Category: Student Research Staff
Administrative/ Staff Positions – Remote Work
Department: EPID@Work Research Institute
Application Deadline: October 11, 2021
Start date: October 18, 2021 (negotiable)
Student Research Assistant
EPID@Work Research Institute
Thunder Bay Campus - Remote Work
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Student Research Assistant supporting a qualitative research project. Funding for this position is made available through the Yukon Government’s COVID-19 Research Recovery Program. The candidate will work under Dr. Vicki Kristman, Director, Enhancing the Prevention of Injury and Disability (EPID) @ Work Research Institute.
Work Location and Conditions:
Fully remote work, which requires access to reliable internet, a web camera, and a microphone to support tasks. Part-time hours with a flexible schedule and placement period.
Brief Description of Research Project:
The candidate will support a project exploring the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health and well-being of educators in Yukon. Our team will be interviewing educators with various roles and social locations to gain foundational insight into how they are experiencing pandemic-related changes within the territory.
• Familiarize oneself with the project’s objectives and methodological approach
• Conduct Zoom interviews and perform thematic analysis
• Support and provide consultation to members of the research team
• Attend and contribute to EPID@Work scientific team meetings
• Participate in training and educational activities as suggested
Benefits to the Student:
This opportunity is ideal for an individual seeking experience in an applied research setting with a focus on workplace health in the north.
Required Qualifications and Competencies
• Graduate student enrolled at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay campus
• Completed TCPS2 certificate
• Self-motivated, organized, with strong critical thinking skills and the ability to work independently
• Experience conducting interviews, performing thematic analysis, and utilizing NVivo software
are considered an asset
How to Apply:
Candidates should send their full curriculum vitae, a one-page cover letter outlining their interest, and two academic references to:
Dr. Vicki Kristman
EPID@Work Research Institute
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON
The review of applications will begin October 11, 2021.
Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.
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