Research Assistant, Project on Water Governance and Indigenous Law at UBC. Due: Sept 9, 2016 (12 pm)
The student research assistant will support projects for the Project on Water Governance and Indigenous Law, a multi-year SSHRC Partnership Grant.
Position will be approximately 10 hours per week from September to December, with the possibility of extension and further research collaboration.
- logistics for partner meetings (accommodation, travel, handouts, room arrangements)
- taking notes -background research including literature reviews and data base assessment
- logistics for summer meeting
- social media
- support for administrative tasks including copy-editing, network building and data assessment Qualifications
- interest/knowledge in Aboriginal issues, organizations, and resources
- a solid work ethic
- strong research skills
- excellent computer skills including Office, WordPress, and if possible
Adobe Creative Suite
- proven written and verbal communication abilities
- strong interpersonal and organizational skills
- an ability and willingness to work independently and on a team
- accuracy and attention to detail in creating and reviewing documents and databases
- aptitudes in prioritization and meeting deadlines
- skill in design and layout
This position is open to upper year undergraduate and graduate students at UBC.
Please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to apply: Noon, Friday, September 9th 2016.
The Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences, is looking for a Graduate Research Assistant to evaluate the short-term impact of a new course, CAPS 200, on student¹s ability to effectively understand and communicate the thought process, logic motivation and scientific techniques used in biomedical sciences.
A full description of the position can be found in the attached PDF: GRA job ad Osborne
This position supports Maaj Consulting Group Inc. who provide a variety of consulting services, such as research writing, environmental scans, organizational evaluations, and academic editing for a variety of Aboriginal initiatives.
• Provide a high level of research support ensuring quality service and professionalism for every client.
• Manage efficiently in a multi-tasked environment and ensure deadlines are met
• Apply appropriate due diligence ensuring accuracy in preparing and promptly completing all required supporting documentation (ie reports, presentations, correspondence/communications, tables, charts, files, etc.)
• Be able to perform basis statistical analysis (quantitative) and report on findings
• Maintain proficiency with software applications/programs and/or department specific systems as required (ie. MS Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
• Proficient knowledge and use of APA format
• Ensure the optimal level of client service and professionalism is provided
• Provide accurate, organized and efficient administrative support; collect and track data, research information, process reports
• Consistently exercise discretion in managing correspondence, information and all matters of confidentiality;
• Prioritize and manage own workflow to ensure quality and efficiency (ie. meet deadlines; be flexible in adjusting to changing work priorities)
• Use software programs and other tools or equipment with ease and efficiency, and provide documents/information that effectively support the needs of the team
• Efficiently manage expectations/concerns through strong communication skills, both verbal and written
• Take initiative to identify and recommend improvements in own job function, research and/or investigate issues requiring resolution in order to execute on assigned tasks
• Be an effective team player and flexible in adjusting to changing work priorities
• Participate fully as a member of the team and contribute to a positive work environment
• Keep others in the immediate team informed and up-to-date about the status/progress of projects, and all relevant or useful information related to day-to-day activities
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel
• Excellent knowledge and proficiency in PowerPoint
• Exceptional organization skills
• Able to work in a fast paced environment
• Proactive and flexible to work in a changing environment and work demands
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Preference will be given to qualified First Nations person
Office: 6520 Salish Drive, Vancouver, BC V6N 2C7
One Office Day per week: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm
Hours: 6 to 8 hours a week to start
How to apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, contact information, and 2 references to Dr. Rosalin Miles at Rmiles@maaj.ca by February 7, 2014.
Dr. Rosalin Miles
Empowering Aboriginal Communities
CEO & President, Maaj Consulting Group Inc. http://www.maaj.ca
Executive Director, Aboriginal Physical Activity & Cultural Circle http://www.a-pacc.com
President, Aboriginal Mother Centre Society http://www.aboriginalmothercentre.ca