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AU Stormwater Research Facility - Research Assistant Positions

Posted: July 20, 2022


The Auburn University Stormwater Research Facility is dedicated to producing innovative and practical solutions for stormwater management. Through interdisciplinary research, product evaluation, and hands-on training, the facility remains on the forefront of stormwater research. The Stormwater Research Facility hires a team of undergraduate research assistants every semester to provide direct support to graduate students. Positions are available year-round.


  • Provide direct support to graduate students conducting large-scale experiments.
  • Assist in setting up experiments, collecting data, operating equipment, performing manual labor, and maintaining facility grounds.
  • Entails manual labor that is fairly physical depending on the tasks for a particular day

Additional Qualifications + Requirements

  • Ability to work at least 3 - 4 hour period on a given day between the hours of 7:45 AM - 4:45 PM. Maximum work hours per week is 20 hours. Preferred availability is in the morning (8 AM - 12 PM) and/or early afternoon (12:45 - 4:45 PM). A schedule can be developed based on your availability as needed.
  • Students should be comfortable working outdoors, have the ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Have transportation to the research lab located at 1600 Lee Road 151, Opelika, AL 36804.

Majors + Class Years Considered

  • All engineering majors
  • All undergraduate and graduate class years

Position start timeframe

  • Year round

Application Materials Required

  • Resume
  • Contact Information
  • Availability to work (clock-in and clock-out, not your class schedule) which should take into consideration drive time to the facility
  • To apply, visit


For more information, visit our website at or email Dr. Perez at


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