Research Specialist 2

Job Type

Full Time




United States


The TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health at the University of Chicago seeks an experienced designer and facilitator to conceptualize, build, organize, and deliver trainings that support the implementation of TMW interventions across a range of settings including: maternity wards in hospitals, pediatrician offices, homes, home-based and center-based child care, and community and faith-based organizations. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker, an excellent communicator (written and oral), and has demonstrated experience with both creating and facilitating professional development for adults. The Manager of Professional Development will design and develop the training resources and materials needed to train research associates and field staff; execute trainings for research associates, field staff, and partnering staff outside of Chicago; assist the Curriculum Team in the adaptation of existing curricula; and partner with the Implementation Science Team to develop an evaluation rubric to ensure TMW curricula are implemented with fidelity.

Experienced, ambitious applicants with a passion for the role of science in driving health and educational equity are encouraged to find out more! If interested, follow this link to read the full job description and apply on the University of Chicago’s website to JR03030.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Required Documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for at least three supervisory references

Note: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

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