LINGUIST List 22.4627

Sat Nov 19 2011

Jobs: Spanish; English; Literacy: Research Assistant, CUNY Grad Center

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        1.     Shannon Webb , Spanish; English; Reading and Literacy: Research Assistant, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA


Message 1: Spanish; English; Reading and Literacy: Research Assistant, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA
Date: 17-Nov-2011
From: Shannon Webb <shannonkwebbgmail.com>
Subject: Spanish; English; Reading and Literacy: Research Assistant, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA
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University or Organization: CUNY Graduate Center Department: Linguistics Job Location: New York, USA Web Address: http://web.gc.cuny.edu/dept/lingu/rislus/
Job Rank: Research Assistant

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Reading and Literacy

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Spanish (spa)
Description:

* This position has been filled.

Research Assistants Needed

RISLUS and the Second Language Acquisition Lab at CUNY GraduateCenter are seeking RAs for a Language Assessment project.

The project focuses on the creation of a computer-adaptive literacyassessment for Students with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE). We areseeking RAs interested in the study of bilingual literacy, low-literacyadolescents and adults, reading research, assessment, and evaluation.

Your principal responsibility will be designing test items for an item bank.This includes researching reading levels, finding and possibly adaptingculturally and linguistically appropriate materials, and collaborating withother RAs on the task.

As an RA you will:- Have taken courses in reading development, language acquisition, orbilingual education- Be interested in the development of literacy- Be aware of the challenges SIFE students encounter in the public schoolsystem

Priority will be given to Native Spanish Speakers.

Hours and Compensation:The position will be for up to 19 hours per week (negotiable) for a period of32 weeks at a rate of $20 per hour ($12,160 total).

Start Date:As soon as possible. Must be available during the month of January.

To Apply:Please contact Dr. Gita Martohardjono and Shannon Webb with your C.V.at the following addresses: GMartohardjonogc.cuny.edu

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: swebbgc.cuny.edu Contact Information:
Shannon Webb Email: shannonkwebbgmail.com Phone: 2128178524

* This position has been filled.


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