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Professor Joseph Heathcott Searching New Research Assistant

Position Title: Research Assistant

 Department: NSPE/Urban Studies

 Description: Prof. Joseph Heathcott is seeking a graduate student to serve as research assistant for the spring term 2020, with possibility of extending to the next academic year.  The student will engage with ongoing textual, visual, and web-based projects.  Must be authorized to begin work immediately.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting literature reviews and searching for scholarly sources
  • Producing bibliographies and managing citations for multiple projects
  • Procuring materials from libraries, archives, or inter-library loan
  • Helping with project management, database creation, web development
  • Managing visual materials, copyright compliance, and reproduction requests
  • Preparing manuscripts for submission to journals, presses, or other venues

 Minimum Qualifications: Student must be able to demonstrate the following for consideration

  • PhD student or advanced Masters student currently enrolled at The New School
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Ability to work independently on complex tasks
  • Knowledge of library databases and search processes
  • Familiarity with Excel or other spreadsheet databases

Preferred Qualifications: Student will ideally demonstrate one or more of the following

  • Ability to read Spanish and/or French
  • Experience working with visual materials
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or equivalent software
  • Familiarity with web content management systems such as Wix or WordPress

 

To apply: Visit the New School careers website and follow instructions from there:

https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/18668

Position Title: Research Assistant

 Department: NSPE/Urban Studies

 Description: Prof. Joseph Heathcott is seeking a graduate student to serve as research assistant for the spring term 2020, with possibility of extending to the next academic year.  The student will engage with ongoing textual, visual, and web-based projects.  Must be authorized to begin work immediately.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting literature reviews and searching for scholarly sources
  • Producing bibliographies and managing citations for multiple projects
  • Procuring materials from libraries, archives, or inter-library loan
  • Helping with project management, database creation, web development
  • Managing visual materials, copyright compliance, and reproduction requests
  • Preparing manuscripts for submission to journals, presses, or other venues

 

Minimum Qualifications: Student must be able to demonstrate the following for consideration

  • PhD student or advanced Masters student currently enrolled at The New School
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Ability to work independently on complex tasks
  • Knowledge of library databases and search processes
  • Familiarity with Excel or other spreadsheet databases

 

Preferred Qualifications: Student will ideally demonstrate one or more of the following

  • Ability to read Spanish and/or French
  • Experience working with visual materials
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or equivalent software
  • Familiarity with web content management systems such as Wix or WordPress

 

To apply: Visit the New School careers website and follow instructions from there:

https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/18668

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