Job Ad: Research Assistant in the Church History Department

By June 9, 2017

Research Assistant (Contract Worker) (Church History Department)

UNITED STATES |  UT-Salt Lake City

ID 186050, Type: Full-Time – Temporary


Posting Dates: 06/08/2017 – 06/22/2017

Job Family: Administrative

Department: Church History Department

This Research Assistant position will support the work of several web content projects, with oversight from the Manager and other senior writers, as well, assist in some writing projects being overseen and led by the Division’s Director.

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) contract position expected to last 12 months.

Duties will include assisting historians in the Publications Division in researching primary and secondary sources in Mormon history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Bachelor’s degree in history, religious studies, or related discipline, with preference given to those with master’s degrees and/or in doctoral programs.
Possess excellent research and writing skills.
Ability to work in a scholarly and professional environment.
Requires both personal initiative and collaborative competence.
Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or less than one year removed from graduation.
Please attach a vita and writing sample to your application.

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice.

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