Now hiring: Student reference and editing assistant

Job Title:  Student  Assistant
Location: Tempe Campus
Hourly, 10 hrs/wk
Req ID: 29318BR
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Center for Evolution & Medicine
Scope of Search
Open to Public
Grant Funded Position
This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.
Posted Rate of Pay
$10-$15 per hour/DOE
Job Description
ASUs Center for Evolution & Medicine (CEM) on the Tempe campus is looking for a conscientious, dependable and self-motivated student to assist the Center Director with fact checking, reference management and editing for a book he is writing on evolutionary explanations for mental disorders. See his webpage at
Essential Duties:
  • Fact checking
  • Reference finding and citation management using Zotero software
  • Applied library skills
  • Collating reader responses
  • Editing
  • Assisting the Director with other related projects
Days and schedule: Flexible schedule about 10 hours per week
Minimum Qualifications
Requires previous knowledge or skill and/or equivalent experience or training

Desired Qualifications
  • Background in evolutionary biology and behavior
  • Experience with Mac and PC crossplatform use, Microsoft Office Applications (i.e.; Word, Excel, Outlook), Dropbox, and Google Docs.
  • Experience with reference software
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Evidence of being a motivated, self-starter
Working Environment
  • Use computers for extended periods using mouse and keyboard
  • Use critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze data
  • Use standard office equipment such as computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone
Department Statement/Gen Info
The ASU Center for Evolution & Medicine is a university-wide Presidential Initiative whose mission is to establish evolutionary biology as an essential basic science for medicine, worldwide.
Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
Monday, January 23, 2017