Research Associate - Limited Term

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Research Associate - Limited Term

Date Posted: 04/23/2021
Req ID: 3828
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Social Work
Department: Faculty of Social Work
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)



The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW) pursues excellence in the development and testing of new knowledge that will have an impact on social work practice at all levels, as well as social work education. We are proud of our record as one of North America’s preeminent Social Work Faculties.

The Research Associate will coordinate and oversee all research and partnership coordination activities of the SSHRC funded INQYR project and work under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator (Pl). The RPM will work closely with the project teams, leadership councils, advisory boards, co­investigators, community partners, and relevant others as directed by the Pl.


  • PhD, preferably in psychology, public health or social work or a related field
  • Minimum of three years demonstrated experience in:
  • managing large-scale research studies and teams
  • writing and publishing in academic journals
  • drafting successful external research funding proposals
  • building community-university alliances
  • working with/conducting research with sexual and gender minority populations
  • supervising students in research and practice
  • communicating with a range of stakeholders
  • Experience using SPSS, NVivo, and Endnote software
  • Solid qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access), online survey software (Qualtrics) and video conferencing platforms.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and effectively prioritize each
  • Proven ability to deal with people in a tactful and effective manner,
  • Ability to exhibit sound judgment in decision making
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Capacity to diagnose and problem solve project-related issues as they arise
  • Must be able to work well under pressure
  • Must be highly motivated with an ability to work well autonomously and to collaborate and participate effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Conversational proficiency in Spanish an asset
  • Experience supervising staff, students and volunteers is also considered an asset
  • Closing Date: 05/09/2021, 11:59PM ET
    Employee Group: Research Associate
    Appointment Type: Grant - Term
    Schedule: Full-Time
    Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: R01 -- Research Associates (Limited Term): $45,491 - $85,295
    Job Category: Research Administration & Teaching

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    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/26/2021
    Application Due: 5/8/2021
    Work Type: Full Time