Jr Research Technician

Posting Details


Posting Number S01571P


Working Title Jr Research Technician
Posting Category Staff
Position Number 004940
Assigned Organizational Area Research
FLSA Nonexempt
Benefit Status Full Benefits
Pay Grade T1
Months Per Year 12
Hours Per Year 2080
If Temporary, Date of Expiration
Proposed Start Date 06/01/2017


Department Impact Physics - 4263
Advertised Location UD Main



Support day-to-day sponsored impact testing research operations in the Impact Physics Laboratory through the following: Set up, execute, and document impact tests and test procedures for sponsored impact research projects. Maintain test facility readiness, lab organization, and lab housekeeping. Assist in target fixture design and fabrication.

Position Summary Information

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Minimum Qualifications

T1: High school graduate with strong aptitude in and classwork/training in the electrical/mechanical technical field.

T2: High school graduate with a minimum of 3 years of related electrical/mechanical technical experience.
Must have basic computer and math skills and be familiar with MS-Office and SolidWorks. Must be able to effectively use basic hand and power tools. Must be able to communicate (orally and written) effectively with colleagues, principal investigators, and sponsors on technical and project matters. Must be capable of lifting and maneuvering heavy or bulky objects and range equipment. Must be able to document accurately test data.

Preferred Qualifications

For T1, 2 years experience preferred.
Associates degree preferred
Basic electrical troubleshooting skills preferred
Ability to effectively use lathe, vertical milling machine, overhead crane, and fork lift preferred

Work Hours
Number of Positions Available 1
Proposed Posting Date 05/23/2017
Application Review Date
Proposed Closing Date
Open until filled? Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application includes a resume and cover letter that addresses all minimum qualifications.

Preferred Multicultural Experience

Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work environment.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Associates Degree from an accredited institution?
    • YES
    • NO
  2. * Do you have the ability to use SolidWorks to produce a drawing?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * What is your electrical technical experience?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What is your mechanical technical experience?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

    If you have questions, please email Studentemployment@udayton.edu for Student positions and employment@udayton.edu for Staff/Faculty positions.