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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

American Studies Fall 2010 Graduate Assistant Opportunity

Graduate Assistant (25% time) needed for Fall 2010. The required qualifications include advanced Ph.D. candidacy status (all thesis credits completed); knowledge of, and research interest in U.S. immigration, Mexico, or indigenous cultures of the Americas; reading proficiency in Spanish; strong writing and oral communication skills; proficiency in computing skills; the ability to work independently and collaboratively; experience in research activities (e.g. library and archival research); strong organizational skills; and efficiency. Preferred candidates include current Ph.D. students in American Studies or related fields (e.g. Gender and Women's Studies, History, Anthropology, Spanish, English; Geography). Please submit a CV and a letter of interest to Dr. Bianet Castellanos at mbc@umn.edu by June 15, 2010.