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Junior Specialist - Philosophy

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Dr. Rulli with the Philosophy Department at the University of California, Davis seeks to fill a part-time research assistant position at the Junior Specialist level starting Spring 2017. This position is for 3 months. There may be a possibility for extension depending on funding. The successful candidates will perform literature review and write an annotated bibliography for a faculty member research project in relation to a research grant.

The successful candidates will be responsible for:
• Under supervision, will perform a literature review and write an annotated bibliography for a faculty member research project in relation to a research grant.
• 100% time spent searching online and publication databases for journal articles relevant to research project; reading articles; summarizing articles in an annotated bibliography

Position qualifications include:
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Bioethics, or related field. Ability to identify normative/moral issues in bioethics research; reading and writing skills; critical analysis skills; experience with word processing

Salary: Step I - $17.99/hour

This posting will remain open until March 8, 2017. To apply, please go to the following link: Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest describing relevant skills and a resume. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files. Applicants should also provide contact information for 2-3 references.

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Job location

Davis, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested. (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 references required (contact information only)