Physics Lab Grader

Weber State University
August 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$ 15.00
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Negotigation
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Weber State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive environment by welcoming all individuals, including culturally diverse staff, faculty, and student body. WSU values every individual by embracing all identities through the promotion of belonging, creativity, and uniqueness. We strive to create environments which are welcoming, inclusive, and equitable for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected categories, such as disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, national origin, veterans status, or others, as required by law and university policy (see Weber State University's Policy and Procedure Manual 3-32).

Position Information

Position Title Physics Lab Grader

Requisition Number H01590P Position Category Hourly/Work Study Campus Location Weber State University - Ogden, UT Hours per week No more than 6 hours a week Months per year Alternate work schedule Pay Grade Salary Hourly Pay Rate $ 15.00 FLSA Job Summary/Basic Function

Lab graders provide assistance to the lab instructors in grading PHYS 2019/2219 and PHYS 2029/PHYS 2229 lab assignments.

This is a pooled position. Applicants are selected from the pool as positions become available. After a period of time the pool will expire and applicants will be notified.

Required Qualifications

Must be a current student at Weber State University.

Individuals interested in applying to be a lab grader must have completed a Trig- or Calc-based physics course with a laboratory section with a grade of B or better.

Lab aides for first semester introductory courses must have completed a lab accompanying PHYS 2010/2210, and lab aides for second semester introductory course must have completed a lab accompanying PHYS 2020/2220.

Applicants should have an interest in physics as well as in teaching others. A basic understanding of data collection, spreadsheets and computers skills is necessary. Good understanding of scientific and math concepts is necessary.

Lab graders may need to complete training sessions on a regular basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Physics experience preferred. Hiring preference will be given to Physics & Astronomy Department majors and to those who have worked previously as Physics & Astronomy Department lab aides or graders.

Background Check? No

Posting Detail Information

Job Open Date 08/28/2023

Review Date 08/30/2023 Job Close Date 08/28/2024 Open Until Filled Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // Notes to Applicant

To apply, complete the online application, attach a resume, and cover letter. Transcripts are optional.

If you are hired, please keep in mind that you will need to complete the appropriate Payroll and HR documents prior to beginning work.

The screening of applicants will begin immediately.

Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), individuals who have worked in a salaried capacity for Weber State University are ineligible to be hired as an hourly or adjunct employee at Weber State for six months.

ADA Essential Job Function

ADA Essential Job Function

Physical Activity of this position Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance., Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Physical Requirements of this position Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects, including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing only occasionally if ever. Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision. Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading. The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position. None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  • Have you taken PHYS 2010 or PHYS 2210? If Yes, how long ago did you take it and how did you perform in the course?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Have you taken PHYS 2020 or PHYS 2220? If Yes, how long ago did you take it and how did you perform in the course?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Have you taken a lab accompanying PHYS 2010 or PHYS 2210? If Yes, how long ago did you take it and how did you perform in the course?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Have you taken a lab accompanying PHYS 2020 or PHYS 2220? If Yes, how long ago did you take it and how did you perform in the course?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe any of your skills that are relevant to this position.
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