Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Dearborn, MICHIGAN

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Job Summary


The Social Sciences Department seeks a student research assistant (Research Assistant I - 028100 (P/A - Grade 03)to help SSCI faculty complete various research projects.  SSCI faculty conduct research in a variety of areas, including history, economics, political science, geography, public policy, public administration, urban and regional studies, and various intersections of these subject areas.

At this time, work will be performed remotely.

The student hired will perform a variety of routine research tasks, such as library research; literature reviews; web searches; transcription; data collection, compilation, coding, tabulation, and document analysis.  They may also participate in group observation, administer questionnaires, conduct interviews, or conduct other activities necessary for collecting primary data.

Required Qualifications

  • Student in good standing at the University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • Cumulative grade point average of B or better
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Eligibility for employment with the University 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience conducting research
  • Experience working with faculty on research projects
  • Experience working with Excel, SPSS, or other software related to quantitative analysis
  • Experience with GIS software
  • Junior or Senior standing
  • Successful completion of a research methods course with a grade of B or higher
  • Extreme attention to detail

Pay Rate: $10 - $15 per hour, depending on qualifications

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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