Graduate Assistantships

History, Criminology, & Sociology Programs

Reports to: Dr. Jeremy Rich, Dr. Patrick Seffrin, Dr. Hannarae Lee, Dr. Jeffrey Clutter

Description:

The History, Criminal Justice and Sociology programs are seeking a full-time graduate assistant to assist faculty research efforts.  The graduate assistant duties will include: 1) conducting research using the Marywood library databases and Google scholar; 2) working with library staff to acquire research articles as well as book chapters that may not be available directly through databases such as EBSCO host and Google scholar; 3) coding data and developing statistical methods for analyzing data; 4) reading and summarizing peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters; 5) finding and downloading data from websites such as ICPSR; 6) listening to interview recordings and detecting errors in written transcripts; 7) working on departmental and related websites; 8) attending weekly or bi­weekly meetings with other Marywood faculty to discuss the results of these inquires.

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Psychology and Counseling Department

Reports to: Dr. Richard Behun, Dr. Jennifer Barna, Dr. Janet Muse-Burke

Description:

The Counseling Program is seeking a full time graduate assistant with a strong interest in professional counseling.   The graduate assistant will engage in a collaborative learning and supervision experience working with faculty, current and prospective  graduate  students, undergraduate  students, advisory  council members,  and supervisors. The graduate assistant will be involved in research activities and tasks including: (1) literature reviews; (2) data collection, analysis and interpretation; (3) writing manuscripts; and (4) professional presentation development and facilitation.  Additionally, the graduate assistant will manage program services such as the program website, Facebook, and Moodle pages and assist with program survey development,  data collection, and  analysis.  The successful candidate should be familiar with Moodle, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with survey and basic website design would be helpful but is not required.

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Science, Math, & Computer Science Department

Reports to: Dr. Lisa Antoniacci

Description:

The Marywood Science, Math and Computer Science department is seeking a full-time graduate assistant with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry or Biotechnology to work for one academic year (20hr/week) under the supervision of Dr. Lisa Antoniacci.  Previous experience as a lab assistant, a research student, and/or a position in the biotech industry is preferred. The research involves several facets of chromatin activity and the regulation of this activity at the nuclear envelope in yeast. The graduate assistant will be expected to 1). Use the current literature to sustain the research project, 2). Maintain a detailed lab notebook, 3). Optimize and troubleshoot research protocols, 4). Work independently in a lab setting, and 5). Communicate findings/data with the scientific community.

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