RESEARCH ASSISTANT II
Memorial University
St. John's, NL, CA
1d ago

DUTIES

The successful applicant will be required to perform professional research work independently and collaboratively with SaferMedsNL team members and key stakeholders, including but not limited to government, faculty members, healthcare providers (e.

g. physicians, pharmacists, nurses), members of the public, and strategic organizations (e.g. Choosing Wisely Newfoundland and Labrador, Pharmacists Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information).

  • Duties will include leading various elements of the research process including completing literature searches; interpreting research findings;
  • drafting study protocols and ethics applications; developing questionnaires and surveys; qualitative data collection (e.

  • g. semi-structured interviews, telephone surveys) and analysis; conducting focus groups; writing a report of research findings;
  • and performing other related duties as required. This position may require travel across Newfoundland and Labrador.

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • Research experience (1-3 years) in a health-related or social sciences discipline; a completed master’s degree or completion of most coursework towards a master’s degree involving qualitative research methods;
  • or an approved equivalent combination of experience and training. Sound organizational skills, interpersonal skills and excellent written and oral communication skills in English are essential.

    Knowledge of medical terminology, patient-oriented research, and experience with survey, interview, and focus group research methods are definite assets in this position.

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