Student Research Assistant

Job description

Job Title:

Student Research Assistant

Employment Status:

Part Time .25


School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Purpose of Job:

Assist with the research related activities for the Capacity Building Grant.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Help to collect vineyard data and image data, to organize and process digital images, to develop and test research algorithms, and assist the PI with other lab activities.

Essential Job Functions :

This job requires
Travelling to the vineyard on Alcorn Lorman campus.
Light labor work such as collecting dry leaves, and
Operating image processing software like PhotoShop.
Must be present in the office/lab assigned by the department of Advanced Technologies, and reachable by phone or by email for at least 15 hours per week.
Accomplish all assigned tasks in the given time period.
Attend all group meetings.


Computer Networking or Computer Science majors
Must be a US citizen per grant requirements.
Maintain a GPA OF 3.0 or higher
Enrolled at Alcorn State University as an undergraduate.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of computer programing and applications.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to work independently.
Proficient in Microsoft office.
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Posted Salary Range:

1350 per month stipend

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas:


Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds:


Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds:

Not Required

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds:

Not Required

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds:

Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds:

Not Required


Not Required

Posting Number:


Number of Vacancies:




Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 5/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time