mardi 11 janvier 2011

Koko and The Gorilla Foundation seek volunteer research assistants

Hiring Organization:
Gorilla Foundation
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Position Description:
The Gorilla Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to the preservation, protection, and well-being of gorillas through interspecies communication research and education. The foundation was established in 1976 and is best known for its groundbreaking work with two western lowland gorillas, Koko and Michael, who were taught to become fluent in American Sign Language.

We are seeking help with various research tasks such as:

• Coding and analysis of video data

• Transcription and coding of diary/journal data

• Data archiving

• Literature searches

• Grant writing
If you can help us with our research tasks, please send a resume to

Please be sure to include a brief cover letter describing your research experience and which tasks you are best suited for. Also, please include an essay of any length on "What Koko Means to Me." Please copy/paste both the cover letter and resume into the body of your email - please DO NOT send as attachments.

Please note that this position does NOT involve direct contact with the gorillas.
Contact Information:
Tate Kubose
Woodside, CA 94062
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