Job opportunity: Research assistant positions for an Asian American oral history project ($30/hour x 300 hours)

The COVID-19 Oral History Project ( is a collection of images, essays, and video recordings documenting the experience of LaGuardia Community College students, especially those of the Asian descent, during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are hiring one or two research assistants for this project in order to analyze the transcripts of the collected interviews.

The primary responsibilities of the research assistants include:

We are expecting about 300 hours of work for this project (6 hours * 50 interviews) at the rate of $30 per hour. Preference is given to those who have familiarity with Asian American communities and graduate-level training in qualitative research methods.

If you are interested, please submit your resume and a short statement to Tomonori Nagano ( and Thomas Cleary ( We are planning to interview candidates by the mid October 2021.