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Student Assistants - Climate & Diversity Committee

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job No: 501375
Division/Organization: College of Letters & Science
Department: Physics
Job Type: UW Student Assistant
Remote Eligbility: Partially Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $1,287.50
Job Categories: Leadership, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism/Work Ethic, STEM, Graduate Assistant-Research, Graduate Assistant-Programs/Projects, Honoring Context and Culture, Higher Education-Student Affairs


Department Overview:

The UW–Madison Physics Department awarded its first PhD in 1899. Since then our students have earned degrees in virtually every area of physics, and our faculty have played key roles in myriad important research efforts. We are training over 170 PhD students as the next generation of physics researchers who are already earning recognition and making significant accomplishments in their field. Each year, our instructional teams teach introductory physics to nearly 2000 undergrads from majors across campus. And we’re proud to have the longest-running hands-on science museum (the Ingersoll Physics Museum), one of the longest-running science demonstration shows (The Wonders of Physics), and the first MS in Physics–Quantum Computing program in the country.

Anticipated Start Date:

January 10, 2022 (later start date is possible)

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):

May 31, 2022, may be extended through summer and possibly Fall 2022, if mutually agreeable.  

Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

The majority of the work will be in Chamberlin Hall. Some remote work may be possible, per campus policies.  

Anticipated Hours Per Week:

33.4% Project Assistant appointment.  


13.36 hours per week, specific hours to be worked out with Prof. Bose.

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:

This will be a graduate PA appointment at a full-time annual salary rate of $50,112. At 33.4% this would be a gross bi-weekly amount of $643.75.  

Number of Positions:



Graduate standing on the UW-Madison campus. Any major welcomed.  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Advanced interpersonal communication and intercultural skills, and the ability to skillfully manage multiple priorities. 
  • Interest and experience in working with and supporting students from under-represented and minoritized identities. 

Position Summary/Job Duties:

  • Provide support for special programs and initiatives that may be undertaken by the Climate & Diversity Committee for increasing diversity and inclusion at the department level
  • Help build diversity awareness through organization of relevant workshops and training sessions.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Physical Demands:


Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement:

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:


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