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AU Stormwater Research Facility - Research Assistant Positions

Posted: November 9, 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.

Positions are available both at the outdoor research facility in Opelika, AL and at the SRF lab located at the Harbert Engineering Building on campus. The outdoor research facility is in Opelika at 1600 Lee Road 151, which will require a 20-25 minute drive to the facility from campus.


  • 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

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.
  • If working at the outdoor facility, 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

  • Spring 2023

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 the website at or contact Dr. Perez at


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