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Graduate Student Research Assistant

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Applicants must include a cover letter that shows the qualifications and the skill sets. They also must include a recent resume/CV, a sample publication, and contact information for 3 references.

Position Details

Posting Summary

Competition Number 20221352SS
Position Title Graduate Student Research Assistant
Faculty/Department Johnson Shoyama Graduate School
Unit Johnson Shoyama Graduate School
Employee Group CUPE 2419
CUPE 5791 Job Family N/A
Category Student
Number of Vacancies 1
Position Summary
The position will involve working at Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, Regina Campus. This position involves providing support for a project funded by CIHR around cross-sectoral collaboration to improve outcomes for children/youth in vulnerable contexts using TRiP (The Regina intersectoral Partnership) as a case study. Here you will join a team that is conducting a formative process evaluation of TRiP activities. This position will include training and professional development opportunities as well as potential travel opportunities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The successful applicant will:
· Assist with conducting interviews and focus groups
· Analyse interview data using NVIVO 12
· Collect and analyse policy documents
· Write a comprehensive research report
· Assist with writing plain language briefing notes
· Write a policy brief
· Support with conference presentations
· Assist with organizing virtual policy roundtables
· Assist with conducting a scoping reivew
· Communicate with project stakeholders
· Prepare manuscripts for publication at peer-reviewed journals
Position Requirements
· PhD student in public/population health or a relevant social science discipline
· Strong skills in collecting and analyzing qualitative data
· Experience writing reports for public dissemination
· Experience writing and submitting manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals
· Experience and proficiency with qualitative software (NVivo), citation and bibliographic software (EndNote), Canva, as well as Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) are significant assets.
· Strong search skills in different electronic academic databases (PubMed, MEDLINE, Web of Science, EMBASE, EBSCO, Scopus) as well as grey literature sources
· Experience of conducting scoping reviews is a significant asset.
· Strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
· Excellent organizational skills, time management and problem-solving skills with the ability to meet conflicting priorities and balance multiple projects
· Strong commitment to accuracy and attention to details
· Ability to communicate effectively with policy-makers and decision-makers
Physical Demands
Pay Grade As Per CUPE 2419
Salary Range As Per CUPE 2419
Status Casual
Work Hours
The successful applicant should be available to start work immediately. Hours of work are to be determined in consultation with the supervisor.
Duration (if Term/Temporary) To March 10, 2024
Full-Time/Part-Time Casual
Preference Posting
Target Posting
Additional Information

Contact Information
Job Open Date 03/10/2023
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Application Instructions
Applicants must include a cover letter that shows the qualifications and the skill sets. They also must include a recent resume/CV, a sample publication, and contact information for 3 references.
Diversity Statement
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

Reference Letter

Reference Letter

Minimum References 3
Maximum References

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Info
  4. Sample Research Publication 1
Optional Documents