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<h3>Research Assistant Position Description</h3>
Local Religion Project
The Local Religion Project (LRP) conducts research and supports teaching on the diverse religious landscape we have here in Silicon Valley. LRP research assistants supports that work in a variety of ways, from collaborating on research projects with faculty to virtual (website) and non-virtual (cabinets) filing and organizing of the materials LRP collects.
Responsibilities fall under one or both of these headings.
<u>Documentation and Website Development</u>
<u>Faculty Research Program Support</u>
Research assistants have access to the LRP office in the Religious Studies Department’s Old Mission House (553 Franklin St). Depending on the research assistant’s focus, the director, associate director, or LRP faculty will serve as their supervisor.
Time: on average, 6-10 hours per week
The ideal candidate is one who can work independently, takes an interest in the LRP, has very good oral and written communication skills, knows (or at least is familiar with) Microsoft Excel, has experience with website development or an inclination to be trained. Being an organized and reliable worker is important.. Eligibility for Work Study is a plus.