Job title: Casual Research Assistant 2

Company: McGill University

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Education and Prevention Coordinator (Elora, Ontario)

Hiring Unit:

Ingram School of Nursing

Position Summary:

The Research Assistant 2 under the supervision of Assistant Professor Guillaume Fontaine will be entrusted with a range of responsibilities integral to the successful execution and completion of ongoing and upcoming research projects related to implementation science. The following outlines the core duties that the Research Assistant will be expected to perform:

1. Knowledge Syntheses and Systematic Reviews:

Screening: Conduct screening of articles to identify relevant resources, employing defined inclusion and exclusion criteria.

Data Extraction: Extract and manage data from selected articles, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of information for qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Quality Assessment: Evaluate the quality of included studies and prepare summaries of findings.

2. Project Coordination:

Planning: Assist in the planning and design of research projects, including the development of methodologies and protocols.

Communication: Coordinate communication between project stakeholders, team members, and external partners.

Monitoring: Track project progress and ensure that milestones and objectives are met timely and efficiently.

3. Writing and Documentation:

Drafting: Assist in writing research papers, reports, and proposals, ensuring clarity, coherence, and compliance with relevant guidelines.

Editing: Review and edit documents, making necessary revisions to enhance quality and accuracy.

Submission: Prepare and submit manuscripts to journals, handling correspondence during the submission and review process.

4. Administrative Tasks:

Documentation: Maintain comprehensive records of project activities, findings, and outcomes.

Scheduling: Organize meetings, seminars, and workshops, managing invitations and logistics.

Reporting: Prepare periodic reports detailing project status, challenges, and achievements.

5. Data Management:

Collection: Assist in data collection processes, ensuring ethical considerations and quality standards are upheld.

Security: Ensure data security, confidentiality, and integrity, adhering to data management policies.


Education: Master’s Degree required; preference will be given to individuals trained in health disciplines (e.g., medicine, nursing, rehabilitation sciences, public health, epidemiology).

Skills: Strong organizational, communication, and analytical skills; proficiency in data management and analysis software; ability to work collaboratively and independently.

Experience: Previous experience in research, particularly in conducting systematic reviews and knowledge syntheses, is an advantage. Previous experience in conducting qualitative analysis (e.g., NVivo) and quantitative analyses (e.g., SPSS) will be an asset.

Knowledge of French and English: McGill University is an English-language university where day to day duties may require English communication both verbally and in writing. The level of English required for this position has been assessed at a level # 4 (qualifier) on a scale of 0-4.

Hourly Salary: $30.00

Hours per Week: 14 (Part time)

Location: Sherbrooke 680

Supervisor: Assistant Professor

Position Start Date: 2023-11-10

Position End Date: 2024-11-30

Deadline to Apply: 2023-11-19

This position is covered by the Association of McGill University Research Employees (AMURE) collective agreement.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, .

Location: Sherbrooke, QC

Job date: Sat, 11 Nov 2023 23:26:59 GMT