RESEARCH ASSISTANT-LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY RESEARCH PROJECT

Campus/Location:
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Date Announced:
02/11/2020
Job Number:
93522
Work Unit:
Penn State Behrend
Department:
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Full/Part Time:
Part–Time
Hourly Rate:
$9.50

Description

This research assistant position will consist of at least 5 hours per week; paid at a $15/per hour rate. The research assistant will support the "Linguistic Diversity and Institutional Language Policies in Erie" research project being conducted by Prof. Ian Michalski. The project takes a sociological and linguistic approach to understanding linguistic diversity in communities. Research assistant tasks will include: updated maintaining an image database, general literature review, building a bibliographic database, aiding in the preparation of survey materials, transcription of audio-recorded interviews, etc. Necessary skills and qualifications include a familiarity and general competency using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, familiarity with PSU Library online catalog and databases, an interest in public policy, Non-Profit institutions, languages, community outreach, etc. The position will offer substantial flexibility regarding schedules and work location as long progress is made toward accomplishing established weekly tasks.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088