Please provide the following materials in your application:
1. Letter of Interest
3. Current transcript (date through spring 2017 or summer 2017)
4. Three Letters of Reference including one faculty member from your program.
The ENGAGE Grant is housed in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education and Professional Studies. It is a grant of the Bilingual Education/Teaching English as a Second Language Program. The grant is a five-year grant; now in the second year.
Graduate and undergraduate research assistants are students who, in the course of their academic training, are employed in part-time or temporary research positions, where the student's academic training is based in part on the research performed. All duties and services of graduate and undergraduate research assistants are to be carried out under the supervision and direction of faculty or administration. These duties may include assisting a faculty member in descriptive, exploratory or experimental research; publication activities, data collection, data management and/or data analysis.
The Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) will assist the grant Principal Investigator (PI) and the other grant investigators in data collection, data anaylsis, and other grant research aspects as needed. The position is 20 hours a week for Fall 2017 (16 weeks), Spring 2018 (16 weeks) and Summer (4 weeks).
Experience in data collection and analysis is preferred but not required.
The position requires the following skills and abilities.
1. The ability to maintain accurate and timely records electronically.
2. Analytic abilities to participate in data analysis including statistical data and qualitative data analysis.
3. The ability to follow instructions and complete tasks independently.
4. The ability to work cooperatiavely with a team.
5. Strong technology skills.
6. Professional maturity to keep grant data information confidential.
Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.
Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.