Research Assistant/Associate

Position title: Research Assistant or Research Associate (depending on employee’s background)

Brief description of duties:

The person will help develop and coordinate the program evaluation of outreach activities at the McGill Faculty of Dentistry.

Their main tasks will be:

  • Collaborate on development and implementation of an evaluation research plan, including study protocol(s), policies and procedures
  • Develop and coordinate the program evaluation, including data collection, outputs, and follow-up activities
  • Prepare, oversee, and coordinate research-related documentation (such as consent forms and data collection instruments)
  • Liaise with research collaborators, research team members, and stakeholders
  • Liaise with research ethics boards
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Perform basic quantitative and qualitative analyses Conduct clinical chart reviews, including the development and execution of data abstraction
  • Coordinate, prepare and assist with grant applications, research protocols, and knowledge translation activities (e.g., abstracts, manuscripts, letters to the editor, reports)

Qualifications:

Education:

Hold an MSc or PhD degree in public health, dental sciences, education, social science or another relevant field.

Experience:

Experience in conducting qualitative, quantitative and/or mixed methods research. Experience in program evaluation will be considered an asset.

Particular abilities:

  • Knowledge of access to dental services will be considered an asset;
  • Mastery of English, spoken and written; mastery of French will be considered an asset;
  • Excellent work organisation skills;
  • Ability to work in a team.

Name of the immediate supervisors: Belinda Nicolau and Mary Ellen Macdonald, in collaboration with the Fondation Marcelle & Jean Coutu research program committee, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University

Work schedule: Flexible

Working hours: 35 hours/week (Full time)

Location of work: Division of Oral Health and Society

Faculty of Dentistry

McGill University

2001 McGill College Avenue, Suite 500

Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1G1

Canada

Salary information: Pay according to collective agreement for Research Assistants or Associates at McGill University (minimum hourly salary of $21.00; maximum will depend on qualifications).

Planned start and end date of appointment: One-year contract beginning as soon as possible, with the possibility of an extension of up to 2 years.

Applications:

People interested in this position are asked to apply by sending their complete CV and a cover letter with a list of references by email to hr.dentistry [at] mcgill.ca.

Faculty/Unit: 
Faculty of Dentistry
Salary Range: 
Pay according to collective agreement for Research Assistants or Associates at McGill University (minimum hourly salary of $21.00; maximum will depend on qualifications).
Hours: 
35
Duration: 
One-year contract beginning as soon as possible, with the possibility of an extension of up to 2 years.