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School of Education NSF Grant - Graduate Assistantship

Department School of Education — NSF Grant
Hours & Wages

Hours: 250 hours per year – 100 hours in the Fall semester, 100 hours in the Spring semester, and 50 hours in Summer. Set hours are flexible, to be discussed with supervisor.

Pay: GA will be awarded $17.00 per hour for a total of $4,250. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to craft memos and edit documents for clarity.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work with confidential documents.
  • General technological proficiency, including knowledge of database and standard office software, particularly MS Excel. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff as part of a team including the Principal Investigator (PI) and the lead Postdoctoral Research Fellow. 
  • Research experience in data collection and analysis (qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods) preferred. 
  • Bilingual individuals and/or Spanish speakers preferred. 
  • Individuals with experience working with multilingual youth or communities preferred. 
  • Must follow deadlines. 
Primary Responsibilities
  1. Assisting the Principal Investigator (PI) and the Lead Postdoctoral Research Fellow with data collection, data analysis, and writing. 
  2. Supporting the administrative functions of the research team which may include scheduling meetings, sitting in interviews, drafting emails and leading communications between the research team and participants, organizing emergent database, and other tasks as needed. 
Additional Information

Dr. Qi Shi and her research team at the School of Education is seeking a graduate assistant (GA) for AY2023-2024 (renewable up to 3 years). The graduate assistant will be assisting with a research project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) examining the experiences and resistance behaviors of Latina students in engineering programs at six institutions in three different states.

Contact Information

Dr. Qi Shi, Associate Professor  — School of Education

Email: qshi@loyola.edu

To apply, please send your resume and a completed graduate assistant application (found below) to Qi Shi.

Graduate Assistant Employment Application