Hi Melody,

Thanks for passing this along, we have it posted on iCareers.

Let me know if you have any questions.


Cameron Seib
Program Assistant
University of Washington | Information School
On Fri Apr 21 11:38:46 2017, melcl...@uw.edu wrote:

  Position Description

  The Technology & Social Change Group ( TASCHA (http://tascha.uw.edu/)) is
  hiring a graduate research assistant to help develop and publish a data
  literacy curriculum for the Data and Democracy 
  project. This position will entail working on curriculum development and
  informal learning instruction for novice individual and organization users
  of data. Candidates should be comfortable with vocabulary and concepts
  related to data literacy and/or data lifecycles, but a deep knowledge of
  data is not specifically required.

  This position will work up to a maximum of 10 hours per week.

  Responsibilities may include some or all of the following duties:

  • Helping to expand and translate an existing data literacy learning model
  into a deliverable workshop curriculum
  • Researching, adopting, or developing activities for novice data users
  • Exploring relevant data sources that can be used for activities
  • Writing clear and easy-to-follow directions
  • Helping research and develop a model for publishing the curriculum on the


  • University of Washington Graduate Student enrolled for a minimum of 10
  credits spring quarter 2017.
  • Basic understanding of data literacy
  • Writing for general audiences

  Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in writing educational material, or developing curriculum for
  informal learning
  • Experience teaching with data
  • Experience developing workshop and educational materials for novice
  learners, or ESL
  • Knowledge of data curation best practices


  Questions regarding salary and benefits should be directed to iSchool Human
  Resources at ihrh...@uw.edu (mailto:ihrh...@uw.edu)

  Application Materials

    * Cover Letter

    * Resume

  Please submit all application materials no later than Apr 28, 2017 to
  ensure consideration. Apply here: https://jobs.ischool.uw.edu/posting/19

  All applicants will be contacted two weeks after the position closes.

  Note: This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract
  and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union
  shop provisions, visit:


  The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity
  employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
  employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
  orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or
  disabled status, or genetic information.

  Please forward questions regarding your online application to iap...@uw.edu 


  Melody Clark

  Communications Manager

  Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA)

  University of Washington Information School

  melcl...@uw.edu (mailto:melcl...@uw.edu) | 206.303.7910

  Twitter: @taschagroup (https://twitter.com/taschagroup) | @melodyrclark 

  tascha.uw.edu (http://tascha.uw.edu/)

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