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To be eligible for an Undergraduate Assistantship, you must be an on-campus, undergraduate student, have a 2.25 cumulative grade point average, maintain full time enrollment each semester, meet the specific requirements of the posted position, and pass a pre-employment background investigation if the position is determined to be security sensitive. You are not eligible for an Undergraduate Assistantship if you have previously held an Undergraduate Assistantship position for a total of 2 years or are employed by University Housing as a Resident Assistant.

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Undergraduate Research Assistantship

Posting Number: 2015003

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Prema Narayan

College: Medicine College Dept: Physiology

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Science), Chemistry, Chemistry-Biochemistry, Medicine-Pre, Microbiology, Molecular, Cellular and Systemic Physiology , Physiology, Zoology, Zoology-Animal Biology, Zoology-Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Plant nanotoxicology assistant

Posting Number: 2015005

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Stephen Ebbs

College: Science College Dept: Plant Biology

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Biological Sciences-Ecology , Chemistry, Chemistry (College of Science), Chemistry-Biochemistry, Chemistry-Environmental Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering-Environmental Engineering, Crop, Soil, and Environmental Management, Management

Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015009

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Juliane Wallace

College: Education and Human Services College Dept: Kinesiology

Majors: Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Exercise Science, Physiology

Undergraduate research assistant: microbiology

Posting Number: 2015011

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Derek Fisher

College: Science College Dept: Microbiology

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Chemistry (College of Science), Microbiology, Physiology, Plant Biology, Zoology

Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015012

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Amber Pond

College: Medicine College Dept: Anatomy

Majors: Animal Science, Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Chemistry-Biochemistry, Chemistry-Forensic Chemistry, Dentistry-Pre, Medicine-Pre, Pharmacy-Pre, Physical Therapy-Pre, Physics, Physics-Biomedical Physics , Podiatry-Pre, Science, Undecided

Cell Biology of the Human Endmetrium

Posting Number: 2015013

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Brent Bany

College: Medicine College Dept: Physiology

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Science), Physiology

Research Assistant in Emergent Literacy and Language Development Lab

Posting Number: 2015016

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Valerie Boyer

College: Education and Human Services College Dept: Rehabilitation Institute

Majors: Communication Disorders

IRMS laboratory assistant

Posting Number: 2015020

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Mihai Lefticariu

Department: SIUC Mass Spectrometry Facility

Majors: Agricultural Systems and Education, Agricultural Systems and Education-General Agriculture, Anthropology, Biological Sciences (College of Science), Chemistry, Chemistry (College of Science), Chemistry-Biochemistry, Geology, Zoology

Research Assistantship in Neuroendocrinology

Posting Number: 2015021

Hours: 15 Hours per week

Contact Name: Lydia Arbogast

College: Medicine College Dept: Physiology

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Chemistry (College of Science), Chemistry-Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular, Cellular and Systemic Physiology , Physiology, Science, Undecided

Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015023

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: James Allen

Department: Associate Provost for Academic Programs

Majors: Open to all Majors

Laboratory Assistant in Parasite Biodiversity

Posting Number: 2015027

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Francisco Jimenez-Ruiz

College: Science College Dept: Zoology

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Education and Human Services), Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Zoology, Zoology-Animal Biology, Zoology-Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Zoology-Wildlife Biology

Imaging research assistant

Posting Number: 2015031

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Jane Geisler-Lee

College: Science College Dept: plant biology

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Science), Computer Science, Plant Biology

Scholastic HiQ Coordinating Producer

Posting Number: 2015032

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Mark St. George

College: Mass Communication and Media Arts College Dept: WSIU

Majors: Open to all Majors

Pattern recognition & image processing research assistant

Posting Number: 2015033

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Qiang Cheng

College: Science College Dept: Computer Science

Majors: Computer Science

Test Cell Assistants

Posting Number: 2015036

Hours: 15 Hours per week

Contact Name: Tim Janello

College: Applied Sciences and Arts College Dept: Automotive Technology

Majors: Automotive Technology, Engineering Technology

Health Foods Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015037

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Ruplal Choudhary

College: Agricultural Sciences College Dept: Plant, Soil and Agricultural Systems

Majors: Agricultural Systems and Education, Agricultural Systems and Education-Food and Process Engineering Technology, Animal Science, Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Chemistry (College of Science), Chemistry-Biochemistry, Engineering Technology

Equine Program Assistantship

Posting Number: 2015041

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Erin Venable

College: Agricultural Sciences College Dept: Animal Science Food & Nutrition

Majors: Agriculture, Undecided, Animal Science, Animal Science-Equine Science, Animal Science-Production

