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the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously
recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates
creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.
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accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree
program focused on coastal engineering.
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Department: Physics Physical Oceanography – 32371
Research Tech III
Temp Position Type
FLSA for Position
Summary of Work for this Position
Work involves conducting complex experiments according to previously adapted and outline
procedures and techniques utilized in a specific research laboratory. Positions are responsible for planning methods and techniques of
physical, chemical and biological test, carrying out procedures, recording results, and preliminary interpretation of results. Work includes
the exercise of independent judgment, reading literature relating to possible procedures, and adapting/changing procedures to suit the
experiment. This position will assist with design, assembly, and testing of experimental apparatus in the nuclear physics laboratory at
UNCW. This role will produce CAD models of accelerator target beam entrance window and estimate stresses under load, assemble windows and
conduct pressure tests at room and cryogenic temperatures and assist with target installation and data collection at accelerator
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Minimum education and experience: generally a BS
degree preferable in the field of related to the research.
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills &
B.S. in Physics with one year hands-on experience in experimental nuclear physics.
Work Days: Varies
Hours Per Week: 20
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please note, this is a temporary
position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Temporary assignments cannot
exceed 11 consecutive months without a full 31-day break from employment. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent
state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines. For more info/to apply visit
http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application
system to be considered.
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture
reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality
of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status,
childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political
affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except
where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily
established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our
faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.
UNC Wilmington is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.