Summer Project Aide

Stony Brook, NY
Jun 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Summer Project Aide-1701604

Required Qualifications: (Evidenced by an attached resume)

High School diploma. Familiarity with basic research and laboratory skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree. Experience working in laboratory and experience in physics measurements.

Brief Description of Duties:
Summer Project Aide will participate in activities of the Summer Program in Stony Brook’s Laser Teaching Center. The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigators and gain hands-on experience, furthering their knowledge in this field.

  • Assist in working on projects such as cat’s-eye reflector of laser light, production and study of LG field modes, measuring with shearing interferometer.
  • Attend seminars and lectures and participate in the discussion.
  • Maintain record of accomplishments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes: This is a summer temporary appointment. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

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About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

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Official Job Title: Project Aide
Job Field: Clerical/Secretarial
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Physics & Astronomy-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 9:00am-5:00pmPhysics & Astronomy-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Jun 7, 2017
Posting End Date: Jun 21, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: $10-$15/hour
Salary Grade: N9


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