Herbarium assistant

Posting Number: 2015042

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Nancy Garwood

College: Science College Dept: Plant Biology

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Science), Forestry, Horticulture , Physiology, Plant Biology, Plant Biology-Molecular and Biochemical Physiology, Plant Biology-Systematics and Biodiversity, Zoology

Assistant Studio Supervisor

Posting Number: 2015043

Hours: per week

Contact Name: Abby Hargrave

College: Mass Communication and Media Arts College Dept: Broadcasting Service

Majors: Radio, Television, and Digital Media

Cancer Biology Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015045

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Buck Hales

College: Medicine College Dept: Physiology

Majors: Animal Science, Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Chemistry (College of Science), Medicine-Pre, Molecular, Cellular and Systemic Physiology , Physiology, Veterinary Medicine-Pre (College of Agricultural Sciences), Veterinary Medicine-Pre (College of Science), Zoology

Big data Researcher

Posting Number: 2015046

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Michelle Zhu

College: Science College Dept: Computer Science

Majors: Computer Science

Research assistant in plant systematics

Posting Number: 2015048

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Kurt Neubig

College: Science College Dept: Department of Plant Biology

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Biological Sciences-Ecology , Chemistry, Chemistry (College of Science), Chemistry-Biochemistry, Chemistry-Environmental Chemistry, Forestry, Horticulture , Microbiology, Physiology, Plant Biology, Plant Biology-Molecular and Biochemical Physiology

IT Assistant

Posting Number: 2015049

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Mike Harrell

College: Liberal Arts College Dept: School of Art and Design

Majors: Art, Art (College of Liberal Arts), Art-Art Education (College of Education and Human Services), Art-Art Education (College of Liberal Arts), Art-Art History, Art-Ceramics, Art-Communication Design, Art-Drawing, Art-General Studio, Art-Glass, Art-Industrial Design, Art-Metalsmithing, Art-Painting, Art-Printmaking, Art-Sculpture, Design

Math Tutor

Posting Number: 2015051

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Lizette Chevalier

College: Engineering College Dept: N/A College Level Request

Majors: Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering-Environmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering-Computer Engineering (dual degree), Mathematics (College of Science), Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Animal Eco-Physiology

Posting Number: 2015052

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Robin Warne

College: Science College Dept: Zoology

Majors: Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Biological Sciences-Ecology , Zoology, Zoology-Environmental Biology, Zoology-Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Zoology-Wildlife Biology

Scalable Manufacturing of Nano- and Micro-particles

Posting Number: 2015055

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Punit Kohli

College: Science College Dept: Chemistry and Biochemistry

Majors: Automotive Technology, Chemistry, Chemistry (College of Science), Chemistry-American Chemical Society Certification , Chemistry-Biochemistry, Chemistry-Business, Chemistry-Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry-Forensic Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer and Electrical Engineering (dual degree), Computer Science, Electrical Engineering

Sustainability Assistant

Posting Number: 2015061

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Kris Schachel

Department: Sustainability

Majors: Art, Art-Communication Design, Biological Sciences-Ecology , Design, Forestry

Toxicology Undergradute Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015064

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Michael Lydy

College: Science College Dept: Zoology

Majors: Open to all Majors, Animal Science, Biological Sciences-Ecology , Chemistry, Forestry, Geology, Geology-Environmental Geology, Microbiology, Zoology, Zoology-Environmental Biology, Zoology-Fisheries Biology, Zoology-Wildlife Biology

Architect/Engineer Assistant

Posting Number: 2015069

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Walter Bogard

Department: Physical Plant

Majors: Architectural Studies, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering-Environmental Engineering, Design, Engineering Technology, Engineering, Undecided, Interior Design, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Mining Engineering-Geological Engineering, Pre-Major (Undecided)

Research

Posting Number: 2015072

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Belle Wooward

College: Applied Sciences and Arts College Dept: ISAT

Majors: Open to all Majors

Software Developer

Posting Number: 2015075

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Shahram Rahimi

College: Science College Dept: Computer Science

Majors: Computer and Electrical Engineering (dual degree), Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems Technologies

River Restoration Undergraduate Assistantship

Posting Number: 2015078

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Matt Whiles

College: Science College Dept: Zoology

Majors: Agribusiness Economics, Agricultural Systems and Education, Agricultural Systems and Education-General Agriculture, Biological Sciences (College of Education and Human Services), Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Ecology , Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering-Environmental Engineering, Economics, Forestry

Characterization and Freeze Thaw Durability of Recycled Aggregate samples from Southern Illinois

Posting Number: 2015080

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Prabir Kolay

College: Engineering College Dept: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Majors: Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering-Environmental Engineering

