University of Michigan Dearborn

United States

November 8, 2021


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How to Apply

If interested, please submit a short cover letter and resume to Dr. Maya Barak:

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the faculty advisor, the Research Assistant will be responsible for supporting ongoing academic and teaching projects in the areas of criminology and criminal justice, immigration, legal sociology, and critical pedagogy. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

—Creation of annotated bibliographies and literature reviews

—Copyediting/formatting articles and book chapters for publication

—Analysis of qualitative and/or quantitative data, including possibility of co-authored publication (if desired)

—Supporting web and social media needs as related to research and teaching projects

—Other related duties as needed

Desired Qualifications

Open to any UM-Dearborn student with at least sophomore standing. Past experience working in student-faculty collaborations (e.g. research/teaching assistant, Supplemental Instructor, campus tutor, etc.) is strongly preferred. PEERRS ethics certification (or other similar IRB research certification) is preferred.

Skills/Abilities: Strong analytical, editing, and writing skills are prefered. Ability to work independently. Experience working with Atlas.ti, Nvivo, and/or Qualtrics is preferred.

Work Schedule

Pay is $10/hour for a total of 50 hours during the Fall 2021 semester (September 1st-December 17th)

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

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