Graduate Research Assistant at Center for Teaching and Learning

University of the Incarnate Word

United States

December 9, 2022

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Position Information

Position Title Graduate Research Assistant at Center for Teaching and Learning

Academic Year 2022-2023 UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) will provide professional-level support related to research and creative activities that contribute to the mission of the university, under direct supervision by the director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. Responsibilities of the GRA are primarily research related.

This is a student position open to current UIW graduate students.

This graduate assistant position is funded via tuition assistance. (See work hours for detail)

Essential Functions

  • Serves in a research capacity for the Center for Teaching and Learning, which may include the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Performs tasks related to specific function/program assigned
  • Assumes responsibilities and assists director in research and creative activities for a designated research area
  • Develops work plans in accordance with research objectives
  • Organizes data
  • Assists in the analysis of data
  • Assists in writing up findings.
  • Completes robust literature reviews.
  • Assists with development and evaluation of instructional materials and/or curricula
  • Assists in specialized administrative, technical or editorial duties connected to research and creative activities
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Must have successfully completed and passed INDR 8355 and 8357.
  • Must be self-directed and confident and have the ability to work to meet specific deadlines.
  • Knowledge of higher education research principles and practices
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Skill in planning, organization, coordination of activities
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication
  • Skill in the use of personal computer and related software applications
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

  • Current UIW graduate or doctoral student in good academic standing with the University, enrolled in at least six hours in the semester or session in which the appointment occurs.

  • Doctoral students in dissertation writing who have completed their minimum dissertation enrollment and are on “continuous enrollment” status may meet this requirement with one hour of enrollment.

  • Required Work Experience Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be in good academic standing with the university.
  • Enrolled in at least 6 hours in the Fall 22 and Spring 23 semesters in the (DSE) Dreeben School of Education, Doctoral program.
  • Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations Work Hours

    For student graduate research assistants, they will receive 3 credit hours of tuition assistance in exchange will work 10 hours per week for a total of 150 hours within a semester.

    Specific hours will be confirmed based on the student's semester schedule.

    Physical Demands

    Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing. Entering text or data into a computer or other machine by means of a traditional keyboard. Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds.

    Posting Details

    Posting Details

    Posting Number STU890PO

    Number of Vacancies 1 Job Type Part Time Job Category Students Desired Start Date 08/22/2022 Position End Date (if temporary) 12/09/2022 Reports to Dr. Sandra Guzman-Foster, Associate Professor Salary $3,000 per semester towards tuition Open Date 07/28/2022 Close Date 05/31/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant EOE

    UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current UIW graduate or doctoral student in good academic standing?
  • Yes, I am a current UIW graduate student
  • Yes, I am a current UIW doctoral student
  • No
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