University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Graduate Research Assistant/Carlos and Stephanie Manrique de Lara Endowement in Edinburg, Texas
Assistantship TitleGraduate Research Assistant
Job Class Code10095
- Currently admitted to the Graduate School2. Be in good academic standing3. Be registered full-time for the respective semester (nine semester credit hours during the fallsemester, nine semester credit hours during spring semester, six semester credit hours during thesummer session(s)), or in the required number of semester credit hours to fulfill the only remaining requirements on the degree plan.
Working TitleGraduate Research Assistant/Carlos and Stephanie Manrique de Lara Endowement
CollegeCollege of Sciences
DepartmentCollege of Sciences / Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
DivisionProvost - Academic Affairs
Scope of Job
Graduate Assistants will be assigned the research faculty with calculations and simulation of partial differential equations related to quantum field theory in some cosmological models using Mathematica and Maple software.Using remote access from home to university computing resources.Mathematical derivation of formulas for the solutions of partial differential equations.Verifications of some formulas using Mathematica.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications
• Knowledge of linear algebra, differential equations, advanced calculus, numerical methods, quantum mechanics, analytical mechanics.• Advanced knowledge of Mathematica software or Maple; or the ability to learn to do so through other programming experiences.
Number of Vacancies1
Desired Start Date01/01/2021
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