Student Hourly Research Assistant

Position Overview

Professor Hong Vu is looking for a highly motivated student interested in assisting with data collection and analysis. This is a 19-hour per week position running from October 1, 2023, to May 20, 2024, with possible extension.

Job Description

50% - Collect data relevant to research topic
30% - Clean data for use in research findings
20% - Review literature relevant to research topic

Required Qualifications

  1. Experience in data collection, as evidenced in application materials.
  2. Knowledge of communication theories, as evidenced in application materials.
  3. Experience working with databases; doing content analysis and interviewing participants, as evidenced in application materials.
  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).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Good oral and written communication skills.
  2. Ability to analyze qualitative & quantitative data is a plus.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes a cover letter and a resume or CV. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.

To ensure consideration apply before the application review date 9/29/2023. A review of applications will continue until qualified candidates are identified. Anticipated start date is as soon as possible.

Contact Information to Applicants

Hong Tien Vu

Advertised Salary Range

$10.00 per hour

Work Schedule

19-hours per week

October 1, 2023 to May 20, 2024 with possible extension.

Anticipated Start Date

Sunday October 1, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  26233BR
  • Department:  Journalism
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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