Graduate Hourly - (Research and Teaching Assistant) - Medical Education

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS

Graduate Hourly - (Research and Teaching Assistant) - Medical Education

Hiring Department: Medical Education

Location:  Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1022447

Posting Close Date: Friday, December 8, 2023

About the University of Illinois Chicago

UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.


The Department of Medical Education is seeking a enthusiastic part time non benefit eligible graduate hourly research and teaching assistant. As a Graduate Hourly, you'll have the unique opportunity assisting the Master of Health Professions Education Program with research, data analysis and teaching preparation. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in educational research -related tasks.
  • Ability to conduct literature searches and write annotated bibliographies.
  • Review, analyze, and synthesize existing literature and data.
  • Assist in research participant enrollment, handling of data, and preparation of data for inclusion in presentations and/or manuscripts.
  • Help the faculty with administrative tasks related to teaching including preparation of materials for on-campus and online courses.
  • Help the faculty organize meetings, write agendas, edit presentations and written work.
  • Plan and implement initiatives.
  • Communicate with faculty’s collaborators and related networks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications:

    Graduate Level attending University of Illinois
    To excel in this role, you should possess:
    A strong academic record and a passion for teaching and educational research.
    Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills.
    Familiarity with research methods, databases, and library and academic resources.
    Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
    Organizational skills and attention to detail.
    Prompt work turnaround and resourcefulness.
    The ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
    Students pursuing a degree in education or who have an interest in health professions education are preferred.

    Complete the UIC application process, In addition submit your resume/cv to Maura Polansky at [email protected]
    Deadline: Friday, December 8, 2023

    The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

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