Dr. Melissa Goodnight in the College of Education is looking for 1 to 2 undergraduate research assistants to help complete a qualitative study exploring the role of gender in conducting fieldwork in India. Specifically, this research examines Indian women’s experiences as they travel and interact with others to collect 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 and Compensation: The position begins this spring semester and has opportunities to extend through the summer for approximately 5 hours per week. The schedule is flexible, and the work can be conducted online or in person. 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 or junior year of a global studies, education, or social science (e.g., sociology) major. 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, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested students can apply by sending 1) a cover letter (explaining their interests in the project and experience), and 2) a resume.
Available for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021