Center for Social Research

New search for CSR’s next Assistant Director

CSR has a ton of work to do, so we are expanding our team. We are looking for great candidates with relevant Master’s or PhD degrees to fill our Assistant Director position. Having been the Assistant Director myself, I can tell you that the job is a challenging and rewarding platform on which to build a great career in research. Calvin College and CSR are increasingly connected to the community, technically sophisticated and involved in a broad array of interesting on- and off-campus projects. To get more information, visit employment.calvin.edu or contact us at 616 526-7799 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Posted by Neil Carlson on Monday, November 04, 2013 at 12:25 PM
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Employment Opportunities

We are searching for a full-time recent-Calvin-graduate Research Associate and for student Research Assistants to start work in early summer 2016. To be considered, applications should be submitted as soon as possible, no later than February 19, 2016. We do not currently have openings for Research Specialists.

Student Research Assistants

Student research assistants support and manage ongoing projects. Common tasks include data entry and audio transcriptions, but the RA job is primarily about problem-solving in response to unique project needs. We seek out applicants with strong personal initiative, who can take responsibility for meeting project deadlines and communicate clearly with on- and off-campus clients. Due to the extensive training we provide for our research assistants, we are particularly interested in students who have at least one or two years left at Calvin.

CSR offers a unique opportunity to develop academic research skills, technical knowledge and business teamwork. If you have the motivation, we will help you to further develop your abilities. For more details on skills and qualifications, view the full job description below.
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Research Specialist

Research Specialists are full- or part-time employees with exceptional interests and/or skills in technical field(s), such as statistical analysis, computer programming, database management, geographic information systems (GIS), web sites and graphic design, etc. Specialists may be project managers for technical projects and may supervise and train undergraduates involved in related research tasks. The Research Specialist position is a full-time, 1- to 2-year appointment for recent Calvin graduates only.

CSR offers a high-caliber opportunity to develop your resumé through learning academic research skills, technical knowledge, and business teamwork. This is a prime opportunity for graduating seniors interested in gaining practical experience before applying to graduate school in the Social Sciences. For more details on skills and qualifications, view the full job description below.
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Research Associate

The Research Associate assists in the management of ongoing campus and community projects. As part of this project management, the Research Associate supervises, trains, and supports the student research team. The Research Associate is responsible for assigning project work, making and meeting deadlines, preparing data, conducting data analysis, and working alongside the other CSR staff to meet project goals. We seek out applicants with strong personal initiative, who have a background in statistics or similar quantitative or technical work with data, are familiar with the Social Sciences, and possess the ability to communicate clearly with on- and off-campus clients. The Research Associate position is a full-time, 1- to 2-year appointment for recent Calvin graduates only.

CSR offers a high-caliber opportunity to develop your résumé through learning academic research skills, technical knowledge, and business teamwork. This is a prime opportunity for graduating seniors interested in gaining practical experience before applying to graduate school in the Social Sciences. For more details on skills and qualifications, view the full job description below.
Contact CSR about this job | View job description [PDF] | Apply online | Current Staff

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