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Research Assistant (Temporary)

Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 23, 2024

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

You will be asked to list your first and second choice mentors. Please upload and attach the following required document: resume. Please refer to the School of Science program information guide 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: 02/22/2024
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Located along New Jerseys 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 5,000 students in 62 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four 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 170-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.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Parks 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" in the Regional Universities North category, is listed in The Princeton Review's "The Best 389 Colleges: 2024 Edition", Money magazine's "Best Colleges in America 2023," Forbes' "America's Top Colleges 2023", and is recognized in Washington Monthly's annual college guide and rankings.

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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