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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.

Position Details

Posting Summary

Competition Number 20231444SS
Position Title Student Research Assistant
Faculty/Department Johnson Shoyama Graduate School
Unit Johnson Shoyama Graduate School
Employee Group CUPE 2419
CUPE 5791 Job Family Research
Category Student
Number of Vacancies 4
Position Summary
The position will involve working at Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, Regina Campus. This position involves providing support for a SHRF project. The position will include training and professional development opportunities as well as potential travel opportunities.
Position Requirements
  1. Applicants are required to be currently registered as a graduate student at the University of Regina or other Canadian universities, or an undergraduate student (preferably year 3 and 4 of the program);
  2. Strong search strategy skills; proficiency with searching in various academic databases (e.g., PubMed) as well as grey literature sources;
  3. Experience of conducting qualitative research (qualitative data collection and data analysis) is a significant asset;
  4. Experience with qualitative data analysis software (NVivo) is a significant asset;
  5. Experience with citation and bibliographic software (e.g., EndNote) and Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  6. Excellent writing skills; ability to write for different audiences (academics, non-academics) is a strong asset;
  7. Experience of conducting scoping review and/or systematic review is a significant asset;
  8. Experience of working with Canva (for infographics, reports, presentation slides), and Covidence (software to assist with scoping and systematic reviews) is a strong asset;
  9. Strong ability to work independently and as a team;
  10. Ability to effectively handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines is essential;
  11. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is essential
Physical Demands
Pay Grade As Per CUPE 2419
Salary Range As Per CUPE 2419 Collective Agreement
Status Casual
Work Hours
10 hours per week
Duration (if Term/Temporary) May 2023 - May 2024
Full-Time/Part-Time Casual
Preference Posting
Target Posting
Additional Information

Contact Information
Job Open Date 05/01/2023
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.
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
Maximum References

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you legally entitled to work in Canada?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Please indicate your current level of study:
    • Undergraduate (Kinesiology and Health Studies)
    • Graduate (Kinesiology and Health Studies)
    • Undergraduate (Other)
    • Graduate (Other)
  3. What faculty are you currently enrolled in?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Are you currently enrolled at the University of Regina?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
  5. What is your student ID number?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Contact Info