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Undergraduate Student Research Worker

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 12/18/2017
Working Title Undergraduate Student Research Worker
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring
Job Type Student
Job Category Research
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking an Undergraduate Student Research Worker. Students in this position will work alongside faculty and staff within the Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics on a number of exciting research projects.

Our Center investigates the causes of congenital birth defects as well as other complex traits in the head and face region. Duties and responsibilities will focus on the evaluation, collection, and analysis of various types of data. This type of work requires close attention to detail, systematic work habits, and the ability to work in a self-directed manner.

Center faculty and staff will provide the necessary training to perform these duties, but the student should be comfortable learning new software programs. Clerical duties such as filing and scanning may also be required as well as other duties to be determined. Students in this position are expected to work between 10-15 hours per week during the school year. During the summer term, students may work between 20-37.5 hours per week.

Job Requirements

Applicants are required to be reliable, prompt, and work a regular schedule as jointly established between the student and the supervisor. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is also essential as is the ability to learn new software programs as needed. Experience with working on a research project is not necessary, but preferred.

Child Protection Clearances

Applicants are required to be reliable, prompt, and work a regular schedule as jointly established between the student and the supervisor. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is also essential as is the ability to learn new software programs as needed. Experience with working on a research project is not necessary, but preferred.

Hourly Pay Rate $8.10
Anticipated Number of Openings 1
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-15
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Monday – Friday flexible, but between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location BRIDG 500
Posting Number S-05986-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents