Citizenship Lab is Seeking a Research Assistant

HRC Citizenship Lab is seeking a Research Assistant for the Casa Río: Biocultural citizenship and soy extractivism from Argentina to China research project.

Research Assistant Job Description

Student Job Title: Research Assistant for The Citizenship Lab at the Humanities Research Center
Number of Students to Hire: 1 (open to students from any track)
Stipend: 40 RMB/hour
Workload: Project based, and up to 10hrs/week
Starting date: Immediately

Applications due by Oct 21, 2022, or until filled. Please submit CV and cover letter to

Reports to: Professor Robin Rodd, co-director of Citizenship Lab

About The Citizenship Lab: The Citizenship Lab seeks to explore the socio-cultural and political dynamics that drive expansions of and restrictions on diverse political communities, the capacity to participate within these communities, and shifting understandings of the rights and responsibilities of the citizen. The Lab is oriented around three focal dimensions: the spatial, the temporal, and the ecological.

Main Duties and Responsibilities: Assisting the Lab co-directors with Lab-related research activities, specifically for the Casa Río research project. This may include, but is not limited to, assisting the lab directors with bibliographic research for citizenship-related publications; sourcing socio-economic and ecological data from web-based sources, and identifying case studies and other materials for inclusion in article and book manuscripts written by the Lab co-directors or affiliates. An interest in any of the following is preferred: environmental issues, international development, agriculture and biodiversity, art and social justice movements, Latin America.