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The Research Assistant will support the research activities for a quantitative research project on food allergy, in adherence with ethics protocols and guidelines. The incumbent will handle the day-to-day research duties required for the operation of the research centre, and may be a liaison between the research team and study participants. The incumbent will assist in the dissemination of research results arising from these projects, and perform quantitative data collection, entry and processing. The Research Assistant may also assist with the preparation of any required documents, coordinate travel, and organize meetings for the research team.
Undergraduate degree in a relevant area of focus
1 year of work experience supporting research in a related technical field
Skills, Abilities & Expertise:
Detail-oriented with an ability to function and process information with high levels of accuracy
Ability to employ a systematic and efficient approach to work
Personable and courteous in working relationships with colleagues, students and the public
Ability to collect and analyze data in an objective manner
Familiarity with regulations and guidelines governing research
Familiarity with methods for research design, implementation, and analysis
Familiarity with experimental design and analysis
Computer skills with the ability to learn and use software programs
Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to work independently and effectively as a member of the team to achieve department goals
Verbal and written communication skills with the ability to document technical information
Applying at Western
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