Open Positions

Hourly Graduate Research Assistant

Reports To:

  • Dr Lisa M. Hooper, Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair for Research and Director for the Center for Educational Transformation.

Terms of Employment:

  • Positions are available for the academic year and summer.

Compensation:

  • Hourly compensation is $16.50 per hour.

Position Description:

As an hourly student employee and graduate research assistant, you will assist with the procedures associated with the conceptualization and conduct of ethical, culturally responsive research. Priority will be given to applications with a specific interest health, well-being, and working with children and their families. Duties may include:

  • Working with children
  • Working with families
  • Administering standardized protocols
  • Conducting literature reviews
  • Writing annotated bibliographies
  • Writing abstracts and presenting papers for conferences
  • Measurement Development
  • Writing papers literature reviews or other parts of manuscripts
  • Conducting interviews and focus groups
  • Cleaning and managing data
  • Data analysis
  • Attending Center meetings
  • Traveling to schools or other community agencies during the summer (i.e, conducting research activities off campus)

    Qualifications:

    • GPA must be in good standing (i.e. at least a 3.0)
    • Some research experience preferred 
    • Specific interest in research topics related to education, health, culture and diversity preferred
    • Some interest in formal and informal human helping (e.g., coaching, counseling, law, medicine, nutrition, psychology, social work, teaching)

    Application Process and Deadline:

    To apply complete the online application found here.  Submit your unofficial grade report, cover letter, vita, and one letter of recommendation. ​ Instructions for obtaining your unofficial grade report can be found here. Preference will be given to graduate students who are available to begin work on July 1, 2021. 

    Please address any questions or concerns to Dr. Lisa Hooper at lisa.hooper@uni.edu

    Hourly Graduate Research Assistant

    Reports To:

    • Dr Lisa M. Hooper, Richard O. Jacobson Endowed Chair for Research and Director for the Center for Educational Transformation.

    Terms of Employment:

    • Positions are available for the academic year and summer.

    Compensation:

    • Hourly compensation is $16.50 per hour.

    Position Description:

    As an hourly student employee and graduate research assistant, you will assist with the procedures associated with the conceptualization and conduct of ethical, culturally responsive research. Your duties may include:

    • Conducting literature reviews
    • Writing annotated bibliographies
    • Writing abstracts and presenting papers for conferences
    • Writing papers literature reviews or other parts of manuscripts
    • Conducting interviews and focus groups
    • Cleaning and managing data
    • Data analysis
    • Attending Center meetings
    • Assisting in locating and writing grants
    • Measurement development
    • Traveling to schools or other community agencies during the summer (i.e., conducting research activities off campus)

      Qualifications:

      • GPA must be in good standing (i.e. at least a 3.0)
      • Some research experience preferred 
      • Specific interest in research topics related to education, health, culture and diversity preferred
      • Some interest in formal and informal human helping (e.g., coaching, counseling, law, medicine, nutrition, psychology, social work, teaching)

      Application Process and Deadline:

      To apply complete the online application found here.  Submit your unofficial grade report, cover letter, vita, and one letter of recommendation. ​ Instructions for obtaining your unofficial grade report can be found here. Preference will be given to graduate students who are available to begin work on July 1, 2021. 

      Please address any questions or concerns to Dr. Lisa Hooper at lisa.hooper@uni.edu