Seeking paid research assistants for a new project digitizing historic maps of interwar Egypt. Selected RAs will be responsible for using open-source spatial analysis software (QGIS) to catalogue features such as roads, houses of worship, and administrative boundaries on a series of high resolution (1:25,000) scale maps of Egypt. All work is remote.
Prior experience with spatial analysis (QGIS) is preferred but not required. Elementary reading ability in Arabic is required. Attention to detail a must. Compensation is $15.00/hr, with an expected minimum commitment of 8 hours per week. Start date will be ASAP and is scheduled to continue through 2023. To apply, please send a resume and brief cover letter email with “RA Position” in the subject line to:
Steven Brooke, Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity and affirmative action educator and employer. The University does not discriminate in its employment practices, and programs and activities on a variety of bases including but not limited to: age, color, disability, national origin, race, or sex.
This project is generously funded through a Digitizing Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (https://www.clir.org/hiddencollections/)