Job Opportunity with Prof. Zimman – Apply by October 1st

Lal Zimman, in the department of linguistics, is seeking a research assistant to help with transcribing conversations and sociolinguistic interviews as well as other basic sociolinguistic research tasks (e.g. organizing or coding data).
The ideal candidate will 1) have taken (or be currently enrolled in) courses in discourse or sociolinguistics, and 2) have some experience with or knowledge of transgender/gender non-conforming communities. However, neither of these is required, so applications are welcome from those who have only one, or potentially neither, of these qualifications.
The application deadline is OCTOBER 1st, and the successful candidate must be available to begin working immediately (i.e., on or around October 2nd). The commitment for this position is 6-10 hours of work per week through the last day of classes (12/12/13). Pay scale is $10.08-11.21, depending on amount of experience working for the college.
To apply, email a brief letter of interest that specifies your relevant experience to by Tuesday, 10/1/13.

Details about the position:

Type: Part-time
Department: Linguistics
Classification: Student Assistant III
Description: RA in Sociolinguistics. To assist in close transcriptions of interviews and conversations as well as basic tasks related to data analysis (e.g. organizing or coding data).
Qualifications: Previous coursework in Discourse or Sociolinguistics is preferred but not required. Experience with or knowledge of transgender and/or gender non-conforming communities is preferred but not required.
Documents needed: Letter of interest
Application method: Email
Hourly Rate: $10.08-$11.21
Federal Work Study: FWS Accepted
Hours per week: 6-10
Application deadline: October 1, 2013
Number of positions available: 1
Start Date: October 2, 2013
End Date: December 12, 2013
Preferred Classes: Junior, Senior
Preferred Major: Linguistics

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