Research Associate, School of Public Health
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK
Research Associate, School of Public Health (req4768)

The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Indigenous engagement is a strategic priority.

Department: School of Public Health
Location: Saskatoon
Status: Term with the possibility of extension
Employment Group: Research
Shift: 4 days a week; 30 working hours
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 0.8
Salary Information: The salary range, is $24.00 - 32.00 per hour. The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Posted Date: 7/26/2019
Closing Date: Until Filled.
Number of Openings: 1

Research Associate

Unit: School of Public Health

Status: Term, up to 8 months

Full Time Equivalency (FTE): 0.8 FTE

Salary Range: $25.05 per hour; you will also receive extended health benefits including dental and life insurance.

Primary Purpose

To provide research support for a project entitled “A Neglected Health Sector: Improving the Health and Wellness of Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers.”

Nature of the Work

Reporting to Dr. Alexander Crizzle, the Research Associate will work at the University (will have a designated work-space) and be part of a research group, however, some independent work is required. The selected candidate is expected to work from 9am to 5pm and will work with sensitive data. Examples of topics that the Research Associate will help with include occupational, environmental, nutritional and mental health, as well as other aspects related to health and wellness of commercial motor vehicle drivers. No travel is involved.


Merge two databases
Clean database (coding of variables)
Perform quantitative data analyses including linear and logistic regressions
Analyze qualitative data
Assist in the writing of manuscripts, grants, and reports
Liaise with stakeholders to inform policy change and implementation


Preference will given to applicants who have completed a Master’s or PhD with experience in both quantitative and qualitative methodology, developing manuscripts and reports, as well as grant writing.

The candidate must demonstrate sound decision-making and professional integrity; exemplary interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written; time management and organizational skills; analytical skills; ability work effectively both independently and in a team-oriented and diverse atmosphere; proficiency in MS Office and statistical software packages (e.g. SPSS and SAS); and attention to detail.

To apply, please e-mail a copy of your CV, a list of three references, and your cover letter to:

Dr. Alexander Crizzle

School of Public Health

University of Saskatchewan


The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. The University must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.