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Student Research Assistant: Social Work & Field Education – University of Calgary

Student Research Assistant Position Social Work and Field Education, Faculty of Social Work 

The Transforming the Field Education Landscape: Intersections of Research and Practice in Canadian Social Work Field Education research project, led by Project Director Julie Drolet, invites applications for several Research Assistant position. 

The part-time fixed short-term positions will be for approximately 3 months, with the possibility of extension. 

These positions will be part of the Project Management Office and will be reporting to the Project Director. The tasks and activities include assisting with transcription of interviews and focus groups and contribute to planning various events, such as workshops and webinars (send invitations, develop materials, video record event for the website), and various other activities related to the project. This position will be working closely with the Project Coordinator and Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator. 

Position Description and Summary of Responsibilities: 

Assist with reviews of the academic literature review Assist with the creation of various knowledge mobilization documents (e.g., posters, brochures) Support the project with social media activities Assist with knowledge mobilization and integrated knowledge exchange Assist with transcription work of interviews and focus groups Assist with data collection and data analysis Assist with interpretation and analysis of data collected Assist with report writing, production of research papers suitable for publication, and support knowledge 

mobilization activities Assist with reviews of the academic literature Other research tasks and activities as needed 


Undergraduate student in Social Work (based in Edmonton) Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team Ability to prioritize, plan and organize own workload to meet demands and deadlines Excellent communication via all mediums Ability to work independently and promote good teamwork Computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and experience with Social Media) Knowledge of Nvivo 11.0 is an asset 

Application Deadline: November 1, 2019 If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your cover letter, resume/cv, and a sample of your academic writing to: Dr. Julie Drolet by email: [email protected] 

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes; please note that only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.