06/05/2017 (All day)
Call for applications for the Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) position at the Center for Race & Gender
Application Deadline: Monday, June 5, 2017, or until position is filled.
Appointment: 25% time position (approx. 10 hours per week), August 2017 through May 2018, with the option to renew for the next academic year.
Salary: $1,000 (approx. monthly rate) + partial Fee Remission if applicable
Must be a registered UC Berkeley student.
The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of California, Berkeley that supports critical and engaged research on race, gender, and their intersections. Launched as a result of the 1999 Ethnic Studies Student Strike, the CRG cultivates innovative research and creative projects, and generates exchange among faculty and students throughout the university, between the university and local communities of color, and among scholars in the Bay Area, in the US, and around the globe.
• Update CRG web site, adding content, audio & video links, events and outreach.
• Editor of CRG’s semesterly newsletter (FaultLines), overseeing all aspects of producing the newsletter, including creating content, assigning and writing articles. Works with CRG’s graphic designer on final layout.
• Organize the biweekly speaker series, the CRG Thursday Forum Series, including publicity and logistics.
• Contribute to the intellectual development of the CRG, including participating in key research initiatives, fundraising projects, and plans for organizational growth.
• Assist as needed in logistics, publicity, and photography for CRG conferences, symposia, lectures, and working groups.
• Demonstrated ability to write clearly, coherently, and accurately, and a solid comprehension of writing fundamentals.
• Experience with coordinating events, including outreach.
• Previous knowledge of web site development and/or updating, preferably with WordPress.
• Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, faculty, and students both verbally and in writing.
• Flexibility and ability to take on tasks as they arise and be able to work independently.
To apply: E-mail your cover letter, resume/vita, and writing sample to: Alisa Bierria, firstname.lastname@example.org