Research Associate I (step 1)/Center for Space Plasma & Aeronomic Research/RV4591


About The University of Alabama in Huntsville:

A University Launched from America's Quest to Conquer Space
A public national research-intensive university, UAH has been a pipeline for the region's professional workforce and a mainstay of the local economy since its founding in 1950. Our classroom curriculum is complemented by our robust internship, co-op, study abroad, and undergraduate research programs, which provide ample opportunity for our nearly 10,000 students to conduct hands-on research and gain real-world experience long before graduation. Outside of the classroom, UAH's students enjoy a vibrant campus life featuring more than 200 student-run organizations, 13 fraternities and sororities, and 18 NCAA sports - including the only Division I ice hockey team in the Southeast. The university's 500+ acre campus is home to 16 high-tech research centers and labs responsible for close to $94 million in research expenditures. As the anchor tenant for Cummings Research Park, the second-largest research park in the nation, UAH also enjoys close partnerships with governmental and commercial employers like NASA, NOAA, the U.S. Army, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of three business days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.


Job Description:

The Research Associate I will support the development of scheduling and implementation of special projects related to the scientific meeting outcomes/data, research articles and project reports and communications that derive from CSPAR research.  This position is in support of various projects for the center through the successful completion of assigned projects and data analysis.  The incumbent will add; creative projects in Photoshop and other MS software, perform basic website maintenance (i.e. Joomla for CSPAR website and EPSCoR website) and have the ability to handle financial data (for PI accounts, etc.).



Bachelor's degree, preferably in Science, Engineering or Business/0-3 months of full-time verifiable work experience/must have critical thinking and sound judgment skills for project planning/knowledge of Photoshop is required/must have basic accounting skills/knowledge of website maintenance is required/must have experience managing schedules for all aspects of a project from conception to completion/experience to ensure projects are completed within the determined time frame and within the constraints of the budget is required/experience working in a space science research center or related research environment is preferred/experience with scientific or engineering terms and data analysis related to publications dealing with space science is desired/experience in assembling research archival data for research scientists is preferred

The approximate annual salary range for this position is $37,000 - $37,685.


Additional Information:

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