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Doctoral Student Worker

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 11/20/2017
Working Title Doctoral Student Worker
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring
Job Type Student
Job Category Research
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

Evaluation and research assistant positions, open to graduate students in the school of education; doctoral students preferred. The positions offer flexible work schedule of 10-20 hours/week that will accommodate student’s classes. This position is perfect for a graduate student looking to gain experience in the field of educational evaluation and research, as it involves participative support in school, regional, and state-wide projects. It will also develop a student’s data collection, analysis, reporting, and presentation skills. Being extremely proactive and attention to detail, strong observational skills, and computer literacy are required. Duties include: literature reviews; instrument development; data collection (i.e., survey administration, interviewing, and observation); entering and verifying data collection; quantitative and qualitative data analysis; editing reports and documents; and preparing materials for evaluation projects and presentations. Applicants with interests in education, evaluation, and assessment are especially encouraged to apply. Pay starts at $15.00-$20.00/hour with opportunities for growth across years; can be used with federal work study program.

Job Requirements

Duties include: literature reviews; instrument development; data collection (i.e., survey administration, interviewing, and observation); entering and verifying data collection; quantitative and qualitative data analysis; editing reports and documents; and preparing materials for evaluation projects and presentations. Applicants with interests in education, evaluation, and assessment are especially encouraged to apply.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $15.00-$20.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 4
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-20/week
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Flexible

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location WWPH 4139
Posting Number S-05840-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter