Employer: University of Illinois – Chicago
Hiring Department: Medical Education
Job Title: Graduate Hourly – Research Assistant
Additional Information: https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/7647?c=uic
The Department of Medical Education is seeking a enthusiastic graduate hourly assistant to work 1/2 time for 2 professors in our department.
As a Graduate Hourly, you'll have the unique opportunity to assist these faculty in their work, teaching and service projects. One professor is a historian of medicine and a researcher on the intersection of chronic illness and women's health issues. The second professor is a literature scholar working on a book manuscript. This work can mostly be done virtually.
Duties & Responsibilities
Assist in research and grant-related tasks.
Ability to conduct literature searches and write annotated bibliographies.
Review, analyze, and synthesize existing literature and data.
Help the faculty with administrative tasks related to teaching.
Help the faculty organize meetings, write agendas, edit presentations and written work.
Review research publications, reports, and presentations.
Plan and implement initiatives.
Communicate with faculty’s collaborators and related networks.
Process business travel and faculty development expenses.
Perform other duties as assigned
To excel in this role, you should possess:
A strong academic record and a passion for research.
Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills.
Familiarity with research methods, databases, and library and academic resources.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency in research tools and Atlas.ti software.
Organizational skills and attention to detail.
Prompt work turnaround and resourcefulness.
The ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
How to Apply:
Complete the UIC application process, In addition, submit the following documents to both Sandy Sufian (email@example.com) and Michael Blackie (firstname.lastname@example.org):
1. Your updated CV/Resume.
2. A cover letter outlining your research interests and qualifications.
3. A writing sample.
4. Contact information for two academic or professional references.