Portraits of Inclusion Project – Research Assistant position

Posted: January 19, 2024

Project at The Alan Mason Chesney Archives for Johns Hopkins Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health 

Graduate Student or Upper-level Undergraduate Student 

Preferred academic background in the social sciences or humanities 

Part Time 

Spring Semester 2024 

The Chesney Archives is seeking a student employee for the position of research assistant to collaborate with archives staff on the portraits of inclusion project for the School of Medicine. Graduate students or upper-level undergraduate students are eligible to apply. Preference is for students with an academic background in the social sciences or humanities. Research is to be conducted primarily on site within collections of the Chesney Archives but will also include review of online resources and visits to other relevant archival repositories as necessary. The project will be conducted during the 2024 Spring semester. 

Project supervisors will provide training in the research methodologies for the project and oversee the work plan. Weekly meetings are to be scheduled with project supervisors to track progress. Online research may be conducted remotely during evenings and weekends.  

The research assistant is required to comply with Johns Hopkins policy as well as federal and state regulations for protection of identifiable health information, student, and personnel records in all aspects of research and preparation of work products. 

Salary range for student employees of the Chesney Archives: 

Undergraduate beginning salary – $15.00 per hour 

Upper class undergraduate – $16.50 per hour 

Graduate – $19.00 per hour