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Positions/Postes : Research Associate at the RSTP

Source: Rural and Small Town Program, Mount Allison University.
Mount Allison University is pleased to invite applications for the position of Research Associate in the Rural and Small Town Program. This is a full-time term appointment until April 30, 2012.

The Research Associate will work in a team environment leading or sharing responsibilities for a variety of research and community outreach projects. The incumbent will conduct primary and secondary research, including data collection, analysis, interpretation, and report writing. The incumbent will contribute to the development of new research project ideas and assist in identifying potential funding sources for Program activities. A modest level of supervision will be provided by the Director to ensure quality and timeliness of work. Some travel within the Atlantic region and else-where may be involved.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Master's level degree in a Social Sciences field (Planning, Geography, Environmental Studies, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, International Relations) from a recognized post-secondary institution, and one to three years of relevant research experience. Bilingualism is not required but is a preferred asset. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Competency in Microsoft Office 2007 suite (Word, EXCEL, PowerPoint) and SPSS is a requirement. The successful candidate will also demonstrate experience conducting literature reviews, interviews, focus groups, and other forms of primary research.

If you are interested in the challenges and opportunities that this position has to offer, please forward your application on or before April 6, 2010 to: Human Resources Department Mount Allison University 65 York Street, Sackville, NB E4L 1E4 Fax: (506) 364-2385, Email:


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