Research Assistant

New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data & Training

Employment Opportunity #262-22.23



Closing Date: February 22, 2023 at 4:30 PM





We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.








Full-Time | 1-Year Term (Possibility of Extension) | Fredericton | Hybrid













Standard Work Hours:

Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week




Salary Range:

$47,825.00 - $62,177.00 per annum



Why Choose UNB?




UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


UNB is committed to ensuring employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. As such, we're proud to support a hybrid work approach, which includes flexible hours and work-from-home options.








Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Research Assistant will support the researchers in conducting in-depth literature searches, preparing comprehensive reviews, applying quantitative/qualitative research methodologies, supporting data analysis, and generating outputs, such as graphs and tables, suitable for incorporation into publications and reports. As a creative self-starter, you will be asked to:






































  • University degree (preferably at the Masters level) with a focus in health sciences, economics, or statistics.


Additional Strengths
















  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and statistical software.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Able to work well independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-start, make decision and problem solve.
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset.







At NB-IRDT we offer a creative, dynamic, and meaningful work environment where all team members are valued.



We inform effective practices, programs, and policies in New Brunswick and beyond through collaboration, monitoring, robust evaluations, and knowledge transfer.



We are engaged in a wide variety of research/evaluation projects in health, education, and other social sciences sectors. Our team has a diverse academic background, including psychology, business, economics, criminology, health sciences, education, gerontology, and kinesiology.



This position is part of the non-union Administrative, Professional and Technical (APT) group.



UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.






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.

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