Non - Student Hourly Research Assistant

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleNon - Student Hourly Research AssistantDepartmentUNT-Materials Science & Engineer-130330Job LocationDentonFull Time/Part TimePart-TimePay Rate25.00Salary InformationCommensurate with experienceDepartment Summary

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is a high-caliber program that attracts attention from across the nation. It boasts small classes and qualified, approachable faculty, and its supportive learning environment inspires high academic achievement.
The MTSE department offers undergraduate and graduate level education with three degrees:
Bachelor of Science in materials science and engineering
Master of Science in materials science and engineering
Ph.D. in materials science and engineering
Each path follows innovative curriculum that addresses the educational and technological challenges of creating, applying and characterizing new materials for the 21st century, with training in all aspects of modern materials including metals, ceramics, polymers, electronic and optical materials and materials characterization.
The mission of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering is to provide a high quality education to our diverse student population through excellence and innovation in teaching and research in order to serve the scientific and engineering needs of the state of Texas and the nation. This will be achieved by a balance of formal course work, practical laboratory training, and research projects that encompass both the basic science and the applied aspects of materials science and engineering.

Position Summary

The short term hourly research position will require the researcher to perform molecular dynamics based computer simulations of glass-water reactions, perform analysis of the simulation results and summarize the results into report or manuscripts for publications.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications


Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

M-F 8am – 5pm

Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical RequirementsReaching, Sitting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or HearPosting NumberH179PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * What is your highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Media File
  5. Portfolio




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Posted: 10/16/2020
Application Due: 1/14/2021
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