Title InformationAssistantship Title Graduate Research Assistant
Job Class Code 10095 FLSA Exempt Minimum Qualifications
1. Must be admitted to a graduate degree program. 2. Must be in good academic standing 3. Be registered full-time for the respective semester – nine (9) semester credit hours during the fall semester, nine (9) semester credit hours during the spring semester, or three (3) semester credit hours during the summer session or be registered in the required number of semester credit hours to fulfill the only remaining requirements of the degree plan.
Position InformationPosting Number A0899
Working Title Graduate Research Assistant- Literatures & Cultural Studies Location Edinburg, Texas College College of Liberal Arts Department College of Liberal Arts / Literatures and Cultural Studies Division Provost - Academic Affairs FTE .250 Scope of Job
Assisting with research for a multivolume collection of nineteenth-century British primary sources about Latin America: checking and correcting formatting and documentation style, looking up and obtaining articles from databases, downloading and editing pdfs, potentially researching sources to double-check historical information.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications
Meticulous eye for detail and organization, experience with citing sources, familiarity with UTRGV library website search and databases such as British Periodicals; Microsoft Word; Adobe Acrobat. Will also be required to use GoogleBooks.
Experience reading, researching and using primary sources, especially before the twentieth century. Also, Spanish reading fluency and ability to translate would be helpful.
Salary Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 09/01/2023
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