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We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.
The Department of Medicine in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Research Associate. This Full-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 1 year (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.
This position reports to the Principal Investigator.
This position will play a critical and dynamic role in conducting research that will improve understanding of health-related challenges.
The program of research includes a number of distinct projects. The successful candidate in will be involved in conducting qualitative research, including interviews and focus groups, coding and analyzing data using NVivo Software. The Research Associate may also help the research projects by submitting and maintaining ethics applications, recruiting and consenting participants as well as writing up and presentation of study results.
Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):
Qualifications / Requirements:
Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled; however, applicants will be reviewed as they are received.
We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.
This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase 2.
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