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Job Posting ID# 64526


Employer Information

Name:
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Address Line 1:
136 Hoy Rd
Address Line 2:
Rhodes Hall 651
City:
Ithaca
State:
NY
Postal Code:
14853

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Meg Ross
Contact Title:
Administrative Assistant
Telephone Number:
607-255-8129
Telephone Extension:
Email:
mfr47@cornell.edu

Job Specifics

Term:
Academic
Worksite:
Remote and/or Rhodes 651
Region:
Cornell Campus
Title:
Mitofsky Fellow Graduate Assistantship
Job Classification Level:
Level I
Employer Type:
Cornell Employer
Supervisor:
Kathleen Weldon
Job Description:
Working directly with the Director of Data Operations and Communications, GAs assist with the preparation of new data received from a variety of public opinion sources and the processing of older data requested by the user community.

The Mitofsky Graduate Assistantship provides a full year of PhD funding including tuition, stipend and healthcare.

Duties will most likely include:
- Cleaning and harmonizing data
- Writing syntax to read and translate ASCII data files
- Performing basic statistical analyses
- Proofreading data labels
- Participating in other archive-related projects

Required Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
- Pre or Post A-Exam Doctoral Candidate matriculated at Cornell
- Prior research experience using data
- Knowledge of a statistical package, such as SPSS, SAS, R, and/or STATA
- Conscientious attention to detail and accuracy
- Excellent interpersonal skills and independent problem-solving abilities
- Good written and oral communication skills

Preferred:
- Awareness of the purpose and use of metadata
- Prior experience working with a digital data archive or repository
- Experience analyzing public opinion data
- Dissertation research that relates to public opinion

Work Schedule:
Flexible
Weekly Hours:
10
FWS Required:
No
Number of Positions Available:
1
How to Apply:
Applications including a letter of intent listing at least one faculty reference, current CV and current transcript are due by 5 PM on Friday, March 11 and should be submitted via email to mfr47@cornell.edu.
Paid:
Yes
Wage:
Above
Employment Start Date:
08/25/2022
Employment End Date:
05/19/2023

Career Field Information

Career Field:
All Majors - opportunities open to everyone
Career Field:
Research Opportunities
Career Field: