ASC has a limited number of undergraduate positions as part of their
academic career program for undergraduates
These position(s) range from Lab Helper to Lab Researcher.
are usually posted. If interested, please contact
for further information.
will assist with miscellaneous tasks as directed and
keep a lab notebook recording what is done.
will assist in handling tasks outline by others and will anticipate
necessary actions to complete tasks. He/she is expected to begin
to think seriously about what he or she is doing so that he/she
begins to function as a researcher or competent lab assistant.
Recording, analyzing, and writing up of results and ideas in
a notebook is required.
in setup of research projects and/or infrastructures, calibrate
instrumentation and run experiments. Anticipate and/or propose
additional methodologies for carrying out experiments. He/She
will be expected to run small projects, write reports on the
work, and be able to present their work to the group. A high
level of personal and scientific responsibility is expected
very experienced individuals begin to acquire similar capabilities
to beginning graduate students. They are expected to run their
own research projects that fall under our awards, including
design test facilities or test procedures and to do work of
high enough standards to warrant submission of publication or
presentation at conference workshops outside the group.
who assists the Fabrication Lab in technical needs relating
to machinery, tooling, etc.
Graduate Students/Research Assistants:
A research assistant is a UW-Madison graduate student working towards
a Master's or Ph.D. degree.
The appointee is required to register for a full load of graduate
courses and research. A maximum research assistant stipend is established
annually on an institution-wide basis, although the amount of each
individual stipend may vary among departments.
The Applied Superconductivity Center (ASC) has several research
assistants who work directly in this field.. If you are interested
in this particular field of study, you can contact one of the Group
Leaders and/or contact the program/department relating to graduate
studies directly below.
Materials Science and Engineering and/or Materials Science Program:http://www.wisc.edu/grad/gs/programs/majors/632.html
A research associate is an individual who is continuing training
after receipt of the doctorate (along with verification of this
A research associate in ASC is funded from a principal investigator's
A research associateship is normally for a two or three year term
and is a fixed-term terminal position.
Payments made to research associates are fully taxable as wages,
and taxes will be withheld from monthly paychecks.
ASC advertises these positions on this website and/or through other
means (such as journals, conferences, etc.).
University of Wisconsin- Madison is an Equal Opportunities Employer.