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Graduate Assistant (Research) - Health Sciences Nursing

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Job Title Graduate Assistant (Research) - Health Sciences Nursing
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Position Details
Working with an interdisciplinary research team, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to explore Internationally Educated Nurses’ experiences of working in rural Alberta healthcare environments. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to further develop their knowledge and research skills of mixed methods (Photovoice and surveys). Employment is for 112 hours per academic term (two terms) with the possibility of renewal for two additional terms. 

Duties include:
  • Assisting with ethics application and related documents (e.g., consent forms, participant materials, recruitment materials, etc.)
  • Developing and managing a research log and data management plan
  • Assisting with organizational approval application
  • Managing email research account
  • Developing process for managing participant data (photos, notes, surveys)
  • Converting surveys to Qualtrics platform
  • Assisting with recruitment of participants
  • Assisting with focus group interviews
  • Monitoring survey returns and follow up recruitment emails
  • Assisting with qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Assisting with dissemination of findings
  • Attending research team meetings
  • Additional research duties and activities as needed

We are seeking a candidate who demonstrates the ability to work in a virtual environment; a high-level of competency with computer technology and various software tools (emails, Teams, Zoom, Qualtrics, etc); a commitment to valuing equity, diversity, and inclusion; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; an ability to manage a variety of tasks; and excellent collaborative and team building skills.

Please note: Only registered University of Lethbridge students are eligible to apply.

Salary information can be found in The University of Lethbridge Graduate Students’ Association (ULGSA) Collective Agreement.
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Campus Lethbridge
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 11/10/2023
Close Date 12/01/2023
Open Until Filled
Desired Start Date 01/08/2024
Position End Date (if temporary) 12/31/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment Equity
The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.

The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

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Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Application
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