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Research Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 03/07/2018
Working Title Research Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Summer
Job Type Student
Job Category Research
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking summer research assistant to assist with qualitative data analysis (including transcribing, coding, and drafting analytic memos). Most of the work will be done remotely, with weekly in-person team meetings. Employment is on an hourly basis. The project is focused on adolescent literacy teaching and learning in an urban school context.

Job Requirements

Job responsibilities:
• Data extraction (coding of study characteristics)
Highly qualified applicants will have a Master’s in education or a related field and some experience with qualitative research.

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 $20.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 1
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-15
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 5300 Wesley W Posvar Hall
Posting Number S-06312-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
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter