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Dr. Matthew Kraft, Department of Education, is seeking a part-time research assistant to collaborate with him on one or more of several ongoing research projects. Prof. Kraft will work with the research assistant to identify which project is most aligned with his/her interests and skills. Examples of potential projects include experimental evaluations of teacher-parent communication and individualized teacher coaching, as well as projects using large administrative datasets to answer questions about teacher turnover. Specific tasks may include cleaning and analyzing data, drafting data access and grant applications, and conducting literature reviews. The RA will be expected to commit to approximately 10 hours per week.
I am looking for someone to babysit MONDAY MORNINGS and/or WEDNESDAY MORNINGS. I am looking for someone who will be engaging and responsible. Might include going to story time, library, museum etc. On Mondays, might include two 3 year-olds.
I need a reliable pet-sitter to stay in my home with my 10 mo old golden retriever puppy from Dec 18 - Dec 28. He needs at least 4 walks per day and lots of love. He is extremely well -behaved but he is still a puppy...I would prefer someone who has experience with large breed dogs.
The Science Center is looking to hire LaTeX instructors to develop and teach workshops for the Spring 2014 semester. Running 90 minutes each, the first half of each workshop will be devoted to instruction and the second half will be a breakout time to work on assignments or projects, with the help of the LaTeX instructor(s). The workshops will be categorized into specific uses of LaTeX, including: introduction, lab reports & homework assignments, CVs & resumes, and posters & presentations. Students can sign up for just one workshop, or attend them all. Instructors and curriculum developers will be paid according to skill level, participation, and number of workshops involved in.
The particular application is to constrained optimization problems that come up in the design of Monte Carlo schemes using large deviations.
The Teaching Assistant’s (T.A.) primary responsibilities will include: • Helping to prepare community-based class projects that may require some research, direct contact with agency officials and NGOs, and/or database support • Helping to manage reading and assignments on Canvas and Google Listserves • Running one-hour evening discussion sections • Occasional library and/or web-based research and Xeroxing • Holding regular office hours for one (1) hour per week • Assistance with grading
Seeking enthusiastic and patient exercise buddy for half-hour walk plus aid in household tasks. Be able to reach the high spots and low spots. time/hours flexible.
Assist with modify the course that is currently ENVS0410: Environmental Stewardship - • Work with Professor Teichert to update existing syllabus, developing learning objectives and supporting materials • Help with developing course materials and lecture and discussion topics • Identify and develop engaged scholarship projects, including guest lecturers and field trips • Update reading materials • Build course canvas content
Under the direction of the appropriate special collections librarian, the student will create an online version of an exhibition dealing either with slavery at Brown or 120 years of women and Brown. Tasks include assisting in the digitization of selected exhibit items, design and development of project website, and marketing the finished online exhibition to interested constituencies. Work closely with Special Collections and Digital Production Services staffs to digitize and create metadata for selected materials for online exhibition; Coordinate the review of selected physical objects with the Conservation Department Use existing exhibition labels to develop and expand on narrative flow for online presentation; Create an online exhibit using Omeka software Consult with appropriate special collections librarian on design and orientation for online exhibition
Assist students in filmmaking classes with production and editing of their projects Instruct students in camera use, editing and audio equipment Show video tapes, etc. Assist in the equipment check-out.
Student expected to complete all reading assignments and critique 40 weekly reading reviews.
Teaching assistants will be expected to arrange hands-on demonstrations and field-trips with community members involved in urban agriculture, attend class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00-2:20, hold 2 office hours every week, lead class-time discussion groups, and assist professor with scanning readings and distributing information.
The Center for Environmental Studies is seeking research assistants to support the upcoming "Resilient Rhode Island Act," a comprehensive piece of legislation including disaster preparedness, adaptation to climate change, building resilient communities, and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Selected research assistants will work with Professor Roberts and consultants hired by Brown University to craft and execute a campaign to pass this bill through the legislature. Spring semester research assistants will track the bill, attend and testify at hearings at the state house, and conduct research and prepare background memos and other written materials. In addition, spring semester assistants will engage in community outreach and education with fellow students. (16 weeks, 7 hours/week)
Organizing and publicizing CLACS activities; updating the website; coordinating a calendar of events; posting events on Morning Mail; Assisting in preparation of documents for publicat