CSW is Hiring: 25% Graduate Student Researcher for Winter and Spring 2017 Quarters

The Center for the Study of Women (CSW) is hiring a 25% Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) for the Winter and Spring 2017 Quarters (January 1 – June 30, 2017). Position includes graduate student fee remissions benefits. Possibility of continuation of appointment based on satisfactory performance.

JOB DUTIES

  • Conduct research work for CSW’s research projects (https://csw.ucla.edu/cswresearch)
  • Working Group: Participate and/or lead a working group CSW’s Chemical Entanglements project (https://csw.ucla.edu/cswresearch/chemical-entanglements)
  • Research: Read, interpret, and evaluate primary and secondary sources
  • Writing: Compose high-quality content for online publications (blog posts, social media posts), literature reviews, research summaries and reports, and newsletters
  • Grants: Research potential grants for research projects, particularly Chemical Entanglements, and compose proposals
  • Interviews: Conduct phone, in-person, and/or video interviews with academic and non-academic sources
  • Network: Identify and conduct outreach with scholars outside of UCLA to solicit contributions to research projects; research gender-related projects around campus and aggregate information
  • Staff CSW events, conferences, and symposia

Hours are flexible but students must maintain regular schedule.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • UCLA graduate student (master’s or doctorate) in good academic standing
  • Skills or interest in science and technology studies, gender studies, anthropology, sociology, public policy, information studies, cultural studies, environmental studies, or related fields
  • Organized, responsible, thorough, and timely
  • Able to create content for website and social media (write blogs, create online videos)
  • Adept at conducting library and online research using primary and secondary sources
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Able to organize, analyze, and assess qualitative and quantitative data
  • Able and willing to read academic texts from a variety of disciplines that may be outside your field of study

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience conducting interviews
  • Grant-writing experience

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled. Interviews will begin as soon as possible.

Please apply and upload the following materials at https://uclacsw.submittable.com/submit/66563

  • Cover Letter (explaining qualifications for position and research projects)
  • CV
  • Writing Sample (no more than 10 pages and must be sole-authored)
  • Two (2) References (please include contact information)

WORK STUDY

Work study funding is not required for these positions. However, if applicant qualifies for work study for the 16-17 academic year, please indicate on application.

QUESTIONS?

Contact Kristina Nyden

Management Services Officer

Center for the Study of Women

kristina@women.ucla.edu

 

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