Research Facilitator (Natural Sciences, Engineering and Health), Office of Research Services Thunder Bay Campus Full-Time, Permanent Position

Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Office of Research Services
Application Deadline: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 (All day)

Research Facilitator

(Natural Sciences, Engineering and Health)

Office of Research Services, Lakehead University

 Thunder Bay Campus

Full-Time, Permanent Position

Schedule II, Band 6

$56,153.11 - $70,191.13

Persuasive and deadline driven, you will use your advanced training, communication skills and experience in research administration and/or proposal development to facilitate research application success rates in the natural sciences, engineering, biomedical, and clinical/health research areas at the University.  Skillful in providing leadership and advice to researchers while working in a team environment, you will: facilitate the formation of interdisciplinary teams; research appropriate funding opportunities; support the development of collaborative research proposals (by contributing background research, writing, copy editing and liaising with funding partners), convey the University’s research strengths to various stakeholders and lead grantwriting workshops. 

Your Masters degree (PhD would be an asset) in a relevant field is complemented by 3 - 5 years of related experience, preferably in a post-secondary environment.   Your interpersonal, writing and communication skills will allow you to develop and convey the University’s research expertise to funding agencies confidently.  Expertise in coaching, mentoring and delivering professional development workshops is expected.  Knowledge of project management principles, research protocols and grantwriting is a definite asset.  A full job description may be requested by contacting the Office of Human Resources.

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names of three references and a Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada Form ( as a single PDF file to:

 Office of Human Resources

University Centre, Room UC-0003

Fax:  807-346-7701


The Hiring Committee will begin to review applications on Monday, June 26, 2017 and the position will remain open until filled.   Please note that only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Lakehead University is committed to a creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals who contribute to the further diversification of our staff.  Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.