Duke University, Sociology

1220 20805
Position ID:Duke-Sociology-AR [#20805, 1420]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Sociology / Sociology of Youth
Appl Deadline:2022/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2021/12/15, finished 2022/02/08, listed until 2022/02/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Sociology is seeking to fill a part-time bi-weekly to full-time, Associate in Research position. Effective immediately and ideally running through at least June 2023. This individual will assist in a range of projects, including collecting data involving youth aging out of the foster care system in New York City, working on several research projects involving the causes and consequences of contact with the criminal justice system, and working with staff members of the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect, among other tasks. The ideal candidate will have a BA in the social sciences (or be nearing completion of a BA in the social sciences), some experience collecting data and/or doing data analysis, and an interest in the child welfare or criminal justice systems, as well as excellent writing and organizational skills.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
417 Chapel Drive
Box 90088
Durham, NC 27708