Just a friendly reminder that TASCHA is hiring a graduate research assistant
and applications for this position are due by this Friday, April 28th. Please
do apply if you are interested!

Thank you,



From: Melody Clark
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Subject: TASCHA is hiring a Graduate Research Assistant

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 web


• 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 

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