Research Assistant (Temporary)

New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
May 11, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Monmouth University

Research Assistant (Temporary)

Department: School Of Science

Position Summary:
Anticipated Openings

Program Highlights for Students: Employment as a paid student researcher for the summer, pending funding of all projects; Potential to earn college-credits for research experience; Opportunity to be a researcher in a student-faculty collaborative research team; Gain research experience that is invaluable for future employment in industry and for entry into graduate and professional school programs; Weekly lunches and social events for students to interact with other student-researchers and faculty members; Present research at an informal symposium; Seminars on topics such as career development, science ethics, and graduate school.


The program is open to undergraduate college/university students. A limited number of openings may be available for selected high school students and incoming first-year students at Monmouth University. Priority acceptance is given to Monmouth University students.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications for the Summer Research Program are reviewed on a competitive basis. In a typical year, approximately 25% of applicants were accepted to participate.

Research Projects

School of Science Summer Research Program participants will have the opportunity to carry out exciting original research in collaboration with faculty from the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, Computer Science and Software Engineering, Mathematics as well as the University's Urban Coast Institute.

The Application Process

Please see the Summer at Monmouth web site for more information regarding applying and registering for summer courses (if you are working in the SRP for credit) and campus housing.

For More Information

If you have any questions about the Summer Research Program, please contact

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Preferred Qualifications:
Rising senior high school student or current college students.

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Posting Date: 02/11/2021
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Located along New Jersey's northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,700 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including three doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University's student-athletes.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park's legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review's “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine's “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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