Campus Opportunities

Gateway Upperclassman Buddy

Purpose of the Job:
Assist first-year Gateway Scholars with their integration into the Brandeis community by providing them with authentic opportunities to speak English.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
Must be a native English speaker. Must be a current sophomore or junior. Must commit to a full academic year of employment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an interest in cross-cultural experiences required. Must be organized and able to work well independently.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Each Upperclassman Buddy will meet with their First-Year Buddy approximately once every two weeks for two hours to do a Brandeis-related activity together (such as going to the gym, going to a club meeting, going to a social or sporting event, etc.). At the end of each month, the Upperclassman Buddy will write a report describing the activities and the interactions. Each Upperclassman Buddy will be paired with at least two First-Year Buddies.

Special Instructions:
Please submit both a cover letter and resume as a single document.

Wage/Hours: $13.00/hr, 1-2 hours/week

Deadline: Until Filled


Data Management Research Assistant, Politics Prof. Klausen

Purpose:
Prof. Klausen is looking for undergrad & grad RA to assist in her research on domestic radicalization and the role of social networks.

Skills:
CITI training, coding skills, attention to detail, proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint. Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team-based environment. Foreign language proficiency or statistical analysis experience desirable. MUST have knowledge of the procedures guiding the research.

Duties:
Catalog and organize over data to create a database and networks of domestic terrorists in the United States and Europe. Translate and analyze information. Investigate current and archival information on convicted terrorists and known terrorist organizations to determine trends in domestic terrorism

Wage Rate: $11.00/hour

Hours: Flexible

Number of Openings: 2

Hiring Manager: Jytte Klausen

Length of Employment: Academic Year

Professor Jytte Klausen is looking for undergraduate and graduate research assistants to assist in her research on domestic radicalization and the role of social networks in the evolution of Al Qaeda-inspired violent extremism in the United States, Canada, Western Europe, and the Antipodes. Previous projects have been funded by the United States Department of Justice, the United States Department of Defense, and the United Kingdom Home Office. For a
description of the project see: http://www.brandeis.edu/klausen-jihadism/.

The work is done on campus in one of her offices. The hours and days are flexible with the restriction that you need to work Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM for a minimum of 10 hours per week during the semester. Preference is given to students who are able to continue to work on the project in academic year and through the summer. Students will be required to go through training in research with human subjects and the CITI certification
program (http://www.brandeis.edu/ora/compliance/irb/training.html).

Deadline: Until Filled