Graduate Research Assistant Jobs in Monterey, United States

This position reports directly to the CTEC Director, but will work in tandem with the Diverting Hate (DH) team that is comprised of former Middelbury College and Institute students.The Diverting Hate (DH)research assistant will contribute to the expansion and maintenance of the DH manosphere/incel database in keeping it relevant, timely, accurate, and comprehensive as it relates to the manosphere, the proliferation of violent misogynistic hate speech, and incel ideology. Key tasks will include OSINT research and written policy reports. The DH research assistant will also contribute to network analyses of the manosphere and incel community online in support of strategic targeting.Under supervision of the Diverting Hate team, responsibilities and duties include:Key Responsibilities Work in conjunction with other research assistants to produce 3-5 policy memos to provide insight into the Incel/larger manosphere community for the larger CVE industry. Bring the database up-to-date with relevant research of key profiles, key terms, key language, and any other pertinent information. Support in conducting network analyses across key social media platforms. Monitor current events and themes on social media regarding incels and the manosphere. Read up to date research and report findings to the DH team.RequirementsKnowledge, Abilities, Skills and Prior ExperienceKey Qualifications Fluency in language outside of English is a must: preferred languages include Urdu, Arabic, Russian, Spanish, Knowledge about the manosphere and their communities online Experience in collecting data. Knowledge in SQL, R commander, network analysis, and/or other relevant data analytic tools. Qualitative and Quantitative Analytic skills. Fluent in English. Experience in researching extremism and counterterrorism or gender/masculinity a bonusOutputs Expand database, both terms and images (stickers, emojis, memes) Translate database into languages other than English Produce memos on the Incel community.Benefits15.50 - 16 dollars an hour. See MIIS HR for any other benefits questionsJob Specification

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