Graduate Assistant - Gate City Research Network (gcrNet)

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Graduate Assistant - Gate City Research Network (gcrNet)

Position Eclass:

GF - Graduate Flat Pay

Position Summary:

The term Graduate Assistant is the umbrella term that encompasses all types of GA appointments. Graduate Assistants are employed by the University to teach, conduct research, or assist with administrative duties in departments and non-academic units. Every attempt is made to assign Graduate Assistants to positions that are directly related to the student’s field of study or that provide the opportunity to develop transferable, professional skills. Graduate Assistantships are assigned in the department or unit and confirmed by the Graduate School.

The Gate City Research Network (gcrNet) is a 2 year project is a collaboration between UNCG and NC A&T to create a multi-institutional research network funded by the National Science Foundation. The project team includes a Graduate Assistant (GA) from each university to support the project implementation and to assist researchers with utilizing the network. This position will offer the GA hands on experience with a research network built using the Science DMZ model developed by the Energy Science Network (

This position will be part of the gcrNet Technicians Team for the project and will report to the PI, the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enterprise Infrastructure.

Duties/Responsibilities as outlined in the project plan include:
○Assisting with survey development and analysis
○Developing documentation and procedures
○Designing and presenting researcher workshops
○Assisting with device and network configuration
○Capturing and summarizing network utilization

Part-time employment: 20 hours/week for fall semester, with possible continuation for spring semester.

Minimum Qualifications:

To be eligible for appointments as a graduate assistant, you must:
•Maintain academic good standing at all times (3.0).
•Be enrolled full-time, which is generally a minimum of 9 credits.
•Make satisfactory progress toward your degree as defined by your academic program and the Graduate School.
•Meet the requirements to be eligible for employment in the U.S.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

●Include a copy of your resume or CV and a cover letter outlining skills and interests.
●Include a 1-2 reference letters

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Info Technology Services - 23101

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Posted: 11/11/2020
Application Due: 1/10/2021
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