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Student Research Assistant Opportunity

Posted by Tim on September 4, 2018 in Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities

Sociology

Research Assistant (RA) Position Description

Job Type:  Full Time

Hours/week: Specific hours to be arranged. (Around 240 hours total)

Salary:  $11.00/hour

Term:  Contact supervisor to get information on the subject.

Department:  Sociology

Supervisor of Position:

The RA serves under the direct supervision of Aysegul Balta Ozgen, a PhD candidate in the department of sociology.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes CITI and other IRB-required online training modules on research ethics.
  • Transcribes interview data.
  • Codes transcribed interview data.
  • Conducts literature review/library research.
  • Meets with supervisors on regular basis to maintain ongoing communication
    regarding the quality of the assistant’s performance.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Current enrollment in the sociology/social sciences majors.
  • Subject knowledge and oral/written communication skills to discuss and document research progress.
  • Ability to work independently and accurately and to solve technical issues that arise during the course of the research.
  • Ability to apply sound research techniques, methodology and logical critical analysis.
  • Strong organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Preference for candidates who are bilingual in English and Turkish/German/Arabic.

To Apply: please send your resume to aysegulb@buffalo.edu.