Graduate Assistant (Research), Sociology and Criminology

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Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Graduate Assistant
Job_Number: 02440
Closing: 05/31/21
Location: Main Campus
Division: Graduate Employment

General Summary

The Research Graduate Assistant performs research as a majority of their service. Working closely with one or more faculty members, assist with scholarly activities or research. Potentially included all phases of research from design through literature review, data collection, analysis, writing, and preparation/presentation of findings.

The Research Graduate Assistant receives a stipend and a tax-exempt tuition waiver.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Assist university faculty/staff with research-related projects or assignments that require the advanced discipline skill of graduate students.

Other departmental related duties (e.g., assisting with teaching duties) as required.

Qualifications

Ability to work up to 20 hours per week (10 hrs. for 50% assistantship) is required.

GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.

Must submit resume [highlighting: any research experience, substantive areas of academic interest, languages spoken, familiarity with statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS, R, STATA, SAS), spatial analysis software (e.g., GIS), or qualitative analysis software (e.g., NVivo, ATLAS.ti), skills in qualitative or quantitative analysis, publications, internships, awards/honors, relevant work experience, teaching experience, scholarly conference presentations, and leadership experience].

Applying for admission or currently enrolled in either the Criminology MA Program, Sociology MA Program, or School, Society & Violence MA Program.

Maintenance of a 67% course completion is required.

Enrollment in at least 6 credits for fall and winter semesters is required.

For a full-time GA appointment, the University provides a tuition scholarship for up to 18 credit hours in each academic year (September 1 to August 31) of the assistantship.

For graduate assistants who are appointed to part-time positions and for GAs who begin employment after the start of the semester, the number of credit hours covered by the award will be prorated.

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Posted: 5/5/2021
Application Due: 6/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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