Job title: Research Assistant, Freedom of Information Research

Company: University of Winnipeg

Job description: Research Assistants are normally students, in a University of Winnipeg undergraduate program, employed to assist with tasks related to research. Work is performed within defined guidelines and under supervision of a more senior researcher or faculty member.Position Overview:BA Research Assistant is required to collect data, analyze data, and perform editorial tasks. The Research Assistant will be an integral member of the study’s Research Team. The Research Assistant will report to the Investigator. This position will require flexible hours.Duties:

Heavy-Duty Technician
  • Meet about research.
  • Perform academic research.
  • Monitor and document research status and findings.
  • Assist with duties related to the production of articles, publications, reports and presentations.
  • Prepare literature reviews.
  • Assist in data collection, data entry, analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist in the acquisition of research materials and supplies.
  • Perform data/word processing, routine computations, and record keeping.
  • Perform routine clerical and administrative duties to support research activities.
  • Assist in the execution and evaluation of research projects, including literature reviews, surveys, focus groups, data integration and analysis.
  • Assist in preparing articles, publications, reports and presentations.
  • Prepare materials for submission to research funding agencies and foundations.
  • Monitor project budget and make approved purchases on request.
  • Assist in seeking publication opportunities for the research team.


  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly developed analytical problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently
  • Ability to assist with data organization and management
  • Ability to conduct literature reviews, recruit research participants, perform field research and co-author
  • Proficiency with applications for analyzing qualitative research data (e.g., NVivo)
  • Computer proficiency (including Word and PowerPoint)
  • Experience with grant writing
  • Experience with Research Ethics Boards

Condition(s) of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

The period of work will be from July 11, 2024 – July 1, 2026 and the estimated total hours of work will be approximately 50 hours.Note: This position is represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Research Capacity Unit.Note: The work described in this posting will be conducted remotely.The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff and faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application.The University of Winnipeg is committed to ensuring employment opportunities are accessible for all applicants. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact human_resources@uwinnipeg.ca.The personal information of applicants is collected under the authority of the University of Winnipeg Act and 36(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. All personal information collected via the recruitment process is used to assess the applicant’s suitability, eligibility, and qualifications for employment, and to otherwise support recruitment activities. This information will be provided to participating members of the recruitment process. Questions regarding the collection of your personal information may be directed to the Director, HR Services, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2E9 or human_resources@uwinnipeg.ca.

Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job date: Sat, 06 Jul 2024 03:45:10 GMT