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Graduate Assistant to the Faculty-in-Residence

All fall 2023 positions have been filled; recruitment for the 2024-25 school year will begin in spring of 2024.

Available Positions

Working specifically with the Residential and Academic Engagement (RAE) team and reporting to one or more Faculty-in-Residence, the FIR GA is a 10-month, live-in, 20 hour a week Northwestern graduate student. For fall 2023, RAE is seeking applications for 3 open positions.

Faculty-in-Residence Graduate Assistant (2 openings) [Link to description.]

Faculty-in-Residence & RAE Graduate Assistant (1 opening) [Link to description.]

Application Process

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter detailing their interest in one or both roles to Residential and Academic Engagement ( For full consideration, applicants must have their departmental adviser or Director of Graduate Studies sign a Departmental Approval of Application [PDF], which certifies that the Graduate Assistant appointment is compatible with your academic responsibilities and plans. Applicants must submit a scanned copy of this form to before they will be considered for the position. Applications review will begin on Monday, April 10th and continue on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.