Interested in the larger ecosystem of the humanities, diverse careers, and learning the skills necessary to be a successful project director and scholar? Apply to join the Humanities for the Public Good team as our 2021-2022 Graduate Research Assistant. Learn more about the role and meet our team at this March 9th 1:30 pm CT info session.
The Obermann Center seeks a graduate student to support the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant, Humanities for the Public Good (HPG), under the supervision of the Director of the Obermann Center, who is the Principal Investigator on the project. The ideal candidate is an outstanding scholar-teacher who is interested in conducting and sharing research on the larger ecosystem of the humanities and diverse careers for humanities scholars and learning the skills necessary to be a successful project director as well as scholar. The graduate assistant will work closely with the HPG Advisory Committee to learn about innovative programs across the country and to interview our own Ph.D. alumni to learn about their careers. We also seek a graduate assistant with strong skills in communication and in digital tools for documenting and sharing our discoveries in creative multi-media formats. The director and staff of the Obermann Center will provide mentoring, and the graduate assistant will work closely with a postdoctoral fellow. This is a 50% academic year appointment that will run from August 2021 through May 2022, with possible hourly work during July & early-August 2021, and late-May & June 2022. More details about the position here: https://uihumanitiesforthepublicgood.com/2021-2022-graduate-research-assistant/