Student Research Assistant - 12836BR

Student Research Assistant

Department: 
East Asian Languages&Cultures
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

The research lab of Dr. Sanako Mitsugi is hiring a student hourly research assistant, starting mid-September, to assist with projects in second language acquisition.

Job Description

Primary duties include analyzing and annotating collection of various Japanese texts, and organizing and managing data. This person should have strong organizational skills in addition to strong communication skills, be detail-oriented, motivated and have the ability to work independently.

Required Qualifications

  1. Native or near native fluency in Japanese as evidenced in application material or in previous work experience
  2. Available to work on campus for a block of 3 or more hours at a time throughout the semester
  3. Basic computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
  4. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments)

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Willingness to coordinate with the lab to arrange certain hours as needed, on a flexible basis
  2. Coursework in Linguistics or East Asian Studies

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a cover letter and resume. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position along with any work related experience, plus a reference letter from a KU faculty member. Send the reference letter to mitsugi@ku.edu. Only complete applications will be considered.

To ensure consideration submit application by 11:59PM on 9/20/18. Application review begins 9/21/18.

Contact Information to Applicants

Sanako Mitsugi
Mitsugi@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$12.00/hr

Anticipated Start Date

26-Sep-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
12836BR
Department:
East Asian Languages&Cultures
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student
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