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Research Assistant, Department of Sociology - Georgetown College
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The Department of Sociology at Georgetown University is a community of scholars committed to developing students' capacities to understand the social and cultural forces that shape the human experience. Students are encouraged to critically analyze complex social and cultural realities. We strive to foster a lifelong engagement with questions of social justice. We promote ways of imagining and re-imagining the common good and encourage the use of knowledge and skills to realize a more just society.
The role of Research Assistant (RA) is a term position, reporting to the Department Chair and Principal Investigator. The RA will work with senior faculty on several ongoing projects about the effects of public financing programs on political participation in municipal elections. This is a wonderful opportunity to work closely with a faculty member and hone research skills. The Research Assistant Duties will include:
Developing techniques to check for and quantify data entry and record linkage errors.
Cleaning and coding data.
Conducting basic descriptive analyses of newly assembled databases.
Conducting preliminary literatures reviews and preparing citations.
Undergraduate or Graduate level student with skills and experience.
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
Strong background in statistics and familiarity with use of statistical software program (Stata).
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to write and communicate clearly.
Familiarity with disciplinary standards of professionalism
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