Area of Research
The Study of Islam and Muslims in Canada
Description of Duties
This RAship invites a graduate student to work closely with a data team member from Muslims in Canada Data Initiative (MiCDI) and University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) students in SOC408: Anti-Muslim Racism to support a research project on theorizing Islamophobia. The RA will work alongside the course instructor and teaching assistant to support students in their research.
The role will include the following responsibilities:
Weekly meetings with course instructor
Attendance of specified class meetings
Coordinating and managing student research teams
Support with data cleansing and anonymizing
Support with data analysis and writing results
Applicants must be currently enrolled as a graduate student in a social sciences or humanities field at The University of Toronto. Applicant must be trained in qualitative data analysis and be familiar with the Study of Islam and Muslims in Canada.
For full consideration, applications must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application closing date.
Applications must include:
a cover letter with a statement of interest;
a current curriculum vitae;
names and email addresses for two references.
Applications will be reviewed after the closing date.
Closing date for Applications: Thursday, December 22, 2022
Supervisor: Sarah Shah, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, The University of Toronto Mississauga
Expected Start and End Date: January 1, 2023 – April 30, 2023
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