Social Work Graduate Research Assistant

Position Details

Posting Summary

Competition Number 20220658SS
Position Title Social Work Graduate Research Assistant
Faculty/Department Faculty of Social Work
Unit Social Work - Research
Employee Group CUPE 2419
CUPE 5791 Job Family N/A
Category Student
Number of Vacancies 1
Position Summary
Position Summary:
The faculty of Social Work is currently seeking a Graduate Student Research Assistant to assist with knowledge mobilization activities based on the findings of a qualitative study of addiction counselors, or outreach workers in Saskatchewan. The main tasks include:
  • assisting with final report writing
  • assisting with developing, planning, and delivering tailored Knowledge Translation activities (e.g. plain language summary of findings; creating audiovisual material based on the project findings)

Position Requirements
Position Requirements:
  • A graduate student with a knowledge of treatment issues related to addictions and counseling
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to work independently
  • Strong computer skills (All Microsoft Office Programs, Adobe Acrobat, CANVA, or other tools)
  • Experience with using qualitative data software NVivo

Physical Demands
Pay Grade As Per CUPE 2419
Salary Range Per CUPE 2419 Collective Agreement
Status Term
Work Hours
10-15 hours/week

Duration (if Term/Temporary) August 8, 2022 to March 31, 2023
Full-Time/Part-Time Casual
Preference Posting
Target Posting
Additional Information

Contact Information
Job Open Date 08/03/2022
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Application Instructions
Required Applicant Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume (include contact information of 2 referees, e.g. professors or professionals familiar with your work who can comment on your suitability for this position).
  • A sample of your writing or a presentation (can be an assignment/paper/report you wrote in the past two years)

If you require further information regarding this competition please contact the faculty/department you are applying to

Under Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Regulations the University of Regina is required to verify that International Students are eligible to work on campus prior to being hired. To confirm this eligibility, International Students are requested to contact UR International – Student Services to obtain a “Verification of Academic Status for the Eligibility to Work on Campus” letter that must be provided to the hiring manager prior to hiring. These letters must be updated each semester and/or as circumstances change.
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.

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Documents Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Samples
Optional Documents