#321 Research Assistant – Literature Review of Frameworks and Tools to Improve Data for Decision Making
Location: Bloedel Hall
Start Date: 2019-01-16
End Date: 2019-03-15
Deadline to Apply: Jan 4, 2019
The Information School’s Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA) and the School of Marine Sciences seek a graduate Research Assistant to conduct a literature review of frameworks, curricula, tools, and programs that provide organizations and individuals data skills for better decision making. Of particular interest is capacity building that gives diverse communities with different resources the tools to create and use knowledge in ways that can also support national and international statistics.
This position will work up to a maximum of 20 Hours/Week.
Responsibilities may include some or all of the following duties:
● Search for relevant articles, resources, and projects (20%)
● Analyze literature to determine areas coverage, overlap, and gaps (30%)
● Apply findings from the literature review to better understand best practices in data capacity building programs in select areas of marine conservation (40%)
● Additional literature-related tasks as necessary (10%)
The ideal candidate will have a desire to think critically and creatively about key data skills and how they can be situated in the contexts of different communities. The RA will be working as part of a team and will also need to work independently.
● Graduate student enrolled at the University of Washington during winter quarter 2019
● Enrolled for a minimum of 10 credits during winter quarter
● Proficiency in conducting literature reviews
● Excellent oral and written communication skills
● Demonstrated success in delivering results and desired outcomes
● Ability to work independently
● Background in one or more of the following fields: information science, marine science, public policy, international development
Questions regarding compensation should be directed to iSchool Human Resources at email@example.com
- File: Cover Letter. Required File
- File: Resume. Required File
Please submit all application materials no later than Jan 4, 2019 to ensure consideration.
All applicants will be contacted two weeks after the position closes.
Note: This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit:www.washington.edu/admin/hr/jobs/apl/union-info.html
The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.