CBU Work Study Bursary Program – Research Assistant ANTH/SOCO – Job Number 2015F002


Job/Project Description:

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


Student Qualifications:


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.

Application Details

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:  awards@cbu.ca     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.