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Research Assistants for Literature Review (Spring 2019)
The Justice Collaboratory seeks two graduate Research Assistants to work under Law School Professors Tracey Meares and Tom Tyler, conducting a literature review of criminal justice agents’ discretionary decision-making. Our project focuses on probation and parole officers’ responses to probationers and parolees who breach the conditions of their supervision by committing technical violations and new crimes.
Research assistants will work a minimum of 8 and maximum of 12 hours/week. The ideal candidates will have a desire to think critically about the research topic. RAs will be working as part of a team and will also need to work independently.
Responsibilities may include some or all of the following duties:
● Search for relevant articles, resources, and projects;
● Analyze and summarize literature to determine areas coverage, overlap, and gaps;
● Additional literature-related tasks as necessary.
● Graduate student enrolled at Yale University;
● Experience conducting literature reviews;
● Excellent oral and written communication skills;
● Demonstrated success in delivering results and desired outcomes;
● Background in one or more of the following fields: law, psychology, or criminal-justice related topics.
Questions should be directed to Camila Gripp at firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Materials • One-page cover letter • Resume listing two references.
Please submit all application materials no later than Feb. 6, 2019 to ensure consideration.
Yale University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.