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Part time Sr. Research Assistant, UMKC Missouri Institute for Defense and Energy, 85419

University of Missouri - Kansas City
Job Location:
Laboratory and Research
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Missouri Institute for Defense and Energy, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Job Description


This part time Sr. Research Assistant position will assist with:
  • Developing experimental design for effects testing against broad set of targets (UAS, cameras, etc.) for chamber testing.
  • Conducting testing (with student/staff support as needed) to acquire full effects and waveform data
  • Analyzing test results and incorporate within existing database of effects.


Minimum qualification is:
  • Security clearance
  • Background in data analytics/analysis
  • Master's Degree in engineering (EE or ME)
Anticipated Hiring Range



Application Materials


To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. 

Limit document name to 50 characters.  Maximum size limit is 11MB.  Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.). 

If you need technical assistance, please call (800) 488-5288.

Application Deadline


Open until filled

Other Information


Part time unranked non tenure track position at 70% FTE (28hours/week)

Benefit Eligibility


This position is not eligible for University benefits.  Individuals in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b).  For information about this plan, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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