Cross-Disciplinary Research Assistant Program

The Darby & Geri Nelson Cross-Disciplinary Research Assistant Program

The Digital Arts, Sciences, and Humanities (DASH) Program with generous funding from the Darby and Geri Nelson are proud to announce cross-disciplinary research assistantships for faculty utilizing emerging technologies. Faculty are invited to apply for an undergraduate research assistant to employ on projects related to digital technologies and methodologies.

Any faculty in the humanities and social sciences (in any college) are eligible to apply and will be paired with technology-savvy undergraduates drawn from the fields of computer science, data science, design, engineering, and statistics. Projects may include, but are not limited to those involving:

Building a Website
Data Visualization
Digital Mapping (GIS)
Digital Storytelling
High Performance Computing and Big Data Analysis
Online Crowdsourcing
Social Network Analysis
Text Mining
3D Printing and Modeling
Virtual Reality and High Resolution Imaging
Wearable Technologies

Digital technology is changing research in the humanities and social sciences. With our cross-disciplinary research assistant program, we hope to facilitate your experimentation with new tools and methods that can advance your scholarship. To apply, please fill out this simple, brief application form.  Applications are due October 2, 2017 - 11:59 pm.

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