Self-Help - Research Assistants

East Carolina University
  • Location
    Greenville, North Carolina
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Jan 11

Position description

ECU Department of Political Science is currently seeking several Research Assistants. 
An assistant professor in the Department of Political Science seeks a student part-time assistant to work on a text-to-data research project. The position will assist the professor with the collection of data on cabinet ministers and other political elites across countries between 1946 and the present. The ideal candidate will be competent in Excel and have a strong interest in comparative politics and data science.


Preferred (Majors, Experience, GPA, etc.)

Political science students preferred, particularly those interested in comparative politics or international relations. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Experience working with large datasets. At least 10 hours of availability. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong capacity to perform well-sourced internet research. Ability to maintain electronic and in-person communication on project progress.

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