The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Research Assistant with the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data & Training (NB-IRDT). This is a 1-year term full-time (36.25 hours per week) position with the APT employee group. The position is funded by external monies with a salary range of $46,887 - $60,958 per annum.
The Research Assistant will support the research activities of the Fredericton Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) SUPPORT Unit, specifically by working with the researchers to prepare data sets for statistical analysis as well as conducting in-depth literature searches and preparing comprehensive reviews.
- Conduct in-depth literature searches and prepares comprehensive reviews.
- Prepare drafts of research abstracts, statistical I charts and posters for presentation at local and national conferences.
- Design data-collection worksheets for capturing study-specific data.
- Extract data from local and national data registries and perform basic statistical analysis and data interpretations.
- Undertake data analysis of survey and administrative data in the NB-IRDT and Research Data Center labs as well as data provided by research partners.
- Participates in the planning, development and implementation of new research initiatives.
- Liaise with research sponsors, funding agencies, Research Ethics Board (REB) and various other departments to ensure all necessary regulatory and logistical support is in place.
- Prepares all regulatory and study-related documents for submission to REB.
- University degree (preferably at the Masters level) with a focus on strong statistical training in health sciences, economics or statistics.
- Previous experience working in a research environment with large data sets.
- Knowledge, skills and experience in preparing grant application for research studies.
- Excellent knowledge of MS Office and statistical software.
- Strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Closing date for applications is August 10, 2021 4:00PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.