The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program prepares eligible students from disadvantaged backgrounds with academic potential for doctoral studies.
Contact Us! The McNair Program Staff is available to assist students daily – please call us at 848-445-3100. Our offices are located on the Livingston Campus, Lucy Stone Hall, 3rd floor, A Wing.
If interested in any of the below employment opportunities, please email your cover letter and resume to Ms. Jhanna Jean-Louis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reporting to the Director or Designee of TRIO-McNair and Upward Bound Programs, within the Office of Student Access & Educational Equity, this part-time position provides personal, academic, career, and financial guidance for program participants who are low income, first generation undergraduate students and students from groups underrepresented in graduate education. The primary role of the position is to provide instruction for a broad research methods course and facilitate relationships between McNair scholars and faculty mentors. This position will advise students on the path to the doctoral process participate in interviews and provide direction for McNair scholars.
Facilitate relationships between McNair scholars and select faculty during the spring and
Serve as a faculty mentor for students who are without a mentor.
Conduct at least two workshops during the spring semester to prepare students for the
Correspond weekly with faculty mentors about students’ progress and content material
for the research proposal.
Provide direction and guidance for symposium and poster presentation.
Provide guidance and direction for scholars about the graduate school process.
Attend all required staff meetings and program meetings
Assign research projects to individual mentees not working with a faculty member.
Review drafts and final paper and assign grades for proposal and presentation.
Rank of Assistant Professor or Equivalent
Experience in an academic setting working with students from underrepresented backgrounds
Teaching, advising, workshop and group facilitation experience required.
Reports to the Developmental Specialist of TRIO-McNair within the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs, provides personal and academic advising and instruction in the area of presentation and public speaking skills. Conducts group and individual workshops for presentation and public speaking through a defined syllabus.
Assist students with proper presentation etiquette and public speaking skills
Provides critiques and recommendations on all PowerPoint and oral presentations by students
Assist students in preparing for research symposium and poster presentations
Assist individual scholars in areas of need and/or improvement for proper academic presentations and public speaking skills
Assist students with networking, proper etiquette and approaching faculty and professionals, peer editing, grammar review and construction of papers
Collaborates with summer faculty and staff to assist students with proper presentation skills