DCS: Research Assistant (S99986) (S99980)
Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities
Digital and Computational Studies (DCS) is a new program at Bates, poised to develop a curriculum that blends computing across the breadth of the liberal arts. A critical part of our work this year is to develop, through interviews and small-group conversations, a deep and wide picture of how computing might play a role curricularly (in programs and departments) as well as extracurricularly (impacting student life in a wide variety of ways). That information will inform the courses we develop and faculty we hire as DCS grows as a program at Bates.
As a candidate, you should be excited about: engaging in research online; building community with groups of students and faculty; entering and organizing data (in spreadsheets or a database); and collaborating with our new chair of DCS. An interest in education, curriculum design, and qualitative research methods are all a plus.