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<http://tascha.uw.edu/projects/data-for-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 

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 

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> | 

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