SOM Virtual Reality Lab Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:School of Management
Location: Tok
Categories: Other

Position Summary:

This position will assist UAF School of Management Virtual Reality Lab researchers in facilitating a new virtual reality research fitness laboratory at the UAF Tok Center. The goal of this project is to conduct pilot research relating to the health impact virtual reality gaming can have on rural Alaskan community fitness

Duties:

This position will assist UAF School of Management Virtual Reality Lab researchers in facilitating a new virtual reality research fitness laboratory at the UAF Tok Center. The goal of this project is to conduct pilot research relating to the health impact virtual reality gaming can have on rural Alaskan community fitness.

5-10 hours a week during academic semesters. Hours vary, but a team member will be responsible for facilitating the building and lab after business hours. Each student researcher will be a part of a team with respect to scheduling lab hours. Please indicate your preferred work days/times. Availability to work occasional evenings from 5-9pm and Saturdays between 10am - 4pm is seen favorably. There are additional opportunities for employment during academic breaks.

Application Materials:

  • 1-2 Page Resume (including G.P.A. & class standing)
  • Cover letter explaining your interest in the position, virtual reality technology, and any applicable experience that supports why you are a good fit for the SOM VR Lab / current research projects.
  • Contact information for three professional references

 Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


At-Will:
Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.


Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at:
http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/


Tobacco-Free Campus:
UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/


Notice of Nondiscrimination:
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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