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

Location
Dahlonega, GA
Posted
Mar 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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


Position Number: TBD

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Salary Minimum: $10.05 / hour

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Student Researcher Position in the Department of Biology as part of the Faculty-Undergraduate Summer Engagement Program (FUSE). The student will be assigned to a research project that will require filming field interviews, organizing and maintaining of data, and analyzing and disseminating data through conference presentations, publications, and reports. A student enrolled in the College of Education with a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics content specialty area is preferred. 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 Reasearcher will:
  • Assist with academic research including filming interviews.
  • Assist with the editing and preparations of manuscripts.
  • Meet regularly with supervisor to discuss research assignments and attends project meeting.
  • Perform research work in education through interviews.
  • Gather and analyze data using Excel and SPSS.
  • Organize, maintain, and update data management system.
  • Prepare reports and presentations.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must have ability to work independently on assigned tasks
  • Ability to conduct interviews in a professional manner consistent with UNG and IRB policies
  • Efective written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working collaboratively and as part of a team


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Current UNG student who will not graduate prior to December 2018. Student should be enrolled in a 4-year program in the College of Education at UNG. Science, technology, engineering, or mathematics content specialties are preferred.
  • Junior-level student enrolled in the College of Education preferred.
  • A working knowledge of Excel is required. Experience in data management, SPSS, and/or Nvivo is preferred.
  • Travel is required.


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. In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check.

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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