Part-time research assistant - Penn State Law - Jamison Colburn

    University park, PA

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    Penn State Law in University Park is seeking part-time employees for various positions for the Summer of 2020 as well as the 2020-2021 Academic Year.

    Positions include research assistants, research support, grading assistants, law clinic support, law library support, student tutors, teaching assistants, and IT support.

    Responsibilities may include:
    • Assisting with research projects to include collecting, compiling, reviewing data
    • Conducting research on various legal practice areas
    • Writing and editing legal and educational documents
    • Providing support for instructional planning
    Other positions may include duties such as providing IT support, and general office work including filing, mailing and photocopying.

    Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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    To be considered, applicants must apply online. Applications will be received on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed as the need arises.


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    Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

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    University Park, PA
    Posting ID: 558255581Posted: 2020-05-21