UIC Classifieds http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?showannounceonly=1 UIC Classifieds en-us Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:05:22 -0600 SPRING 2016- Research Assistantship Opportunity at the Center for Literacy http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?dispatch=search&amp;uid=1447691424:1767:1:210 <p>Date: November 29, 2015 | Position Available</p> Title: 50% Graduate Research Assistantship (20hr/week, Start Date 1/11/2016)<br />*****************************<br />BACKGROUND IN EDUCATION OR SOCIAL SCIENCES A MUST<br />******************************<br />Recent federal policy initiatives have brought early childhood education to center stage in the national discourse on closing achievement gaps. This new prominence means that innovative, timely research is needed to inform the conversation. The Center for Literacy at the UIC College of Education is doing such research by engaging in program evaluation studies in early childhood education. Our statewide evaluation assesses the implementation, outcomes, and impacts of a professional development initiative aimed to help leaders transform their role as instructional leaders in diverse preschool contexts. Our local evaluation assesses the outcomes of expanding Early Head Start programming in the City of Chicago. <br />*****************************<br />We seek a highly qualified, motivated advanced masters or doctoral student to help assist with our evaluation projects as a Research Assistant (RA). In particular, we seek a candidate who specializes in quantitative research design and analysis in social sciences. <br />*****************************<br />Responsibilities:<br />*Work closely with the evaluation leadership team to support the varying needs of the projects.<br />*Assist with the management and organization of quantitative data, including child and classroom-level data. <br />*Assist with data development and analysis via a number of tools (i.e. Excel, SPSS, HLM SSI, & Winsteps; knowledge of database systems such as Oracle 11g is a plus).<br />*Assist with selected features of report preparation and publication.<br />*Attendance and assistance at a minimum of 3 research meetings/month. <br />*****************************<br />Requirements:<br />*Knowledge of and experience with quantitative research designs commonly applied in the social sciences, such as quasi-experimental designs, multilevel modeling, and Rasch measurement <br />*Proficient in navigating online platforms such as Box.com<br />*UIC IRB CITI Trained (can be completed as part of the position)<br />*Able to work 20 hours a week; although hours are flexible to accommodate the candidate’s course schedule<br />*Graduate student in good standing <br />*****************************<br />This position offers candidates:<br />*A UIC tuition waiver and monthly stipend (approx. $1785.00/month pre-taxed); possibly renewable for the following semester. <br />*An opportunity to contribute to cutting edge work in the intersecting fields of implementation sciences and evaluation design within the context of federally funded grants.<br />*An opportunity to develop and strengthen skills required of rigorous research programs.<br />*****************************<br />Questions:<br />Please direct any questions about this position to Dr. Horsley at hhorsl1@uic.edu. Please identify the subject of the email as CFL RA position 2016. <br />*****************************<br />Application Submission:<br />If interested in applying for this position, please submit a brief cover letter and resume/CV to Dr. Horsley at hhorsl1@uic.edu by December 1, 2015 in order to be considered. Please identify the subject of the email as CFL RA position 2016. <br /> rcamac1@uic.edu http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?dispatch=search&amp;uid=1447691424:1767:1:210 Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:46:20 -0000 Edgewater Condo W/ Beautiful Lake View & Parking Included! ($1400) http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?dispatch=search&amp;uid=1448216928:25229:1:210 <p>Date: November 29, 2015 | Roommate and Housing</p> Easy commute to UIC! <br />Beautiful 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo with stunning lake and city views in Edgewater. This condo features hardwood floors in the living room and bedroom, and tile in the kitchen and bathroom, granite counter-tops, and plenty of storage. Parking and basic cable (inc. HBO/Showtime) is also included in the rent. The building boasts a 24-hr door person, gym, indoor swimming pool, business center, tennis courts, and indoor parking. The beach is across the street! CTA Bus stop 1/2 block away, and also a three minute walk to Berwyn Red line. Cats OK. 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