Research Assistantship (Summer position/10 hours per week)
NOTE: Summer position 10 hrs. per week that could also be for the Fall Semester, 10 hrs. per week
Description: Working with UMass faculty and urban health clinic staff in Springfield on a grant-funded project to: (1) support training of office staff on goal-setting, cultural competency and available resources during Year 1; and (2) assist in working with a clinical team to develop a shared medical appointment which allows multiple patients to work in a group setting with a provider towards improving self-care of diabetes. The student will attend regular meetings and work with staff at the health center in Springfield. Support of the project will include assisting faculty and staff to accomplish the goals of the project, helping to set up and evaluate training sessions, data entry and analysis, participating in administrative functions and other duties as needed.
If you are interested in applying please apply to Dr. Stuart Chipkin via email at email@example.com.
A Teaching Assistantship position is available for the Fall 2015 semester to support the undergraduate course PUBHLTH 129: Health Care for All: Myths and Realities. The course meets the General Education requirement for Social and Behavioral Science and also carries the Diversity (SBU) designation. This course has an enrollment of 120+ students and two graduate and one undergraduate teaching assistants. One of the current teaching assistants is continuing his position into the next academic year.
Teaching assistants will be primarily responsible for grading written exams and papers; assisting in lectures as appropriate; helping to facilitate discussion in the lecture, and having regularly scheduled office hours. Proficiency in both written and verbal English is required. The time commitment is 10 hours per week. The course is scheduled for Tues-Thurs 4:00-5:15. TAs must be available to attend the lectures during that time period.
All interested students are encouraged to apply. Please remove and complete the Graduate Assistantship Application Form (see "Downloads") and return it to the mailbox of Prof. Michael Begay, 323 Arnold House by 5PM Friday, May 15. If you complete the application on the web, you may email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.