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Summer RA Opportunities

Professor Rabb seeks Summer RAs for projects on Islamic Law
Professor Rabb seeks 2-3 Research Assistants (HLS students or Harvard graduate students) for research on Islamic law, in conjunction with the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School. Knowledge of Arabic, Persian, or other foreign languages is not necessary (but welcome). Open to HLS or Harvard grad students only. To apply, please send the following materials by Jun 17, 2019 (reviewed on a rolling basis): (1) a resume, (2) a transcript (unofficial), and (3) a paragraph or two indicating your interests, any research background in Islamic law, languages (linguistic or coding), and hours of availability through the end of Summer 2019 (minimum of 10 hours/week; maximum of 40 hours/week) to Nataly Castro at ncastro@law.harvard.edu. 

Professor Rabb seeks CS student RAs for summer research on data visualization, SQL coding + Islamic law
Professor Rabb seeks CS students (undergrad or grad) to work on a project this summer on data visualization, SQL coding & Islamic law. Students should be familiar with and eager to apply their coding skills to projects that require Python, SQL, or data visualization tools. Foreign language skills are not necessary, but welcome. We also have opportunities for students with a CS/data science background to work on the discrete projects that will facilitate data extraction and processing from unique historical-legal materials for new research, data visualization, and geo-mapping on the SHARIAsource Portal (beta.shariasource.com). To apply, please send the following materials by Jun 17, 2019 (1) a resume, (2) a transcript (unofficial), and (3) a paragraph indicating your interests, background in coding, and hours of availability through the end of Summer 2019 (minimum of 10 hours/week; maximum of 20 hours/week) to Nataly Castro at ncastro@law.harvard.edu.