Saturday, February 16, 2019

Research Assistant Needed for A-S/S-A : Art-Science Approaches to Knowledge generation in Sustainable Futures ( Project PI: Clarissa Lee), beginning early April, 2019

What you should have before applying for the job
1.     Must have a strong interest in working on interdisciplinary/transdisciplinary projects that would involve moving between the sciences, arts, and the humanities.
2.     Graduate level training in interdisciplinary topics would be preferred, but an undergraduate is also acceptable.
3.     Conscientious, organized, good time-management, self-starter, and resourceful.
4.     Strong communication skills.
Job Description
1.     Build a database of art-science projects that are known around Southeast Asia.
2.     Create a database of STEM practitioners and artists engaged in art-science endeavours.
3.   Assist in researching for historical sources of art-science interventions/practices around Southeast Asia.
4.     Assist in editing and maintaining the website for the project.
5.     Assist in tracking the various sub-projects that would be launched under this research project.
6.    Assist the primary investigator in fieldwork that would involve bibliographi research, archival research, online research, and transcription.
7.     Assist in photography and videography work when necessary.
8.     Any other functions related to the project.

The initial position would be for 3 months, with the possibility of being extended for 6 more months, depending on the needs of the research project and the performance of the individual. You would be working at least 10 hours a week, with the possibility of more hours (or working fulltime) depending on your ability to commit and upon discussion with the project’s PI. Remuneration will be in accordance to level of experience and education. If interested, please contact clarissal at sunway dot edu dot my