RA Positions Available for Fall and Spring 2018-19
POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR FALL AND SPRING 2018-19
3 positions are available with Prof. Sumita Chakravarty for graduate students in Media Studies. Please see below for details.
Position # 1: RA (4.5 hrs/wk @ $ 18.40 an hr for 30 weeks)
Duties: overall maintenance of migration project websites: http://m2lab.net and http://migrationmapping.org; updating of the news archive on a weekly basis; help with outreach and social media accounts; creating data visualizations or other web-related content as needed.
Skills needed: strong familiarity with WordPress; online media research and/or production skills; web design or content management experience preferred.
Position # 2: RA (5 hrs/wk @ $ 18.40 an hr for 30 weeks)
Duties: creation, design, and mailing of monthly Newsletter related to migration project/website: blogging; updating and analyzing datasets
Skills needed: ability to work with WordPress; excellent writing or blogging skills; video or audio production skills preferred
Position # 3: Project Assistant for SMS online journal Immediacy (upto 10 hrs/wk @ $ 15.00 an hr for 30 weeks)
Duties: Work on all aspects of a new issue of the journal, from start to completion (see http://immediacy.newschool.edu)
Skills needed: website design; basic coding; excellent research and writing skills; interest in media history, theory, and current issues.
Qualifications for all the positions:
Applicants must have a GPA of 3.8 or higher, strong research, writing and technical skills, familiarity with online and social media platforms, strong work ethic, ability to work independently and conscientiously; respect for deadlines.
Applicants must be students at the New School through 2018-19 and preferably past their first semester in the program. Once hired, the student is expected to set aside a specific day of the week for the project.