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Research Assistant

University of Waterloo and Public Health Ontario
Published
July 22, 2021
Location
Whitehorse, Dawson City, Watson Lake,
Category
Default  
Job Type
Casual  
Base Salary
$25/hour ($24/hour + 4% vacation pay)

Description

RESEARCH ASSISTANTS NEEDED

We are hiring Research Assistants for a study that examines the public’s thoughts and opinions about cannabis. The study involves an online survey completed by participants aged 16 and over living in Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. The Research Assistants will be responsible for recruiting study participants. The study is being led by Erin Hobin at Public Health Ontario and David Hammond at the University of Waterloo.

Locations:

  • Whitehorse
  • Dawson City
  • Watson Lake

Work Period:

  • September 7 to approximately October 17, 2021
  • Full- or part-time hours; day, evening, and weekend shifts available
  • 20 to 35 hours per week
  • Mandatory, paid, 4-hour online training session on 1 day between September 1 to 3

If you are interested, please submit your resume and unofficial school transcripts to Theresa Poon at cannabis.project@uwaterloo.ca by Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Please indicate your availability (full- or part-time hours; day, evening, and weekend shifts).

Duties

  • Recruiting study participants e.g., distributing recruitment materials at designated locations within the community, such as grocery stores, community centres
  • Traveling locally within community to designated locations
  • Interacting with the public and answering questions about the study when distributing recruitment materials
  • Maintaining recruitment activity logs
  • Maintaining regular communication with the research team

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Previous research experience is an asset

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