Casual Research Assistant

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: PartTime

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Department of Biology

Position Summary:

  • Perform data cleaning tasks on a large database of mammal attributes on a research project;

  • Perform data analysis using R;

  • Interpret the data;

  • Write a data paper (report);

  • Meet with supervisor and graduate students twice weekly to discuss research project progress.


  • Experience with digitizing information from textbooks;

  • Experience manipulating large datasets;

  • Good communication and writing skills.

Experience and education:

  • Background in university ecology courses;

  • At least one semester of experience working in a lab focused on quantitative ecology.

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Hourly Salary:


Hours per Week:

10 (Part time)


Stewart Biology Bldg


Assistant Professor

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