Research Assistant

The New School

United States

November 11, 2021


Research Assistant

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Position Title: Research Assistant Requisition Number: 0406072931 Location New York City Position Type: Student Department: SPE/Dept Admin. Humanities Responsibilities:

Terri Gordon, an associate professor of Comparative Literature, is seeking a research assistant for approximately 10 hours a week during the fall and spring semesters to help with two book projects: The Walls of Santiago: Social Revolution and Political Aesthetics in Contemporary Chile (in production) and From Site to Text: The Memory and Politics of Gender-Based Violence in Chile Under the Dictatorship (in process). For The Walls of Santiago , the assistant will help design an electronic portfolio/website of photographs drawn from the book.

For From Site to Text , the RA will be responsible for carrying out library, internet and archival research and will assist with Spanish transcriptions and translations.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Must be highly organized and able to work independently.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Google Docs, Adobe Photoshop and research platforms.
  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Web design experience.
  • Interest in human rights and transitional justice.
  • Submit a current curriculum vita and a one-page cover letter explaining your interest in the job, your academic interests and any relevant experience.
  • Samples of your website / design work would be helpful.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    Strong writing skills

    Job Family: Schools of Public Engagement Posting Date: 10/08/0021 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes

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