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Research Assistant, Inclusion in Information Systems, Center for Research on Equitable and Open Scholarship (CREOS), MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Research on Equitable and Open Scholarship (CREOS), MIT Libraries seeks undergraduate or graduate Research Assistants to contribute to a white paper related to the "National forum on principles of accessibility and inclusion for the design of library systems." Research assistants will contribute to desk-research, data-collection, and qualitative analysis in the area of inclusive information systems. Research assistants work directly with the Principal Investigator. Particular responsibilities include: directed reading of professional publications; literature reviews and desk research; testing or prototyping of software tools for research; data modeling and analysis, and draft writing a research paper.

Qualifications: Information Science, Social Science or Humanities concentrations are desired, strong English language writing skills are required.

Hours & timeframe: 10-20 hours a week July through August. Additional hours are available, specific hours are flexible, and work can be performed on-site at MIT or offsite using online collaboration tools. There is a potential for extension in the fall semester, contingent on available funding and work progress

Salary: $20/hr

How to apply: Please apply with a cover letter and Resume/CV to

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin

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