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Graduate Assistant to the Faculty-in-Residence

All available positions for 2024-25 are filled! 

Recruitment for the 2025-26 academic year will open in Spring 2025.

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 the 2024-25 term, 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(s). Applications are due no later than Friday, April 12th, 2024. Review will begin on Monday, April 15th and continue on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.