Research Associate

Dalhousie University

Canada

August 9, 2021

Description

Position Details Position Title Research Associate

Department/Unit Family Medicine Research Project Practice patterns among early-career primary care (ECPC) physicians and workforce planning implications Location Halifax Posting Number GP74-21 Employee Group Grant-Paid Position Type Term Duration of Contract (if applicable) 1 year Employment Type Full Time Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1.0 Salary To commensurate with qualifications and experience (37.5 hours per week) About the Organization

The Department of Family Medicine Primary Health Care Research Unit focuses on projects strategically responsive to developing Primary Health Care in Nova Scotia and includes a cross-provincial and interdisciplinary team of researchers studying primary care workforce and equity in access to primary care services.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Principal Investigator (PI), the Research Associate will provide leadership, supervision and day-to-day management of four research projects funded by CIHR and Nova Scotia Health Research Fund.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform qualitative data collection and analysis (e.g., book and conduct interviews, manage qualitative data, support PI and trainees in analysis of documents and interview data).
  • Support knowledge translation and exchange, including presenting findings to clinical and policy partners and developing research projects for stakeholders.
  • Prepare manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals and abstracts for submission to scientific conferences.
  • Participate in writing applications for grants.
  • Prepare, maintain, and revise Research Ethics Board (REB) submissions, in consultation with the PI.
  • Conduct literature reviews and maintain project reference libraries in Zotero.
  • Note

    Evening and weekend work may be required on an occasional basis. Local and national travel may be required on occasion.

    The successful applicant will work remotely through the period of COVID restrictions. After restrictions are lifted, the successful applicant may work on campus, continue to work remotely, or have a hybrid of the two, as agreed by all parties based on operational requirements.

    Qualifications

    Master's or PhD in a related field (PhD preferred) with 5 years of related experience in research (or equivalent combination of training and experience) is required. Skills in qualitative methods and data management in NVivo, as well as experience conducting literature reviews are required. Strong communication skills with the ability to lead research teams are essential. Knowledge of quantitative methods sufficient to oversee mixed- methods research and prepare manuscripts is an asset. Knowledge of primary care, mental health services, Canadian health policy, and structural determinants of health are assets.

    Additional Information

    Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a voluntary RRSP, health and dental plans and an employee and family assistance program.

    Application Consideration

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Diversity Statement

    Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www. dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Open Date 07/26/2021 Close Date 08/09/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https:// dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/7158

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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