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Data-Driven EnviroLab Student RA Positions Available

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The Data-Driven EnviroLab (“DDL”) at UNC-Chapel Hill is seeking to fill three student assistant positions to contribute a range of projects aimed to bring quantitative rigor and analysis to environmental policymaking. Research projects include measuring urban environmental performance; assessing sub-national and non-state climate action; and measuring co-benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency. Student research assistants (RAs) contribute to all levels of our work, from research and writing to data analysis, visualization, and design. You will work collaboratively with full-time research staff, the faculty director, other students, and external partners all around the world. Student RAs receive training in data-driven approaches to environmental policy, which can involve statistical data analysis, quantitative research, and writing for policy audiences.

Positions are available, beginning in Fall 2021, for part-time work (with the possibility of extension at least through the summer). During the academic year, students are expected to work an average of 10 hours each week but can work up to 19 hours a week. Pay for student RAs starts at $15/hr.

Currently DDL is seeking students to fill three roles, one student programmer/data engineer, one student research analyst, and one science communications assistant. Please see for position details and instructions on how to apply. Please email brendan.mapes (at) with any questions regarding the posted opportunity.

Faculty Advisor
Angel Hsu
Research Supervisor
Brendan Mapes
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