Visiting Research Associate II - Social Sciences

$40,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Dec 20, 2020
Full time   Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Social & Behavioral Sciences Grants, Sponsored Programs, Research

Job Description

Visiting Research Associate II
School of Public Health (Job ID #): 139940
Department: Health Policy and Administration
Category: Academic Professional
Location: Chicago
Close Date: 1/4/21

The School of Public Health Division of Health Policy and Evaluation is seeking a Visiting Research Associate II - Social Sciences employee to coordinate project activities and collect, manage, and support data analysis according to established protocols for a practice-based evaluation. These data will inform the evaluation and support quality improvement for a local evaluation related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Research Associate II will create and maintain professional relationships through effective communication with the UIC Evaluation team, the funding agency, and partner agencies.



  • Conduct surveys, interviews, and document reviews to document partner program activities.
  • Collect, process, and analyze survey and interview data using qualitative and quantitative methods to inform the UIC Evaluation and for use by the project funder and partner agencies.
  • Collect, process, document, and support analysis of monthly reports from grantee organizations for rapid turnaround to project funder and partner agencies, and to inform the UIC Evaluation.

Coordination and Communication

  • Provide coordination of the project including support of project research assistants, scheduling of meetings, note taking, drafting of project reports, and tracking project activities.
  • Assist in preparation of presentations and reports based on project findings in accordance with funder requirements.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Qualifications: Job Knowledge & Skills, Education, Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health or related field required, Master’s preferred
  • A minimum of one year related research experience.
  • Knowledge of public health concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Understanding and experience engaging in qualitative inquiry and quantitative research.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with internal and external partners in a complex team.

Application Details

To apply please provide a cover letter and CV as directed through ID# 139940). For questions regarding the position contact search committee coordinator Susan Lynch at


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit


When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Illinois at Chicago and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

Application Deadline