Research Assistant

University of Alberta

This position is a part of the Non-Academic Staff Association (NASA).

This position has an end date of 12/31/2023.

Location – North Campus Edmonton. This role is hybrid with a mix of remote and in-person.

Working for the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.


The Research Assistant will be part of a research team that perform research on children and adolescent sexual health and sexuality education. 

The Research Assistant will work closely with PI to develop, coordinate, and submit applications for grant funding and writing manuscripts.


  • Performing Systematic or scoping reviews with research team using Covidence 
  • Perform data collection activities with PI 
  • Perform the qualitative data analysis using NviVO 
  • Writing manuscripts for publications 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in a Health Sciences discipline 
  • Skill and experience with qualitative analysis, preferred 
  • Demonstrated superior communications and interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent initiative and ability to work with limited supervision

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

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

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