Research Assistant III – Political Science

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on April 21, 2020

Employee Group:  PSAC
Job Title:  Research Assistant III
Department: Political Science
Wage or Salary: $15.63 per hour
Hours of Work: 10 hours per week
Start Date:  May 4, 2020
Number of Positions available: 1
Length of Appointment: 16 weeks

Project:
The editor-in-chief of Nationalism & Ethnic Politics is seeking a student assistant to assist at all stages of the peer review process. Nationalism & Ethnic Politics is a peer-reviewed journal published by Taylor & Francis Group with 4 issues per year.

Duties:
– assist the Editor-in-Chief at all stages of the peer review process, including
– initial processing and assessment of new manuscript submissions,
– compiling lists of potential referees,
– ensuring manuscripts accepted for publication adhere to the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) citation style.
– correspond with the Editor-in-Chief

Qualifications/Experience:
-senior undergraduate student (e.g., 3rd or 4th year)
-background in social sciences, with preference given to Political Science
-interest in research/peer review/academic publishing
-strong writing, editing, and communication skills
-competence with Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition

To Apply:
Application packages should include a cover letter, updated CV, and name and contact information for two references.
Applications should be emailed to: Dr Allison McCulloch at mccullocha@brandonu.ca

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