Learning Sciences Research Institute: Project READI
Project READI in the Learning Science Research Institute is seeking up to 3 part-time, hourly Office Assistants.
This is a 10 hour per week position with additional hours available up to 20 per week.
Project READI is an IES funded 5-year grant under the reading for understanding (rfu) umbrella. Project READI is a multi-institution, multi-disciplinary collaboration designed to develop instructional interventions that support adolescent learners in developing reading for understanding in three content areas – literature, science, and history. Project READI focuses on reading for understanding as the capacity to engage evidence-based argumentation drawing on content from multiple texts. We are developing interventions in three disciplinary content areas – literary analysis, history, and science – across grades 6 – 12.
Responsibilities for this position include:
. Management of data for several thousand students, including scanning, photocopying, labeling, and filing.
. Data entry using Microsoft Excel.
. Coding of data using a structured codebook.
. Other duties as needed.
This position is ideal for an undergraduate in education or social sciences who is interested in classroom-based research and has or wants some experience with office work. Strong attention to detail and proficiency in basic Microsoft Office
software are required.
Minority students and students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Please submit letter of interest and resume to MariAnne George, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org