Research Assistant

Feb 16, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Research Assistant posting

Schedule: Part-time/20 hours per week
Benefits eligible: No
Pay grade: 9
Location: Boston Main Campus

We seek a Research Assistant for the Research Institute for Experiential Learning Science (RIELS) at Northeastern University, who will perform applied qualitative
research as well as supportive tasks related to grant-funded investigation into experiential learning. The Research Assistant is expected to contribute in many ways to the research project; typical responsibilities include:
  • Conduct literature reviews;
  • Code and analyze qualitative data;
  • Assist in the preparation of materials for submission to internal and external stakeholders, including academic conferences, and peer-review publication;
  • Maintain accurate records of the research and analysis process;
  • Provide ready access to all experimental data for the co-researchers and/or supervisor;
  • Manage and respond to project-related email;
  • Attend project meetings;
  • Summarize project results; and
  • Assist in the preparation of progress reports for the PI and funding agency
    Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

  • Enrollment in a graduate enrollment or degree at an accredited institution of
    higher education;
  • Academic and/or work experience in the social sciences, including Psychology,
    Sociology, Social Work, Political Science, or Education is a plus but candidates with
    other academic and/or work-related experiences will be considered; and
  • Experience with qualitative data management and analysis.

    Please email your cover letter, resume and references to:

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