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Research Assistantships

Athabasca University researchers often hire Research Assistants to help further their academic research.

Researchers wanting to post a Research Assistant opportunity are invited to contact the Research Centre for information on the process.

Duties of a Research Assistant may include:

  • conducting literature reviews
  • assisting with:
    • developing research methodologies and related research instruments
    • preparing and writing reports
    • writing grant proposals
  • collecting, organizing and recording data
  • computing statistics and data analysis
  • preparing materials for ethics review
  • recruiting research participants
  • conducting interviews under established protocols
  • monitoring project budgets
  • participating in research dissemination

Specific duties and responsibilities can be found in the Hiring Research Assistants Procedures (pdf).

We invite you to review our Research Assisant Postings.

Updated April 19 2018 by Research

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