Job Category:

Student Research Assistant


Pay: TBD

Full Job Description

This is a part-time, non-benefited position. Only NDSU students are eligible to be hired in this position. Unsolicited applications to this posting will NOT be considered.

Description, Duties, and Responsibilities:

Please consider applying to the Intergroup Hostility Project. The Intergroup Hostility Project aims to advance the understanding of intergroup conflict through the assembly of a comprehensive database. This project will collect the use of religious language by hate groups (as identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center) in their “About”, “Take Action”, “Staff”, and “Donate” pages of their website. The research assistant will be tasked with coding various websites, entering data into a Google Sheets document, and other tasks associated with data collection and cleaning. Students are expected to work around 5 hours per week and should have some background and interest in sociological research.

Requirements & Competencies:

Students are expected to have experience with entering data into Excel/Google Sheets. Prior experience with data management, data analysis, and content coding is not required, but highly desired. Past research experience is also a plus. This position requires access to a computer and internet.

Work Location:

This position is 100% remote. Training and meetings will be conducted through Zoom.

Hours & Schedule:

Students are expected to work around 5 hours per week. The schedule is flexible.


Please include within application if you are currently or have in the past 12 months been employed with NDSU, the North Dakota University System or any other North Dakota State agency. If so, include which agency/department, as well as your how many hours you work a week and in the past 12 months.

Employment Eligibility

NDSU determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify system: What is E-Verify? New employees to NDSU must present specific identification to determine their employment eligibility no later than their first day of work. To view the identification required, please see the List of Acceptable Documents. You will be required to have one item from List A OR one item from List B and List C.

Company – North Dakota University System

Website: https://ndus.edu/

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