Professor Beth Simone Noveck seeks a RESEARCH ASSISTANT/GRADUATE ASSISTANT
This position is for NYU students only, with a strong preference for students from NYU Tandon.
Position requires strong writing, research, and web skills and the ability to commit to regular hours both in-person at NYU Tandon campus in Brooklyn and work from home.
This is an excellent opportunity for a hardworking graduate or undergraduate student to gain exposure to the field of technology and government, civic tech, open government and cyberliberties by working for the the Jerry M. Hultin Global Network Professor and Director of the NYU Governance Lab Beth Simone Noveck (her bio: http://thegovlab.org/about/team/beth-simone-noveck/). Professor Noveck is currently undertaking original research on data-driven criminal justice reform.
The successful RA will gain exposure to a wide array of interesting people and ideas.
Duties may include:
Conducting web-based and library research
Collecting and analyzing data
Drafting blog posts, reports and other original writing
Making updates to Professor Noveck’s websites
Researching citations and writing footnotes
Conducting literature reviews
Notetaking and summarizing of interviews
The ideal candidate has demonstrated ability with research, writing and communications and is comfortable with markup, WordPress and social media. A passion for the field, a committed work ethic, and a high degree of professionalism are a must. Strong preference for candidates from NYU Tandon.
Please email a CV, cover letter and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.