UIC Classifieds http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?showannounceonly=1 UIC Classifieds en-us Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:10:12 -0500 Research Specialist - Pharmacology http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?dispatch=search&amp;uid=1500579041:21801:1:211 <p>Date: July 21, 2017 | Position Available</p> The Department of Pharmacology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, located in a large metropolitan area, is seeking a full-time Research Specialist to assist the Toxicology Research Lab develop and design research projects and proposals and serve as a technical research liaison between management, researchers and Quality Assurance teams. As part of the lab's animal-based model of research studies, perform virus neutralization assays using Biotek Synergy HT, utilize validation systems such as nanoDot to record animal subjects' exposure to radiation, and analyze the resulting cardiology and radiation dosimetry data. Analyze and communicate data measured from necropsy organs through individual and ground summary reports to the Study Director. Manage GLP compliant data and data management systems and collaborate with Quality Assurance team and Facility Management to ensure compliance with FDA regulations and SOPs throughout research projects. Prepare results for publication and presentation to study sponsors and ensure protocols are followed regarding sensitive data transmission. Requirements are a Bachelor’s degree or its foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Statistics, or related field of study, plus three years of related research experience. Some travel is required. For fullest consideration, please submit a CV, cover letter, and 3 references to the attention of the Search Coordinator via email at ldevaney@uic.edu, or via mail at University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Pharmacology, 808 S Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612. The University of Illinois 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. ldevaney@uic.edu http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?dispatch=search&amp;uid=1500579041:21801:1:211 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:30:41 -0000 Research Study http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?dispatch=search&amp;uid=1500568036:23693:1: <p>Date: July 21, 2017 | Informational</p> Research Study<br />We are looking for volunteers with type 1 diabetes who are between the ages of 18 and 30 years to participate in a research study at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The purpose of this study is to determine if a program designed to reduce fear of hypoglycemia improves fear levels and glycemic variability in young adults with type 1 diabetes. You may qualify if you have had type 1 diabetes for at least one year, use an insulin pump and experience fear of hypoglycemia. Qualified participants will receive financial compensation at the completion of each study visit.<br />Call (312) 996-7903 or email pmartyn@uic.edu for further information.<br />UIC IRB# 2016-0206<br />Approval period: 5-6-2017 to 5-6-2018<br /> pmartyn@uic.edu http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?dispatch=search&amp;uid=1500568036:23693:1: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:27:16 -0000 Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?dispatch=search&amp;uid=1499632685:2752:1:211 <p>Date: July 21, 2017 | Informational</p> Would you like to improve your critical reading, thinking, and writing skills during the Fall 2017 Semester? Consider enrolling in Critical Strategies for Reading and Writing Success (ASP 090), a full-semester course that focuses on strengthening students’ critical reading and writing strategies and skills in order to maximize their learning experience and academic performance at UIC. ASP 090 addresses critical thinking as it applies to reading and discussing college-level texts. The course also gives students practice in writing analyses, comparisons, evaluations, and summaries of selected texts. ASP 090 is open to undergraduate, graduate, and international students in all fields of study and is especially beneficial to English Language Learners.<br />ASP 090, Critical Strategies for Reading and Writing Success (3 Hours, CRN 10300), will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 to 9:50 a.m. in BSB 361. Classes will begin meeting on Monday, August 28, and will be taught by Jon Mann of the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE).<br />ACE’s Academic Skills Program (ASP) courses help students meet UIC communication, study, and learning challenges. ASP courses are graded as Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory and carry no graduation credit, but they do contribute to determination of full- and part-time enrollment status, tuition, and financial aid eligibility.<br /> jsmann@uic.edu http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?dispatch=search&amp;uid=1499632685:2752:1:211 Sun, 09 Jul 2017 15:38:05 -0000 Research Study About Refugee Student Success http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?dispatch=search&amp;uid=1500573751:1719:1: <p>Date: July 21, 2017 | Research Funding/Informational</p> A researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago wants to learn more about refugee background students’ experiences in college.<br />This study may be a good fit for you if you:<br />- Are an undergraduate student at a college or university in Chicago<br />- Are at least 18-years-old<br />- Are a fluent English speaker <br />- Were born outside of the US<br />- Left your home country because of persecution, war, or violence (current or past refugee legal status not necessary)<br />If you decide to volunteer, you will be asked to participate in one audio- recorded interview that will take approximately 1 to 2 hours to complete. Eligible students will be interviewed on a first come first serve basis, as a maximum of 25 students will be able to participate in this study.<br />You can choose an interview location that is most convenient for you (ex. your home, school, coffee shop). Participants will receive $25 as compensation for their time.<br />The researcher conducting this study is Emily Bray, M.A., Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60607. IRB #2017-0544.<br />Participants are also invited to continue working with Emily to help share the results from the study and help make beneficial change for other students.<br />To learn more, please email StudentSuccessUIC@gmail.com or call/text (872) 228-6392 studentsuccessuic@gmail.com http://www.uic.edu/htbin/eventcal/eventcal.fcgi?dispatch=search&amp;uid=1500573751:1719:1: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:04:16 -0000