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Research Assistant, Temporary for the Summer 2024

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Laboratory and Research

Job ID: 270336

About Us

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia¿s colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university¿s vibrant culture, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


  • Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.  

Job Summary

This position is to help with a research project related to AI-driven wireless and IoT. Provides support for research projects in the assigned area. Assists in conducting experiments, managing lab operations.

This position is grant funded.  Continued employment is contingent upon the availability of grant funding.


1. Performs data collection and calculations according to established policies and procedures
2. Interprets and communicates results
3. Makes presentations on research results
4. Assists with writing research papers, conducts library research and prepares bibliographic materials
5. Cleans and maintains research areas, makes buffers and common reagents
6. Maintains supplies and orders as needed

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a field related to the position

Required Experience
Prior laboratory research experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience within the area of study

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills 
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite) 
Strong attention to detail and follow up skill 
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

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