Brandon University

Brandon University

Research Assistant IV – Department of Geography and Environment


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Research Assistant IV – Department of Geography and Environment

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on October 9, 2023

Classification: Research Assistant IV Employee Group: PSAC Job Title: Research Assistant Department: Geography & Environment Wage or Salary: $26.32 Hours of Work: 10 hours per week Start Date: October 16, 2023 Number of Positions available: 1 Length of Appointment: until February 16, 2024 Course title and number (if applicable): Date Issued: September 15, 2023


Healing rural health systems is a knowledge translation project. The goal of the project is to examine the reach and understandings developed from a media campaign that involves sharing research findings about the influence of COVID-19 on the working conditions and mental health of rural healthcare workers. The RA will contribute to the team by: -Conducting literature reviews, -Posting content on social media Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, -Monitoring and collecting re-posts, -Managing survey and focus group recruitment -Analyzing and writing up results -Other relevant duties as assigned.


– Strong research and academic writing skills, – Strong lay communication skills and ability to adapt language for different audiences, – Effective social media (e.g., twitter and facebook) and web-based communication skills, – Strong organizational, prioritization, and time management skills, – High regard for quality and attention to detail, -Preference given to graduate students or third-fourth year undergraduate students -Training and experience with qualitative research methods, analysis and dissemination is required

To Apply: For more information about the project see www. or contact Dr. Rachel Herron ([email protected]). Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to: [email protected]

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please advise HR at [email protected]. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.

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    Research Assistant IV – Department of Geography and Environment


    Brandon University




    September 16, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 09, 2023

    Job type



    Agricultural Science,Geosciences,Physics,Social Science

    About the employer

    Brandon University is a university located in the city of Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, with an enrollment of 3375 (2020) full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students. The current location was founded on July 13, 1899, as Brandon College as a Baptist institution. It was chartered as a university by then President John E. Robbins on June 5, 1967. The enabling legislation is the Brandon University Act. Brandon University is one of several predominantly undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institutions in Canada.

    The university is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), the Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID) and a member of U Sports. Brandon University has a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1 and sixty percent of all classes have fewer than 20 students. In the 2015 Macleans rankings of primarily undergraduate universities in Canada, Brandon University was ranked 16th out of 19 overall and #1 in the student to faculty ratio category The school of music is rated one of the best in Canada. The university press, The Quill, is a member of CUP.

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