Government and Political Ethics Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015082

Hours: 15 Hours per week

Contact Name: David Yepsen

Department: Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

Majors: Art, Forestry, Forestry-Wildlife Habitat Management and Conservation, Forestry-Wildlife Habitat Management and Conservation, History (College of Liberal Arts), Journalism, Journalism-New Media News Production, Journalism-News-Editorial, Law-Pre, Management, Paralegal Studies, Paralegal Studies-Pre-Law, Philosophy, Philosophy-Pre Law

Undergraduate Assistant: Biomechanics and Integrative Movement Laboratory

Posting Number: 2015083

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Michael Olson

College: Education and Human Services College Dept: Kinesiology

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Education and Human Services), Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Electrical Engineering, Exercise Science, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine-Pre, Physical Education Teacher Education, Physical Therapy-Pre, Physiology, Zoology

Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015086

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Michael Hylin

College: Liberal Arts College Dept: Psychology

Majors: Animal Science, Biological Sciences (College of Education and Human Services), Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Medical Education Preparation, Medicine-Pre, Physiology, Psychology, Rehabilitation Services, Science, Undecided

Assistant to Coordinator of Marketing for the SIU Department of Theater

Posting Number: 2015087

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Vincent Rhomberg

College: Liberal Arts College Dept: Department of Theater

Majors: Art, Art-Communication Design, Business and Administration, Design, English (College of Liberal Arts), Journalism, Journalism-Advertising, Journalism-Advertising/Integrated Marketing Communications, Management, Management-Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Speech Communication

Child Clinical Intervention Coordinator

Posting Number: 2015089

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Mary Louise Cashel

College: Science College Dept: Psychology

Majors: Early Childhood, Early Childhood-Child and Family Services, Psychology, Social Work

Clothing Curation Assistant

Posting Number: 2015090

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Susannah Munson

College: Liberal Arts College Dept: University Museum

Majors: Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art (College of Liberal Arts), Art-Art Education (College of Liberal Arts), Art-Art History, Art-Ceramics, Art-Communication Design, Art-Drawing, Art-General Studio, Art-Glass, Art-Industrial Design, Art-Metalsmithing, Art-Painting, Art-Printmaking, Art-Sculpture, Design, History (College of Liberal Arts)

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015091

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Tan Chai

College: Engineering College Dept: Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes

Majors: Mechanical Engineering

Sculptor

Posting Number: 2015092

Hours: 15 Hours per week

Contact Name: Ron Dunkel

Department: Student Center

Majors: Open to all Majors

Executive Producer

Posting Number: 2015096

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Jan Thompson

College: Mass Communication and Media Arts College Dept: Radio-TV-Digital Media

Majors: Radio, Television, and Digital Media, Radio, Television, and Digital Media - Production-Radio/Audio, TV/Video

Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015097

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Seung-Hee Lee

College: Science College Dept: School of Architecture

Majors: Design, Fashion Design Merchandising-Fashion Merchandising

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015099

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Christopher Cooley

College: Engineering College Dept: Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes

Majors: Mechanical Engineering

Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015100

Hours: 15 Hours per week

Contact Name: Gregory Rose

College: Medicine College Dept: Anatomy

Majors: Art, Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Biological Sciences (College of Education and Human Services), Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Biomedical Science, Communication Disorders, Computer Science, Information Systems Technologies, Medical Education Preparation, Medicine-Pre

Early Childhood Research Assistant/Coordinator

Posting Number: 2015102

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Karla Fehr

College: Science College Dept: Department of Psychology

Majors: Early Childhood, Early Childhood-Child and Family Services, Early Childhood-Preschool/Primary, Elementary Education, Medicine-Pre, Psychology, Social Work

Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015107

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Reza Habib

College: Liberal Arts College Dept: Psychology

Majors: Open to all Majors

Paleobiology Assistant

Posting Number: 2015109

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Scott Ishman

College: Science College Dept: Geology

Majors: Biological Sciences-Ecology , Geology

Laboratory assistant

Posting Number: 2015111

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Liliana Lefticariu

College: Science College Dept: Geology

Majors: Open to all Majors

Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015112

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Jared Porter

College: Education and Human Services College Dept: Kinesiology

Majors: Open to all Majors

Undergraduate Researcher (Alternative Energy Systems in Aviation)

Posting Number: 2015113

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Steven Goetz

College: Applied Sciences and Arts College Dept: Aviation Management and Flight

Majors: Aviation Flight, Aviation Management, Aviation Technologies, Aviation Technologies-Aircraft Maintenance, Aviation Technologies-Aviation Electronics, Aviation Technologies-Helicopter Maintenance, Management

