Employment Posting:
Research Assistant - Dr. Chen

Employment Type:
Student Employment
POSITION TITLE:Research Assistant - Dr. Chen
CLOSING DATE:Open until filled
EMPLOYMENT DATES:June 2018 – Dec 2018
HOURS OF WORK:Variable between 10 to 35 hours per week
RATE OF PAY:$14.56 to $17.99 /hour as determined by HR policy


  • Assist the Project Directors with efforts to mobilize knowledge on best practices in enhancing institutional and community capacities for collaboration on promoting reconciliation and development across communities in Northeastern Ontario.


  • Assist in the analysis of discussions at community-based workshops
  • Assist in the design, implementation and analysis of surveys and/or interviews
  • Assist in the selection of research participants
  • Assist with the following:
    • Logistics arrangements for community-based workshops across northeastern Ontario (travel, catering, room bookings, accommodation, materials)
    • Communication liaison for community service provider network
    • Maintenance of research data
    • Arranging meeting space and taking/circulating minutes


  • The ideal candidate should have successfully completed, at least, Intermediate level courses at Nipissing University, preferably entering their third or fourth year of study.Preference will be given to Indigenous students.
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to work independently
  • Good time management and responsibility
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Familiarity with participatory action research or a willingness to learn
  • Familiarity with decolonizing research principles
  • An understanding of the research ethics involved in working with and for Indigenous communities.

To apply for this position please submit a resume, cover letter and a copy of your unofficial transcript from WebAdvisor referencing the position number/job title and three (3) references to studentjobs@nipissingu.ca.  

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.

Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.​

Please submit your letter of application and resume by:  Open until filled