Research Assistant, Centre for Social Accountability Postuler en ligne!

Numéro du concours: 2022-1622-AM
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Research Assistant, Centre for Social Accountability
Centre for Social Accountability
Sudbury ou Thunder Bay
One (1) Year
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Les demandes seront revues commençant le 2 août 2022 et continueront jusqu'à ce que le poste soit comblé.
NOSM University is seeking a Research Assistant to support the growing research initiatives within the Centre of Social Accountability (CFSA) in the areas of, but limited to, rural health professional education, human health workforce planning, and artificial intelligence/health technologies. The Research Assistant will work closely with Centre researchers and programs to advance research priorities and projects over the coming year and beyond. The Research Assistant will have the opportunity to be part of a growing research team and be part of an exciting research initiative within and across Northern Ontario. This position is covered by the Terms and Conditions of the OPSEU Unit 677 Collective Agreement (Unit 2). A copy is available on the NOSM University website.


Tasks may include but are not limited to the following:
  • Participates in the integrated research programs of the Centre (i.e., MERLIN)
  • Works with the Centre team and stakeholders on emergent research priorities
  • Contributes to research study design and methodology
  • Drafts ethics applications and amendments
  • Undertakes assigned document analysis and reviews
  • Investigates and compiles information on educational and health system trends
  • Supports data collection and analysis, as required
  • Contributes to the preparation of research reports, papers and presentations
  • Performs administrative and research liaison activities on specific research projects
  • Supports knowledge mobilization activities (i.e., website, social media, etc)
  • Other duties as assigned



  • A Masters degree in education, health sciences, or relevant discipline from a recognized university with Canadian accreditation or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • PhD in a relevant field is considered an asset

Connaissances, Compétences et Capacités

  • Experience seeking or obtaining external funding
  • Experience in assisting with research projects
  • Experience with data analysis and quality improvement cycles
  • Experience working with Indigenous and Francophone communities and organizations
  • Demonstrated success in maintaining strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated success in working with dynamic teams
  • Curiosity and ability to collaborate in a complex and evolving environment
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks and responsibilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills to diverse audiences
  • Good knowledge of university structure, policies and procedures considered an asset
  • Advanced computer skills including proficient with Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Ability to travel across Northern Ontario. A valid driver’s license is required.


  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English (verbally, written and comprehension)
  • French/Indigenous language skills would be considered asset

Les personnes intéressées sont invitées à postuler en ligne ou présenter leur curriculum vitae en précisant le numéro de concours # 2022-1622-AM à:

NOSM University
Attention: Human Resources
935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6
Email: hr@nosm.ca
Fax: (705) 671-3880

NOSM University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, or require an accessible version this posting, please contact Human Resources via email at hr@nosm.ca. NOSM University invites applications from all qualified individuals. NOSM University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. NOSM University needs to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.  Applications need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “Yes, I am a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.” “Yes, I am not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada but I am legally eligible to work in Canada.” “No, I am not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada or otherwise legally eligible to work in Canada.” While all responses are appreciated and will be handled with the strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.