Kate Rose Albrecht

    Email Address: kalbrech@uic.edu
    College: Urban Planning and Public Affairs Department: Public Administration
    Title: Assistant Professor

    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Interested in how organizations work together to support public health throughout Chicago? We are a team dedicated to helping advance interorganizational collaboration to improve health and wellness throughout the city. Research duties would include both qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.

    The position would run throughout the fall and spring 2023-2024 semestera. We're especially interested in working with students from communities and backgrounds that have been systematically underrepresented or excluded from academic research opportunities.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 8-10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Junior or senior status

    Preferred qualifications:
    Strong writing and general communication skills
    Strong interpersonal skills
    Ability to occasionally travel with team to metro Chicago locations for fieldwork and meetings
    High performance in at least one course involving data collection methods, data analysis methods, or general research skills

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    You'll have the opportunity to:
    - Help us develop data collection tools, like survey and interview instruments
    - Learn data management skills
    - Get involved with both qualitative and quantitative analysis, including network analysis
    - Hone your writing skills
    - Grow your professional network

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