Research Assistant Opportunities

Posted: 05-04-21
Job Title: Research Assistant on Climate Change – Sarah Bush

Start Date: ASAP
End Date: August 1, 2021
Minimum and Maximum Hours Per Week: 10 / 15
Pay rate per hour: $15

Job Description:

This research assistant will collect various type of qualitative and quantitative data for a project on global attitudes about climate change. A primary task will be to develop and implement a system for coding news articles concerning climate change. The research assistant may also be responsible for other tasks that arise, such as gathering information about oil and gas firms or classifying open-ended responses to survey questions about climate change.

Job Requirements:

This position is just right for someone who is interested in global environmental politics, has excellent attention to detail, is highly dependable, and is comfortable working independently. In addition, the ideal candidate would have taken courses in political science, international relations, or related fields. The position will require that you commit to at least 10 hours of work per week for at least two months. To apply, please submit a resume and short cover letter/statement of interest to Both documents should be submitted as PDF attachments with your last name in the title. In your cover letter, please indicate when you are available to start. If you have Spanish or Portuguese language skills, please highlight that, as well, although they are not necessary for the position.