Graduate Student Research Assistant

Duration/Time frame
Winter quarter 2021 to summer quarter 2022

Job posting date: revised Nov. 23, 2020

Job description

The Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) will be responsible for assisting the Principal Investigators, Sandra Domeracki and Natalie Wilson, with conducting focus groups to collect data on the experience of stress and well-being as a graduate student. Opportunity to participate in data analysis, manuscript and course development.


1. Conduct focus groups and one-on-one interviews using a structured interview guide;

2. Arrange for interview transcription

3. Transfer data to qualitative data analysis program;

4. Conduct preliminary analyses;

5. Respond to participant emails and questions; and

6. Communicate regularly with the team members about study progress.

Time Commitment

This is a part-time (9 hours per week), temporary position. Hours will be flexible, and your schedule will have some flexibility to coordinate with the PI and student needs. Much of the work will be done electronically and remotely. Time records are to be submitted on a monthly basis


The compensation will be $25 per hour for 50 hours (total $1,250).

Required Qualifications:

Excellent interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral student preferred.
  • Experience in conducting qualitative interviews
  • Experience with NVIVO, Atlas, and Zoom or Microsoft Teams platforms preferred
  • Respond to participant emails and questions
  • Communicate regularly with the PI and team members about the study progress.

How to Apply:

Send an email to express your interest to Sandra Domeracki at [email protected] or call 415-686-5793. The deadline to apply is Dec. 9, 2020.

Contact Info

Contact Name
Sandra Domeracki
Contact Email