(Hourly - Casual) Research Associate, Dean's Department
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB
The Dean's Department in the Cumming School of Medicine is currently seeking a (Hourly) Temporary Casual Research Associate for approximately 2 months.

Reporting to the Manager, Strategic Operations, Dean’s Office, the research associate will complete an intensive project related to pricing and economics of research services, based on an established protocol.

This is a casual position with variable hours. This hourly position working approximately 28 to 35 hours a week.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

Conduct research and provide documentation for use in strategic planning
Will execute an established protocol to gather data related to the sustainability and pricing equity of research services
Conduct evaluations and assessments, provide consulting services to internal and external stakeholders, produce technical documents for publication, and lead project plans from conception to completion
Establishes and maintains effective, productive relationships with staff, peers, immediate supervisor and senior management and with the campus community

Qualifications / Requirements:
Masters Degree – in basics sciences or health

Some exposure to pricing and economics is an asset

Min 10 years of technical experience and completion of post-secondary education in related discipline

Perform detailed design, documentation, and implementation of moderately complex technological systems

Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders

Must be open to learning and development, and be willing to accept new challenges and assignments

Strong understanding of grant proposal, review, approval and budget management processes

Demonstrated communication, organization, innovation, and interpersonal skills

Advanced or expert skills in MS Office Suite, Internet

Knowledge of University core business systems is desirable

A positive attitude and the ability to work independently and as part of the team
Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled; however, applicants will be reviewed as they are received.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.