United States (work remotely)
Please apply by February 25th, 2018.
Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment. In addition to our focus on creating a more trans-friendly education system, our mission is to educate the public and teach trans activists how to be effective organizers. We believe that justice for trans and gender nonconforming youth is contingent on an intersectional framework of activism. Ending oppression is a long-term process that can only be achieved through collaborative action. We are the only national organization led by trans youth and the only one focusing specifically on trans students. Learn more about our history here.
Description and Responsibilities
We are thrilled to be conducting the first ever comprehensive survey of transgender students in higher education. This position will be the lead role in this conducting, analyzing, and distributing this research. Responsibilities include:
- • Using Qualtrics to create numerous survey questions surrounding the lives of trans students in higher education
- • Soliciting responses from trans students
- • Creating document of findings to be published through TSER
- • Analyzing data and creating charts
- • Creating 1-3 infographics of the data
- • Finding potential funding sources for this research
An ideal candidate is knowledgeable about issues that may emerge for transgender students in higher education. Someone who has experience with doing empirical/statistical research (particularly with Qualtrics) is also beneficial to an application. We expect applicants to be creative and capable of building a survey with hundreds of questions.
As with all our jobs, we prioritize trans youth of color (particularly Black and Indigenous trans youth) in our selections. Applicants can reside anywhere in the United States.
Approximately 75 hours (position will begin in the Spring)
We intend to publish the findings through multiple scholarly journals, where you will be credited as a primary author of the text for collaboratively-generated content coming from the data.
Email a resume and short cover letter to ezra [at] transstudent.org (a single PDF document is preferred), with the subject line “Application.” Email us if an acknowledgement of your application is not received after three weeks. We will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis so the sooner you get your application in, the better. Please apply by September 10th.
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You can read TSER’s Equal Opportunity Employer Statement here.