Research Assistant II – CARES, Faculty of Education

Applications are to be received by:  4:30 pm on February 5, 2021

Classification: Research Assistant II
Job Title:  Research Assistant
Employee Group: PSAC
Wage: $12.98/hr
Start Date: January 25, 2021
Date Issued: January 13, 2021
Hours of Work: 8 hours per week
Length of Appointment: 1 year
Number of Positions: 1


Complete initial and final literature search
Work with Director of BU CARES (Centre for Aboriginal and Rural Education Studies) to organize research activities
Assist with ensuring quality of data and analysis
Attend meetings with Director of BU CARES  and/or research team as needed
Hours of work are flexible to accomodate participant and RA II schedules
Track hours and provide progress reports as required
Other related duties as required


Enrolled in the 4th year of an undergraduate program, or enrolled in after-degree or master’s program
Experience and skill in completing literature searches and annotated bibliographies
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to receive direction, follow-through according to timelines, and work independently
Effective and professional communication
Experience with data analysis is preferred

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to Michelle Lam, CARES Director at


Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.
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