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Teachers College, Columbia University Graduate Assistant (non-operating) Statistics in New York, New York

Graduate Assistant (non-operating) Statistics

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Position type: Student

Location: New York

Categories: Research

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Funded by the Department of Homeland Security, Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess is leading a project that will demonstrate how non-inclusive pedagogies and curricula can instigate educational displacement, isolation, and othering. The team will launch a multi-module professional training program aimed at addressing the gap in professional development for educators in countering biases as a method to mitigate risks and amplify protective factors against targeted violence and the radicalization of students in U.S. classrooms. This project is looking for a Graduate Research Assistant to design, manage, and execute quantitative data collection and analysis as part of the research design for the aforementioned project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Attendance at Internal Team Meetings on a weekly basis.

• Responsible for the quantitative data collection and analysis component of the project.

• Manage the organization, presentation, and reporting of quantitative data analysis to the team.

• Prepare data analysis reports for publications and conference presentations.

• Develop competency in literature on radicalization and bias in education.

• Build a rapport with the internal team to synergize efforts and collaborate on deliverables.

• Independent, organizational, and critical thinking skills.

• Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required:

• Demonstrated experience with regression analysis and other statistical tools including but not limited to:

o Binary logistic regression

o Probit regression

o Multinomial logistic regression

• Time Management and comfort working on multiple projects simultaneously.

• Excellent analytical, written, and communication skills.

• Experience and interest in quantitative analysis in relation to education.

• Experience or interest in Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Bias curriculum and training.

• Experience and interest in program and curriculum evaluation.

• Translates quantitative analyses and findings into accessible visuals for all stakeholders and multiple audiences and provides a clear view into interpreting data.

Other Information & Compensation:

• Work 15 hrs/week during Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semester

• A student cannot hold another Graduate Research Assistantship position simultaneously.

• This position will earn $5000 for the Fall of 2022 semester and for the Spring 2023 semester.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter through the TC Hiring page immediately and no later than October 31, 2022.

Advertised: Apr 29, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Oct 31, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time