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 As part of the hiring process a specific job description is created. The following job description was written for our group: As part of the hiring process a specific job description is created. The following job description was written for our group:
  
-===[[http://​upload.wikimedia.org/​wikipedia/​en/​4/​4b/​WalkerTitle.jpg|SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN 1]] ===+ 
 +===SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN 1 ===
 === Position Summary === === Position Summary ===
-This position is in the research group of Prof. Ethan Minot in the Department of Physics. The employee will provide instrument support and device fabrication support for nanoelectronics research. The position is funded by research grants. ​+This [[http://​upload.wikimedia.org/​wikipedia/​en/​4/​4b/​WalkerTitle.jpg|scientific instrument tech 1]] position is in the research group of Prof. Ethan Minot in the Department of Physics. The employee will provide instrument support and device fabrication support for nanoelectronics research. The position is funded by research grants. ​
  
 === Position Duties === === Position Duties ===
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   * When a faculty investigator needs to be contacted to assess a situation. ​   * When a faculty investigator needs to be contacted to assess a situation. ​
  
-===[[http://​upload.wikimedia.org/​wikipedia/​commons/​c/​c3/​Children_in_a_Primary_Education_School.JPG|GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT]] ===+===GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT ===
 === Position Summary === === Position Summary ===
-Research ​assistants typically work on a faculty research project. The money that is funding the research is also funding the assistantship position. The research grant market is highly competitive,​ and funding agencies expect results, thus your professors need the most motivated graduate assistants who are capable of getting the work done, communicating results, and being a team player. In exchange, you get hands-on experience with cutting-edge research in your field of interest. You may eventually be able to tailor your duties to conduct specific research that leads to the completion of your degree.+[[http://​upload.wikimedia.org/​wikipedia/​commons/​c/​c3/​Children_in_a_Primary_Education_School.JPG|Graduate research ​assistants]] typically work on a faculty research project. The money that is funding the research is also funding the assistantship position. The research grant market is highly competitive,​ and funding agencies expect results, thus your professors need the most motivated graduate assistants who are capable of getting the work done, communicating results, and being a team player. In exchange, you get hands-on experience with cutting-edge research in your field of interest. You may eventually be able to tailor your duties to conduct specific research that leads to the completion of your degree.
  
 Assistantship appointments range from 0.20 FTE to 0.49 FTE (FTE meaning full-time employment). An assistant on a 0.30 FTE appointment,​ for example, is expected to provide 156 hours of service during a 13-week academic term. When a student is offered an assistantship,​ the administering academic department provides the details of the appointment (e.g. contract dates, FTE, monthly stipend, expectations of position). Contact your department for more information on possible assistantship positions available in your graduate program. Assistantship appointments range from 0.20 FTE to 0.49 FTE (FTE meaning full-time employment). An assistant on a 0.30 FTE appointment,​ for example, is expected to provide 156 hours of service during a 13-week academic term. When a student is offered an assistantship,​ the administering academic department provides the details of the appointment (e.g. contract dates, FTE, monthly stipend, expectations of position). Contact your department for more information on possible assistantship positions available in your graduate program.

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