Job posting: Research Assistant(s) (University of Ottawa students)
Deadline: September 17
The goal of the project Sustaining the Knowledge Commons (SKC) is a global sharing of the knowledge of humankind. SKC is financed through a SSHRC Insight Grant. This fall I am looking for 4 research assistants (RAs). There are several different types of tasks that require types skills of skills and knowledge. An RA should have at least one of the following qualifications:
- familiarity with Excel and patience with details
- knowledge of philosophy of technology and/or dialectics
- knowledge of global political economy
- academic writing
- web or popular writing
We work in english or french, in the open research style, using a research blog. Examples:
Salhab, J. & Morrison, H. (2015). Who is served by for-profit gold open access publishing? A case study of Hindawi and Egypt. Sustaining the Knowledge Commons https://sustainingknowledgecommons.org/2015/04/10/who-is-served-by-for-profit-gold-open-access-publishing-a-case-study-of-hindawi-and-egypt/
Kakou, T.L. (2016). Frais de publication/APC: un regard sur les revues en français de Walt Crawford dans DOAJ. Soutenir les savoirs communs.
More information on the project: sustainingknowledgecommons.org
Hours and tasks: negotiable, up to 10 hours / week, September – November
Salary rates: CUPE 2626 http://www.2626.ca/your-rights/salary-rates/
To apply, send an e-mail to the Principal Investigator Heather dot Morrison at uottawa dot ca
State your qualifications and why you are interested in this position. Deadline: September 17, 2019.