The Research Assistant would work on a number of tasks with Professor Tracey Harris related to research on the Tiny House Movement. They would be responsible for locating news stories, blogs, and videos on the movement and entering this data into a qualitative methods software package. They would also have the opportunity to engage in preliminary thematic analysis of the data.
Retrieving news articles, blog sites, and YouTube videos on the Tiny House Movement
Entering data into qualitative analysis software, ATLAS.ti
Completing preliminary thematic analysis
Locate relevant news articles, blogs and videos online
Entering qualitative data into software package
Develop a competency in using qualitative software
Above the first year of study.
Completion of introductory course in Sociology and Qualitative Research Methods a definite asset.
Preference given to those with an interest in environmental sociology and/or social movements.
Start Date: Mid-September
End Date: Mid-December
Hours: All positions are part time, hours TBD
Only eligible students can apply to a CBU Work Study Bursary position. If eligible send resume, cover letter and an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program to: firstname.lastname@example.org Submissions that do not include an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program will not be considered. All applications must also reference the above Job Number.
To determine eligibility and to complete an application go to: http://www.cbu.ca/come-to-cbu/tuition-finances/scholarships-bursaries/applications/
Deadline to apply is September 11, 2015.