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September 17, 2019
Sam Dubal
4 - 6 p.m.
Moses Hall

September 19, 2019
Eliah Bures
12 - 1 p.m.
Duster Room,
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Institute News

We are hiring

ISSI is hiring an Office Manager

This position provides administrative services to a large, complex research institute with 6 constituent research centers. The incumbent will be involved in managing the daily operations of the institute, which has 70 resident faculty and staff. The incumbent will also provide assistance in the areas of budget and financial management, proposal preparation and reporting, Human Resources and records management, procurement, travel and entertainment reimbursements, and maintenance and building coordination. 

This is a full-time, career position. Job listing #1615. The salary range is $60-75K. The first review date for applications is September 24.

Apply here.

ATLAS.ti Training [PC Version]

November 16-17, 2019 (rescheduled - note new dates!)

This workshop will provide both a conceptual background and practical experience in computer assisted qualitative data analysis (CAQDA) using ATLAS.ti. After instruction in the fundamental aspects of CAQDA, the course turns to the logic of the ATLAS.ti program, and how it functions as a tool for CAQDA.

By the end of the course, participants will have all the conceptual and practical tools necessary to employ ATLAS.ti in their current or future projects involving qualitative data.

The workshop will be limited to 12 participants so that everyone receives individual attention. Sliding scale: $400-700. Register by October 16 to save $50. Hosted by the Center for Ethnographic Research. Learn more and register here.

Latinx Migrant Farmworker Well-being

Bienestar—the well-being of Latinx farmworkers in a time of change” is a symposium/special issue in the journal Agriculture and Human Values, edited by Lisa Meierotto, Teresa Mares and Seth Holmes, Chair of ISSI’s Berkeley Center for Social Medicine. The editors co-authored the introduction to the special issue. Professor Holmes also has an article in the special issue: “Migrant farmworker injury: temporality, statistical representation, eventfulness.” 

Featured Books

By David Kirp (Oxford University Press, 2019)

edited by Lynn S. Chancer, Martín Sánchez-Jankowski, and Christine Trost (Eds.) (Oxford University Press, 2018)

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