(M-525) | Research Assistant, Clinical Neurosciences, Cumming School of Medicine

(M-525) | Research Assistant, Clinical Neurosciences, Cumming School of Medicine

17 Nov
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The University of Calgary
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Calgary

17 Nov

The University of Calgary

Calgary

Position Overview



The Department of Clinical Neurosciences in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Research Assistant. This Fixed Term Recurring Part-time position is for approximately 3 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.



This position reports to the Principal Investigator.



The Research Assistant asked to assist in the conducting an evaluation of a novel app that teaches people how to use walking aids. They may be asked to be provide direction or training to members of the research team.



This is a Recurring Part-time Position. Recurring Part-time employees are hourly employee engaged to perform work on an irregular schedule.



Position Description





Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):



- Establishes and maintains effective, productive relationships with staff, peers, immediate supervisor and senior management and with the campus community

- Manages own time effectively and ensures manager is kept informed of activities, and progress of work

- Demonstrated strong communication skills, and an ability to exercise judgment within established guidelines

- Prepare ethic documents

- Contact research participants

- Keep office and work area clean and safe

- Provide mentoring and direction to others

- Generate PowerPoint presentations on behalf of Principal Investigator and research team, to be used when presenting to various internal and external stakeholders

- Compile tables, charts, graphs, figures, and summarized statistics for integration in research papers and reports. This includes materials for presentation and publication

- Process data using statistical software to conduct basic analyses of trends in support of the research project

- Collect, consolidate, cross-tabulate and format data from various sources to prepare draft reports

- Other related duties as assigned



Qualifications / Requirements:



- Fluent in English with demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills

- Bachelor Degree in Science, Engineering, or Kinesiology, and/or a Master Degree in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Engineering, Kinesiology, or a related field

- Previous experience as a Research Assistant (minimum 1 year) OR a Master of Science

- Computer literacy with excellent skills in MS Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

- Strong organizational skills

- Detail-oriented

- Reliable

- Ability to work

- Independently and in team settings

- With human subjects

- Simultaneously on multiple projects

- With a positive attitude



- Experience with the following are not required, but are an asset:



- Redcap

- IBM SPSS

- Matlab

- Cortex

- Visual 3D

- Computer programming



- Knowledge of the following are not required, but are an asset:



- University policies including experience with submission of projects to ethics boards

- Regulations for granting agencies such as CIHR and NSERC



Application Deadline: November 23, 2021



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.



Additional Information



This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase I.



To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.



COVIDSafe Campus Strategy



The University has implemented a new Vaccination Directive that requires all faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 1, 2022. You will be required to upload proof of vaccination prior to commencing your duties. Please review the COVIDSafe Campus website for further information and access to additional resources.



About the University of Calgary



The University of Calgary is Canada's leading next-generation university - a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation's most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada's top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.



The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.



The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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