Gender Equality in the Language Curriculum Project Graduate Assistant
Language Curricula and Gender Working Group Graduate Assistant (1) – starting September 2022, running through August 2023
The Language Curricula and Gender Working Group seeks one Graduate Assistant (GA) to join our interdisciplinary team and support its projects and activities.
The GA will help with compiling an up-to-date bibliography related to the subject matter and have adequate skills to streamline and summarize relevant information. They should also help collect data from existing textbooks and teaching materials to be evaluated by the researchers. The GA should have technological skills to design surveys and interview questionnaires. IT knowledge in survey analysis, statistics and results are recommended. In addition, the ideal candidate would have interest in languages and language teaching and researching skills.
The GA appointment will begin in September 2022 and will continue through the full 2022-2023 academic year.
Ideal Candidates will:
- Be self-driven and able to work independently
- Have an interest in language teaching and language teaching related issues
- Possess technological skills to design surveys and interview questionnaires
- Note: IT knowledge in survey analysis, statistics and results recommended.
- Display excellent attention to detail and reliability
- Be familiar with multiple social science, humanities, engineering, and/or policy fields and disciplines and interested in issues related to one or more UN Sustainable Development Goals
- Be invested in understanding and facilitating trans- and interdisciplinary global research
- Have experience utilizing a wide range of government, NGO, United Nations, corporate, scientific, and similar institutional databases and reports
- Have experience with manuscript and grant drafting, editing, support, research/bibliography skills, co-authoring, and similar experiences
- Multilingualism is preferred ( at least two languages)
Graduate Assistantships are open to all disciplines enrolled in The Graduate School at Northwestern University. PhD students are eligible to be funded in their 3rd through 5th years. At the home school’s discretion, Humanities and Social Sciences PhD students may use up to 4 banked quarters to extend their funding through their 6th year.
In order to accept the appointment, selected Graduate Assistants must have the approval of the program DGS and primary thesis adviser.
Graduate Fellows and Assistants must meet the eligibility requirements set for all students receiving financial aid and must follow all TGS Regulations Governing Recipients of University Assistance.
Monthly stipend (at advanced rate from current minimum TGS stipend rate) and tuition
Application: Please compile all of the below materials into a single PDF document and send to Ariel Schwartz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Cover letter: Please describe your [research/career/professional] goals and how you envision this GAship will help you meet those goals. (500 words or less)
- Research abstract (500 words or less)
- Current CV (5 pages or less)
- Contact details for two references
The deadline for applicants to submit all application materials is Friday, June 24th (by 11:59 p.m. CT).
Email Ariel Schwartz at email@example.com with questions.