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Research Assistant - CSD #T00737

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Classification Title Research Assistant - CSD
Working Title Research Assistant - CSD #T00737
Department Comm Sciences & Disorders
Salary Range $20/hour
Posting Information

One graduate assistant (GA) will be hired to assist with data collection, scoring of protocols, and transcription and analysis of the writing samples. GA may include a Ph.D. student in the recently established IDEALL CSD (Inter-Institutional Distance Education Arrangement for Learning and Leadership in Communication Sciences and Disorders) Ph.D. program, which is a partnership between WCU and UNCG. The first Ph.D. students in this program are expected to enroll January 2016.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

Data collection, scoring of protocols,transcription and analysis of writing samples. Ability to recruit and interview research participants. Participation in manuscript preparation. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

Minimum Qualifications

Master-level graduate students or Masters degree in CSD.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. students in the recently established IDEALL CSD (Inter-Institutional Distance Education Arrangement for Learning and Leadership in Communication Sciences and Disorders) Ph.D. program

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Open Date 03/29/2016
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Open Until Filled Yes
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