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If interested, please submit a short cover letter and resume to Dr. Maya
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
—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
—Other related duties as needed
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.
Pay is $10/hour for a total of 50 hours during the Fall 2021 semester
(September 1st-December 17th)
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