Position: TemporaryPart-Time Research/Administrative Assistant Israel Studies Hours: 10-15 or more, if necessary. Pay: $15.00 per hour Location: Evanston Campus Approximate start date: ASAP Approximate end date: August 2021, Might be further extended.
Temporary Job Description:
Great opportunity for recent graduates! The Research Assistant will help the professor in collecting and analyzing published material in English on political movements in the Middle East. The Research Assistant will conduct independent research to identify research sources, mainly from newspapers and journals, extract data and structured information from published literature and other sources. Assist professor with creating a collection of all his oeuvres/works, books, articles, etc. The Research Assistant will be required to prepare concise academic analysis and summaries of the material collected according to specific criteria and the directives of the investigator. The Research Assistant will also assist the professor in class development, web search, and some administrative and clerical tasks. Research Assistant will meet with investigator regularly to discuss progress. Recommendations are welcomed as are samples of previous research works.
Writing and editing proficiency
Strong communication skills.
High level of organizational skills and attention to detail.
Diligent and can work independently
Bachelor or Graduate degree in humanities, preferably in History or Political Science
Experience in similar academic research work, ideally focusing on the Middle East area
MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
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