Dr. Melissa Goodnight (College of Education) is looking for an undergraduate research assistant to help complete a qualitative study exploring the role of gender in conducting fieldwork in India. Specifically, this research examines Indian women’s experiences in collecting data on the quality of primary education in rural villages. The student researcher will gain experience in the following: 1) editing and reviewing interview transcripts; 2) using transcription and qualitative data analysis software (Otter.ai and Dedoose); 3) analyzing qualitative data; and 4) conducting literature reviews.
Hours: The position begins Fall 2021 semester and has the opportunity to extend through the Spring 2022 semester for approximately 5 hours per week. Flexible schedule and the work can be conducted online.
Compensation: The selected student may arrange for either course credit (1-2 credit hours) or hourly pay ($14 per hour).
Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year of a global studies, education, or social science major (e.g., sociology). The ideal candidate will have interests in gender, international research, or qualitative methods. Students of all backgrounds and identities are encouraged to apply.
Contact and Application: To learn more about the project, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested students can apply by sending 1) a cover letter and 2) a resume.