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The Center for Excellence in Teaching is seeking a graduate student to assist the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning with assessment and reporting on existing and emergent CETL programs and initiatives, with an additional emphasis on assessing the quality and impact of instructional innovations and technological-enhanced teaching and learning practices at Georgia State University. 

Position Graduate Research Assistant
Learning Technology 
Office Hours Monday – Thursday
  15-19 hours per week
Salary Full Tuition Waiver  – $5,000 -per semester (Fall and Spring semesters)
Full Tuition Waiver-   $2,000 per semester (7-week summer semester) 

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be enrolled as a Georgia State University graduate student
  • Must be approved by the graduate student’s department in order to receive tuition remission
  • Must be enrolled for no more than 12 credit hours
  • The appointment is on a semester -to-semester basis dependent upon job performance and availability of funding. Reappointment is based on job performance, evaluation and continued enrollment.
  • Students must provide documentation of health/medical insurance or purchase the mandatory health insurance through GSU (
  • Up-to-date CITI training- Human Subjects:

Job Description

The primary responsibilities of the Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) include:

  • Conducting background research on instructional and technological innovations in teaching including writing literature reviews
  • Collaborating with Center for Teaching and Learning staff to develop assessment and planning practices
  • Managing multiple data sets and projects simultaneously
  • Assisting with the design of assessment projects
  • Assisting with the implementation of data collection processes
  • Cleaning and managing data files and conducting statistical analyses
  • Generating project reports

Applicant Qualification must include the following:


  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in survey design
  • Demonstrate understanding of and proficiency with survey software such as Qualtrics
  • Demonstrate understanding of and proficiency with statistical software packages such Nvivo and SPSS as well as other data management programs such as Microsoft Access and Excel
  • Knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative methods and analysis


  • Familiarity with common instructional technologies such as learning management systems, classroom engagement systems, video hosting platforms, and web conferencing
  • Passion/Patience for learning and teaching applications and techniques


Send resume and literature review sample to:

Tracy Adkins

Director, Learning Technology

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning