The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford seeks applications for the full-time Research Associate II – Program Evaluation position within the National Center for Rural Health Professions (NCRHP). This position assists with research and evaluation, including developing research designs and evaluation protocols, data analysis, and disseminating results. This individual will work with community partners and clients to support ongoing funded research. This is an in-person position.


Candidates for this position must meet the minimum qualifications below:

·        Master’s degree in epidemiology, public health, statistics/biostatistics, or a related field

·        A minimum of one year of related research experience.

·        Knowledge of research concepts, practices, and procedures.

·        Strong oral and written communication skills.

·        Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.


The NCRHP, certified in 2003 by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, strives to meet the healthcare needs of rural residents and their communities in Illinois, nationwide, and worldwide. The NCRHP is one of three centers nationally that collaborates with the World Health Organization and the Pan American Health Organization to advance medical education using social accountability principles, focusing on primary care services for underserved communities and rural populations.


The regional campus in Rockford, IL, is part of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, one of the largest medical schools in the United States. The University offers outstanding opportunities for development for its students, faculty, and staff.  Rockford is a progressive, mid-sized metropolitan area in northern Illinois, west of Chicago. The city has minor league baseball and hockey, numerous golf courses, an award-winning park system, three botanical gardens, an art museum, theaters, a revitalizing downtown, and a river walk. Public and several private school systems are available.


To apply, visit https://jobs.uic.edu/, include a cover letter, CV, and list three professional references.


Fullest consideration date: Friday, March 31, 2023, at 5:00 pm (Central Standard Time)
The search committee will review applications received before this date for early action.


Final date: Friday, April 28, 2023, at 5:00 pm (Central Standard Time)
Applications received through April 28, 2023, at 5:00 pm CST will be accepted and reviewed until finalist candidates have been identified.


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.


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 https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899.