Assistant Researcher

Charlottesville, VA
Aug 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Researcher

Position Type: Hourly Wage

Department: College of Arts and Sciences

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-10-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Religious Studies, the Darden School of Business and the Contemplative Sciences Center are seeking a part time assistant researcher to work on several distinct projects.

The research will include a curriculum project headquartered at UVA but which is being developed and implemented at several Universities. Additional research time will be spent on assisting with a business innovation and climate change initiative. Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to engage in secondary research, collect and analyze primary data, and conduct qualitative interviews as required. The position will also be partly responsible for editing and reviewing work for a digital collection of field research to be included in an on-line collection of materials. Applicants with fluency in Chinese and English are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0621495, complete the staff application and attach a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Managing Staff Wage Employment Policy:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Applicants must have demonstrated ability to engage in secondary research, collect and analyze primary data, and conduct qualitative interviews. The ability to review research material for quality control purposes is required. The ability to pay attention to detail and to work independently as well as part of a team is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required.

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