Coastal Ecology Assistant

Posting Number: 2015114

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Loretta Battaglia

College: Science College Dept: Plant Biology

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Science), Biological Sciences-Ecology , Forestry, Plant Biology, Zoology, Zoology-Environmental Biology, Zoology-Wildlife Biology

Production Assistant

Posting Number: 2015116

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Thomas Fagerholm

College: Liberal Arts College Dept: Department of Theater

Majors: Theater

Undergraduate Therapeutic Recreation Assistant

Posting Number: 2015117

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Vicki Lang-Mendenhall

Department: Touch of Nature Environmental Center

Majors: Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Early Childhood, Early Childhood-Child and Family Services, Elementary Education, Forestry, Forestry-Forest Recreation and Park Management, Health Care Management, Health Education, Management, Nursing-Pre, Pre-Professional, Occupational Therapy-Pre , Physical Education Teacher Education, Physical Therapist Assistant,

Earthquake aftershock modeler

Posting Number: 2015118

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: James Conder

College: Science College Dept: Department of Geology

Majors: Geology, Geology-Geophysics, Mathematics (College of Science), Physics, Physics-Computational Physics

Horticulture Food Crops Technician

Posting Number: 2015125

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Bradley Taylor

College: Agricultural Sciences College Dept: Plant, Soil and Agricultural Systems

Majors: Crop, Soil, and Environmental Management, Crop, Soil, and Environmental Management-Crop Production and Management[Science and General], Horticulture , Management, Plant Biology

NMR / Laser Spectroscopy Assistant

Posting Number: 2015127

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Boyd Goodson

College: Science College Dept: Chemistry and Biochemistry

Majors: Chemistry, Chemistry (College of Science), Chemistry-American Chemical Society Certification , Chemistry-Biochemistry, Chemistry-Business, Chemistry-Comprehensive Chemistry, Chemistry-Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry-Forensic Chemistry

Developing GPU-based Gibbs Samplers for IRT Models Undergraduate Assistant

Posting Number: 2015130

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Yanyan Sheng

College: Education and Human Services College Dept: Counseling, Quantitative Methods, and Special Education

Majors: Computer Science

IMEL Lab Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015131

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Tsuchin Chu

College: Engineering College Dept: Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes

Majors: Mechanical Engineering

Advanced Energy Resources Librarian

Posting Number: 2015135

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Melinda LaGarce

College: Applied Sciences and Arts College Dept: School of Architecture

Majors: Architectural Studies

D.R.S. and S.A.M. Lab

Posting Number: 2015136

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Aaron Scott

College: Liberal Arts College Dept: School of Art and Design

Majors: Architectural Studies, Art, Art-Communication Design, Art-Industrial Design, Computer and Electrical Engineering (dual degree), Computer Engineering, Design, Design-General Design, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering-Computer Engineering (dual degree), Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology-Electrical Engineering

Mathematics Tutors

Posting Number: 2015137

Hours: 15 Hours per week

Contact Name: Kathleen Perichak-Spector

College: Science College Dept: Mathematics

Majors: Biological Sciences (College of Education and Human Services), Biological Sciences (College of Science), Chemistry, Chemistry (College of Science), Chemistry-Biochemistry, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering-Environmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering

Cybersecurity Engineer

Posting Number: 2015138

Hours: 20 Hours per week

Contact Name: Sam Chung

College: Applied Sciences and Arts College Dept: School of Information Systems and Applied Technologies

Majors: Information Systems Technologies

Undergraduate Program Assistant

Posting Number: 2015139

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Jeff Goelz

Department: Recreational Sports and Services

Majors: Open to all Majors

Mathematical modeling research

Posting Number: 2015141

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Gregory Budzban

College: Science College Dept: Mathematics

Majors: Chemistry, Chemistry (College of Science), Chemistry-American Chemical Society Certification , Chemistry-Biochemistry, Chemistry-Forensic Chemistry, Computer and Electrical Engineering (dual degree), Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Economics-Financial Economics, Electrical Engineering

Visualization im mathematics researchan

Posting Number: 2015142

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Jerzy Kocik

College: Science College Dept: Mathematics

Majors: Mathematics (College of Science)

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015143

Hours: 15 Hours per week

Contact Name: Andrey Soares

College: Applied Sciences and Arts College Dept: ISAT

Majors: Computer Science, Information Systems Technologies

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Posting Number: 2015144

Hours: 10 Hours per week

Contact Name: Meungguk Park

College: Science College Dept: Kinesiology

Majors: Marketing, Recreation, Social Work, Sport Administration