Job offer: Research assistant | McGill-K.E.E.P Lab

Research assistant

Job description

The School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, the Institute for Health Sciences Education at McGill University and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR)

seek a Research Assistant to work in the Knowledge Exchange and Education in the health Professions (K.E.E.P) Lab in the area of evidence-based practice and knowledge translation.


  • Assist in coordinating large federally-funded projects, including working with knowledge users and coordinating team meetings, and project schedules.
  • Coordinate recruitment and data collection across multiple sites in Canada.
  • Work with National Professional association, universities and other major stakeholders.
  • Undertake, under supervision, the entry, organization, coding, and management of large data sets.
  • Work closely with statisticians involved in data analyses.
  • Assist in the preparation of grant reports, manuscripts and conference presentations.
  • Create, organize and maintain databases for quantitative and qualitative data


  • Experience with grant writing
  • Experienced with organizing, managing, coding and analyzing quantitative data
  • Comfortable with software such as Word, Excel and SPSS, NVivo or dedoose
  • Experience with the Canadian common CV
  • At minimum, master’s level education in rehabilitation or related field.
  • Research responsibilities would increase with higher levels of expertise.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • High level organizational skills
  • Sense of motivation and ability to work independently
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours
  • Bilingualism (English, French)

Additional information about the position

  • Start Date: Looking to hire as soon as possible. Consideration of applications will begin immediately until position is filled
  • Work hours and location: This position is for 3 days per week for the fist year. Number of hours may fluctuate for years 2-3. All work will be conducted at the principal investigator’s lab.
  • Remuneration Rate: Remuneration rates will be in line with typical McGill rates, and commensurate with experience.
  • Deadline: February 15st, 2024

How to apply

Interested parties should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Dr. Aliki Thomas at the email below by February 15st, 2024. References will be requested only for those who will be considered for the position.

 Aliki Thomas, PhD, OT (c ), erg.; e-mail:



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