Student Research Assistant, Canadian Literature
Douglas College
New Westminster, BC, CA
9h ago

Work Arrangements

Hours of work : up to a maximum of 20 hours / week. The work terms for this position are : 1.Fall 2019 : September 3, 2019 December 16, 2019 2.

Winter 2020 : January 2, 2020 April 22, 20203.Summer 2020 : May 4, 2020 August 16, 2020This position will be located in the English Department

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms.

It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC’s Top Employers. We love what we do. And we’re looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada’s best colleges even better.

The Role

Under the supervision of faculty, the research assistant will provide data entry and conduct library and internet research relating to literary authors in Canada.

The student researcher may also be involved with the analysis and preparation of data for publication.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision and direction of faculty, the research assistant will : 1.update and maintain research databases, 2.

conduct library and web research as required,3.produce tables and other illustrations of data

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • Must be detail oriented and able to work independently
  • Must be familiar with or willing to be trained in Filmmaker, Word, and other software as required
  • Interest in Canadian literature will be considered an asset
  • Domestic students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant / Student Research Assistant : 1.

    The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College throughout the work term; OR

    2.The domestic student must have been enrolled in, and maintained, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College in the term immediately preceding the work term and has indicated an intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term; OR

    3.The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain a minimum of two or more (3 credit) courses at another accredited public post-

    secondary institution in British Columbia throughout the work term

    International students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant / Student Research Assistant : 1.

    The international student is enrolled in full-time studies at Douglas College, throughout the academic year; OR

    2.The international student, who is not a Douglas College student, but is an international student at another accredited public post-

    secondary institution in B.C., has a valid Study Permit that has the notation May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186 (F), (V) or (W).

    Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria. Proof of enrollment in full-time studies from the other post-secondary institution is required.

    An original copy of a Social Insurance Number (SIN) and an original Study Permit are required by law before commencing work at Douglas College.

    Qualified Douglas College students meeting the above criteria will be given first preference over students of other qualifying institutions.

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