University of Toronto: Summer Work Study RA positions available

Summer Work Study Position Information

Positions are open to all undergraduates (i.e., domestic and international students, students studying on a part-time basis – at least 1.0 credit continuously – 40% of a full course load – from May to August) AND graduate students at U of T. See more information.

Work-Study Position: Urban Research Assistant
NOC Code(s): NAT-215
Job Order Number: 2013.WS.0376

    • Analytical
    • Artistic
    • Communication
    • Computer
    • Creative
    • Interpersonal
    • Organizational
    • Korean language skills

Number of Vacancies: 2

Position Description:
Two responsible and detail-oriented research assistants are wanted for the “Urban Aspirations in Seoul” research lab. The lab analyzes cultural and political dynamics of religion and megacities in comparative perspectives as part of a large international collaboration with partners in Korea, Germany, and the US. The assistants will help set up lab space on St. George campus, gather and organize research data, write analysis of news and current events, manage citations using Zotero, and provide general support for research projects on church growth and urban politics, religion and homophobia, and conscientious objection to military conscription.

Desired skills: Korean language proficiency (writing, reading); high computer proficiency or willingness to learn (Office, Dropbox, Zotero, WordPress, InqScribe); coursework in human geography and/or East Asian studies; experience with GIS, cartography, or graphic design. Excellent opportunity for students interested in improving writing and visual communication skills, and learning concrete skills in creative social science research. Must be able to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.


    • Bachelors Level
    • Masters Level

Industry: Education

    • Architecture
    • Arts
    • English
    • Geography
    • Social Sciences

Hours of work available/week: 12
How to apply:
Email: judy.han AT with Resume and cover letter

Employer/Contact Information

Contact: Prof. Ju Hui Judy Han, Assistant Professor