Job Title: Research Assistant (RA)
Company: Private/ PhD Candidate
Salary: Depending on experience and abilities. Highest range would be: $750-850/month for BA holders, $900-1000/month for MA.
Hours: 40 effective hours per week (excluding lunchbreaks). Daily from 8-3, including Saturday, with half an hour break every day. Slight changes on hours may be discussed if RA so wishes.
Degrees: Assistant has to have a BA as a minimum, preferably in history or political science. Degrees in Philosophy, English Literature, and other fields of humanities are welcomed. Other majors may be considered should the candidate prove potency and desire.
Experience: Not required, but a plus.
Language: Fluency in English is the only requirement. Arabic and French are a plus.
Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Duration: Four months period starting beginning (or alternatively mid) October. The period is extendible for another two to three months if both parties wish so, with a raise.
Description: The employer will provide the assistant with a long Word document of unedited primary sources, with footnotes indicating the source. The text has the sources randomly placed. The RA will read and discuss the document’s contents with the employer daily over Skype. As a result, a more detailed outline will emerge, and the sources are rearranged according to the outline with headings, sub-headings, and sub-sub-headings (and possibly further “subs”). Subject of research is intellectual and political history. Other steps such as archiving and scanning and converting documents into Word may be required.
Vacations: The RA is entitled for only one paid day off per month, including official holidays and sick days. In December only: Christmas and New Year are two days off.
Send: Send CVs to 243881 ( a t ) xxx with a subject “Job Offer”
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