University of Kansas Undergraduate Research Assistant/Programmer-Student Hourly in Lawrence, Kansas

Position Overview

Dr. Davidson is looking for KU undergraduate students to assist in research activities, primarily involving programming and support tasks for ongoing research projects.

Job Description

Duties include: Creating and testing research software The evaluation of research tools Validating experiments Assisting researchers in user studies

Required Qualifications
  1. Knowledge of research and production codebases as shown by application materials
  2. Strong interest in computer security
  3. Sound fundamentals in program analysis and software engineering as demonstrated by application materials
  4. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).
Contact Information to Applicants

Dr. Drew Davidson:

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application will include Cover Letter and a Resume. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.

  • Application review begins on 09/16/2018 and will be ongoing until a qualified pool of applicants is found.
Work Schedule



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Advertised Salary Range: $11.00/hour

Application Review Begins: 16-Sep-2018

Work Location: University of Kansas - Lawrence

FTE: .500

Reg/Temp: Temporary