About Over Zero: Over Zero, a project of the Hopewell Fund, was founded to reduce, prevent, and create long-term societal resilience to identity-based violence and other forms o group-targeted harm. We specifically focus on the role of communication in either fueling or counteracting this type of violence. Our work involves equipping leaders from different sectors with tools for violence prevention and response and conducting and translating relevant research (for example, on sacralization of values, on the impact of COVID-19 on hateful and dangerous speech, and on promising and effective approaches to counteracting online hate speech). Throughout our work, we collaborate with a range of academics, researchers, and practitioners globally.
Over Zero is seeking a Research Assistant or Associate to join its team. This is an exciting position for someone who is passionate about research and social impact.
The Research Associate will support Over Zero in conducting:
If you are highly organized, pay close attention to detail, enjoy engaging in a range of quantitative and qualitative research projects, this may be the perfect position for you!
Essential Responsibilities and Tasks:
We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is passionate about building resilience to division and violence in the U.S., skilled at managing timelines, and detail-oriented. The ideal candidate for this position will be a recent B.A./B.S. graduate with some research experience, or an M.A. graduate with prior interest or work on these issues.
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