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Graduate Assistantships and Employment

New Job Posting Template (for Schools/Departments who want to post a graduate position)

A limited number of graduate job opportunities are assigned by individual schools and departments on a competitive basis. Full-time students will assist with faculty research, tutoring and administrative tasks. Graduate assistants may receive a stipend (that varies from program to program) and often a partial or full tuition scholarship.  Please be advised that Unversity policy does not permit us to hire a student who may already be employed in any other capacity at the University.

Grad students who qualify may apply for federal work-study positions on campus, or take on part-time, off-campus employment opportunities in Pittsburgh.

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Position Title:  Graduate Assistant Start Date:  January 8, 2015
Dept/School:  Dept. of Educational Foundations & Leadership, School of Education Position Type:  Hourly
Position Description:  The Graduate Assistant will work under the direction of Dr. Gibbs Kanyongo on a grant to evaluate the ASSET project entitled "Investing in Innovation (i3) Case Studies Evaluation."  This project involves reviewing audio file transcripts for common themes and providing brief written reports summarizing the results.
Contact Person:  Lori Jockel Contact Info:  412-396-1195 or jockell@duq.edu
Additional Information:  The Graduate Assistant must: have knowledge of Excel and SPSS and be familiar and comfortable using the software to organize large amounts of data, examine properties of variables (e.g., data distributions, evaluate model assumptions, etc.), manipulate data structures, and conduct statistical analysis; have successfully completed a Statistics 2 course or higher; be able to communicate results clearly and completely in professional written language as well as verbally; have the ability to organize large amounts of data, mostly quantitative but some qualitative data as well; be detail-oriented to ensure accuracy of results; be available to participate in meetings with other faculty and graduate assistants on the grant; and, have good communication skills, be able to collaborate well with others, be able to complete activities in a timely fashion and meet deadlines.