Duke University, Physics

Position ID:Duke-Physics-GENRES1 [#24933]
Position Title: Associate in Research General
Position Type:Student programs
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/05/30, finished 2024/06/01, listed until 2023/11/30)
Position Description:    

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The position is created to provide graduate-student level assistance on research projects during the summer and to offer an entering student research experience that could potentially attract him to conduct his thesis research with my group. Offering a summer position is a standard practice used to recruit students in my research area. Research Assistants (RAs) will perform a variety of functions related to research that represent different levels of independence and that contribute to the intellectual and professional development. They provide leadership and expertise in conducting complex research activities, including planning, organizing, conducting, and communicating research studies within the overall scope of a research project at Duke University. The Research Assistant's duties include: (1) Lead, coordinate, and perform a variety of complex independent and team activities involved in the collection, analysis, documentation and interpretation of social, economic or health related information. (2) Evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare oral presentations or written reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions. (3) Confer with principal investigator in developing plans for research projects and to discuss the interpretation of results and the preparation of manuscripts for publication. (4) Train lower level personnel and peers in research methodology. Supervise the work of lower level employees engaged in the collection and tabulation of data. (5) Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of Ph.D. students so classified.

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Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Physical Location of Job
Building Name DFELL
Street Address, if known LaSalle St.
Office Room Number 220