Employment Posting:
Research Assistant - Toronto Based

Employment Type:
Student Employment
POSITION TITLE:Research Assistant – Toronto-based
CLOSING DATE:Open until filled
EMPLOYMENT DATES:August 2018 – July 2019
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 Dr. Natalya Brown Brown and Dr. Colin Mang from the School of Business with data collection at major tourist sites in downtown Toronto for their Smartphones and Group Behaviour in Tourism project.


  • Assist in the recruitment of study participants
  • Conduct intercept surveys
  • Assist with identifying key landmarks and other locations for intercept surveys
  • Assist in the secure storage and transportation of data



  • The ideal candidate should preferably be entering their third or fourth year of study at Nipissing University. Preference will be given to students who live in or are familiar with the Greater Toronto Area.
  • Strong communication skills and comfort speaking with strangers
  • Strong organizational skills, time management, and an ability to work independently
  • An understanding of the research ethics involved in working with human participants

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 the names of 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