FUSE Student Researcher - English (Part-Time, Temporary)

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FUSE Student Researcher - English (Part-Time, Temporary)

Position Number: TBD

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Gainesville

Salary Minimum: $10.05 / hour

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Student Researcher Position in the English Department as a part of the Faculty-Undergraduate Summer Engagement Program (FUSE.) The student in this position would be a collaborative researcher on a literary studies project facilitated by an English Department faculty member. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team player who is able to perform literary analysis and use MLA format. Must be available to work for the duration of the FUSE grant period: May 14 to June 29, 2018 (7 weeks).

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The FUSE Student Researcher will:

  • Analyze a literary text
  • Conduct Library research
  • Apply literary theory
  • Draft an essay
  • Apply feedback from reviewers on essay draft
  • Select an academic journal for essay submission
  • Submit essay to an academic journal

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft word

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Currently enrolled UNG student; won't graduate prior to Dec 2018; must have completed an ENGL 2000 level course; English major preferred
  • Some knowledge of UNG library system and how to retrieve hard copy and digital scholarly works

Anticipated Hire Date: 05/14/2018

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.





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Posted: 3/28/2018
Application Due: 4/19/2018
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