Research Opportunities Available, 2014 - 2015

The Media Education Lab is hiring! 

ASSISTANT EDITOR.  Want to gain valuable experience in academic publishing? We are seeking an Assistant Editor for the the Journal of Media Literacy Education (JMLE)an online, open-access, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal that supports the development of research, scholarship and the pedagogy of media literacy education. Learn more about the journal here.  Tasks involve: copyediting manuscripts and preparing them for digital distribution on the journal's website, which is part of the URI Digital Commons platform.  Time estimated: approximately 20 hours per semester, with flexible work hours. This is a volunteer position.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT. Want to collaborate on research in media literacy education? We are seeking a Research Assistant to help analyze data collected at the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy. Tasks involve: descriptive analysis of web content, data analysis, report preparation. Time estimated: 5 - 8 hours weekly, flexible schedule, based on project needs. 

INTERN, Media Education Lab. We are seeking an intern to coordinate the research and outreach activities of the Media Education Lab. Tasks involve: organizing office resource materials, social media outreach, interviewing, coding and data analysis, and report preparation. We are looking for an intellectually curious individual, a fast learner, who has good writing and speaking skills, computer skills, and an interest in media studies and education. Flexible schedule and ON campus location: Davis Hall, Room 106. Time estimated: 20 - 32 hours weekly, as a for-credit internship experience.  

Contact Renee Hobbs at with an email indicating your interest. Please include a writing sample and a current resume. Positions start on or before September 15.