Research Assistant III – Centre for Critical Studies of Rural Mental Health

Classification:  Research Assistant III
Employee Group:  PSAC
Job Title:  Research Assistant III
Department:  Centre for Critical Studies of Rural Mental Health
Wage or Salary:  $20.04/hr
Hours of Work:  5-10 hrs/wk 
Start Date:  October 30, 2023
Number of Positions available:  2
Length of Appointment:  October 30, 2023 – October 29, 2024
Date Issued:  October 16, 2023
Application Deadline: 4:30 pm on October 25, 2023


  • Conducting literature searches and reviews,
  • Contributing to qualitative and quantitative data collection (e.g., focus groups and interviews, statistical data),
  • Transcribing data and reviewing transcripts for accuracy and preparing summaries,
  • Contributing to data entry and analysis,
  • Contributing to research team meetings,
  • Supporting the management of CCSRMH social media and website (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter),
  • And, other relevant duties as assigned.


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Strong organizational, prioritization, and time management skills,
  • High regard for quality and attention to detail,
  • Strong language and writing skills required,
  • Education and training in qualitative and quantitative research methods,
  • Experience and/or knowledge working in research, an asset.
  • Preference will be given to a Third or Fourth year undergraduate student, those with relevant experience will also be considered.

To Apply:  Interested applicants should submit a Letter of Interest and Curriculum Vitae to Tracy Young, Research Facilitator at:


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