dependent on need, research funding, and performance of individual in position. Salary is set by the individual faculty member choosing to hire a candidate but is within University guidelines. The percentage of time and duration of appointment will determine benefits. Duration of appointment, position title, and salary vary according to funding and qualifications of the candidate.
A Ph.D. in an appropriate engineering field, or a M.D., with 1 or more years of research training is required for the Research Associate position .
Internal Number: 331412
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